32nd Annual Salmon derby starts Friday
The 32nd Annual Petersburg Chamber of Commerce King Salmon Derby gets underway this Friday morning at 7 a.m. The derby continues through the Memorial Day Weekend and ends Monday at 5 p.m.
Two tagged fish will be available for anglers this year. Derby Committee member Doug Welde reported two King Salmon were tagged on Wednesday morning near Frederick Point. The tagged fish could bring a derby angler a chance at $5,000 from Hammer and Wikan and the other could garner a $10,000 prize sponsored by Alaska Marine Lines and the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
Welde along with volunteers spent abo...