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Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby

Kevin Barabash of Port Alberni took top spot-and $1,000 in prize money-in the Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby for May with his 26 lb 1 oz (11.8 kilogram) fish.

Cliff McCool took second ($250 in prize money) for his 22 lb 5 oz (10.1 kilogram) fish and Dana Porter wins $100 for a 20 lb . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby

Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby 2012

Season tickets for the Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby are now on sale for just $35 until March 31st! Give the gift they’ll love: a summer of fishing to win thousands of dollars. Get into the true spirit of giving as you will automatically be donating to salmon enhancement on the west coast.

Mike . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby 2012

The Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby winners for the month of July are in.

The Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby winners for the month of July are in.

Michael Claymore from Lake Stevens, Washington reeled in a 17 kg (37 lb 10 oz) Chinook salmon on July 29 taking first place just two days before the month end deadline and a $5,000 prize.

Second place went to Bill . . . → Read More: Salmon derby winners for July

Vote Ucluelet as Canada’s ultimate fishing town

Cast your vote to make Ucluelet Canada’s ultimate fishing town. The nominations for the best fishing town are starting to pile up and it won’t take more than a few minutes to cast your vote for Ucluelet and name a beneficiary of $25,000.

A good sized Spring aka Chinook salmon

Ucluelet Chamber of . . . → Read More: Vote Ucluelet as Canada’s ultimate fishing town

Genetically Modified Salmon: 5 Reasons to Say Not on My Plate

Earlier this week, Alaskan senators Mark Begich (D) and Lisa Murkowski (R) reintroduced legislation to ban genetically modified salmon—a cockail species of sorts created by the biotechnology company Aquabounty that has earned the name “Frankenfish” for containing genes from three different fish. If approved, the species would be the first genetically modified organism (GMO) . . . → Read More: Genetically Modified Salmon: 5 Reasons to Say Not on My Plate

Derby awards $7000 for fish

Todd Jennings of High Roller charters was presented with a cheque for $7,000 as the first monthly winner in the Ucluelet Salmon Ladder Derby. He caught his prize winning fish, a 35 lb. 3 oz. chinook on June 27th off Lighthouse Bank, using a Hootchie lure. He purchased his derby ticket at the Number . . . → Read More: Derby awards $7000 for fish