5th Annual Human Powered Fishing Derby

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Tim Dillon

2013HumanPoweredFishDerbySeldovia Chamber of commerce is holding its 5th annual Human Powered Fishing Derby on Memorial Day weekend; 8:00 a.m. Friday May 24 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday May 26th. All kayaks, rowboats, and other human powered craft are welcome. No motors and no fishing from the shore.

Entry is $35 per fishing rod. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest halibut, salmon, cod and black rockfish. Anglers who weigh in any of these species will become eligible for the grand prize; a 17′ EasyRider single kayak outfitted with all accessories. All entrants must depart from and return to the Seldovia harbor. Weigh-ins occur each day at 4:00 p.m. in the Seldovia harbor. To register call Tim Dillon @ 299-3710 or register at the Seldovia harbor office during the three days of the event.

The derby will culminate with a community fish fry potluck on Sunday May 26th @ 4:00 p.m.; everyone is welcome to attend the fish fry. Last year we had 39 boats enter the derby and hosted over 120 people at the fish fry.


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