Ceremony to award prizes of 70th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby Thursday night

    Also, see our photo collection of the 70th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby.


    It's  $10,000 cash and a slew of prizes for Katy (Katherine) Dimond as the 70th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby top fish winner.

    Dimond's Douglas weigh-in on Saturday showed a 27.4 pound King.  That's the same weight that won the derby last year. [That winning fish was turned in by Jody Hass.

    Derby Prizes will be awarded Thursday at Centennial Hall, doors open at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony is at 7:00 p.m.

    Event co-chair Matt Robus provided News of the North details on Thursday night's plans:

    For official results and list of prizes visit here.

    Final results of the 70th Golden North Salmon Derby have been released. See below for more pics!

    PLACE


    DATE

    MILITARY
    TIME


    POUNDS

    KING OR
    COHO

    FIRST
    NAME

    LAST NAME


    STATION

    1

    Saturday

    17:38

    27.4

    King

    Katherine Dimond

    Douglas

    2

    Saturday

    8:06

    25.3

    King

    Ben Ng

    AB

    3

    Friday

    10:29

    23.1

    King

    Aaron Katzeek

    AB

    4

    Saturday

    13:01

    22.4

    King

    Laurie Godkin

    AB

    5

    Sunday

    9:01

    22.2

    King

    Matthew Godkin

    AB

    6

    Saturday

    12:56

    21.8

    King

    Sierra Eason

    AB

    7

    Saturday

    12:38

    21.1

    King

    Astrid Bethers

    Amalga

    8

    Saturday

    12:08

    20.8

    King

    Abbey Wilwert

    AB

    9

    Friday

    12:32

    20.1

    King

    Jackie Dimond

    Douglas

    10

    Saturday

    8:24

    20.1

    King

    Jason Sims

    AB

    11

    Friday

    9:33

    19.5

    King

    Karissa Jackson

    AB

    12

    Friday

    18:26

    19.5

    King

    Ryan Judson

    AB

    13

    Saturday

    8:11

    19.5

    King

    Ben Jr. Ng

    AB

    14

    Saturday

    14:53

    19.5

    Coho

    Harold Moeser

    AB

    15

    Saturday

    12:14

    19.3

    Coho

    Laura Martinson

    AB

    16

    Saturday

    17:11

    19.3

    Coho

    Matthew Johns

    AB

    17

    Saturday

     16:09

    19.3

    Coho

    Ole Taug III

    Douglas

    18

    Saturday

    12:26

    19.2

    King

    Levi Cumlat

    AB

    19

    Sunday

    16:11

    19.1

    Coho

    Jayme Johns

    AB

    20

    Sunday

    8:40

    19.0

    King

    Myron M Martin

    AB

    21

    Saturday

    18:33

    18.9

    King

    Leon Bus

    Douglas

    22

    Friday

    15:48

    18.8

    King

    Jackie Smith

    Douglas

    23

    Friday

    17:49

    18.7

    King

    Rosalie Nizich

    AB

    24

    Friday

    16:55

    18.3

    Coho

    Shari Guenther

    AB

    25

    Sunday

    15:53

    18.2

    Coho

    Jerffery Johns

    AB

    26

    Friday

    17:31

    18.0

    Coho

    Barbara Burnett

    AB

    27

    Saturday

    13:02

    18.0

    King

    Jerry Godkin

    AB

    28

    Saturday

    14:03

    18.0

    Coho

    Travis Held

    AB

    29

    Saturday

     18:02

    18.0

    Coho

    Matt Creelman

    Douglas

    30

    Saturday

    12:26

    17.9

    Coho

    Justin Chaput

    Amalga

    31

    Sunday

    17:53

    17.9

    Coho

    Dennis Bevegni

    AB

    32

    Saturday

    11:56

    17.6

    Coho

    Leonard Johnson

    AB

    33

    Sunday

    16:43

    17.6

    Coho

    Robert Dilley

    AB

    34

    Friday

    15:24

    17.5

    Coho

    Lee Kernan

    AB

    35

    Saturday

    17:45

    17.5

    Coho

    Karl Rud

    AB

    36

    Friday

    17:09

    17.3

    Coho

    Brenda Mize

    AB

    37

    Saturday

    17:15

    17.3

    Coho

    Angelique Lee

    AB

    38

    Friday

    15:24

    17.2

    Coho

    Steven Peterson

    AB

    39

    Friday

    14:45

    17.1

    King

    Larry Edfelt

    AB

    40

    Friday

    17:26

    17.1

    Coho

    Thomas Dawson

    AB

    41

    Saturday

    17:02

    16.8

    Coho

    Drew Gordner

    AB

    42

    Saturday

    17:33

    16.7

    King

    Tyson Lee

    AB

    43

    Sunday

    16:37

    16.7

    Coho

    Tyler Mathews

    Douglas

    44

    Saturday

    9:29

    16.6

    Coho

    Scott Wellard

    AB

    45

    Friday

    16:44

    16.5

    King

    Haley Tokuoka-Yearout

    Amalga

    46

    Saturday

    8:30

    16.5

    Coho

    Cory Whiting

    AB

    47

    Saturday

    16:53

    16.5

    Coho

    Caden Johns

    AB

    48

    Sunday

    17:15

    16.5

    King

    Laurette Ng

    Amalga

    49

    Friday

    18:00

    16.4

    Coho

    Edward Garity

    AB

    50

    Friday

    18:29

    16.4

    Coho

    Samantha Keopple

    Douglas

    51

    Sunday

    15:34

    16.4

    Coho

    Walter Adams

    AB

    52

    Sunday

     16:33

    16.4

    King

    John Dimond

    Douglas

    53

    Friday

    15:49

    16.3

    Coho

    Shannon Smith

    Douglas

    54

    Friday

    18:28

    16.3

    Coho

    Kaden Befegni

    AB

    55

    Sunday

     10:45

    16.3

    King

    Dave Pusich

    Douglas

    56

    Friday

    17:16

    16.2

    Coho

    Shaun Bethers

    AB

    57

    Saturday

    8:47

    16.2

    Coho

    Harold Westman

    Douglas

    58

    Sunday

    8:44

    16.2

    Coho

    Bruce Tangeman

    Amalga

    59

    Sunday

    17:14

    16.2

    Coho

    Nicole Ng

    Amalga

    60

    Friday

    11:05

    16.0

    Coho

    Vickie Perry

    AB

    61

    Saturday

    18:17

    16.0

    Coho

    Dylan Listberger

    AB

    62

    Sunday

    14:36

    16.0

    Coho

    Kim Garnero

    Douglas

    63

    Friday

    14:33

    15.9

    Coho

    Aurora Hamilton

    AB

    64

    Saturday

    17:41

    15.9

    Coho

    JJ Follenweider

    AB

    65

    Sunday

    12:50

    15.9

    Coho

    Jan Somerville

    AB

    66

    Sunday

    16:48

    15.9

    Coho

    Andy Meiners

    AB

    67

    Sunday

    16:50

    15.9

    Coho

    Blain Hartley

    AB

    68

    Sunday

    14:58

    15.8

    Coho

    James A Kelly

    Amalga

    69

    Sunday

    15:09

    15.8

    King

    Cheri Zepp

    AB

    70

    Sunday

    17:17

    15.8

    Coho

    Patrick Parenzin

    Douglas

     

    SUNDAY AT THE GOLDEN NORTH SALMON DERBY:

    Katie Rae McKeown and a nice coho!

    Congratulations to Audra Murdoch, the winner of a Freya gift bag.

    Chandler Conrad has the smallest fish of the day at Auke Bay so far. This one weighs in at 4.0 lbs!

    #1 coho at Auke Bay caught by Jayme Johns. 19.1 lbs!

    United States Coast Guard flying over Auke Bay in search of man reported overboard near the Breakwater.

    Congratulations to Matthew Godkin, sporting his 22.2 pound King and his second $50 at Auke Bay. Thanks to the Panhandlers for sending it in!

    A slow day at Amalga Harbor so far, but the Hoochie Mamas always know how to brighten everybody's day!


    SATURDAY AT THE GOLDEN NORTH SALMON DERBY:

    Kelly Peres and Senator Dennis Egan are laughing it up.

    Here's Auke Bay's largest Coho for Saturday (so far). It's Laura Martinson's 19.3 pounder!

    Here's a new addition in the (unofficial) #3 position for the GNSD on Saturday. That's Abby Wilwert's 20.8 pound King!

    Kathryn Vandoor weighed in with this 14.9 pounder.

    The same family that brought in the derby leader (see below) also brought in this 19.5 pound King - Thanks Benjamin!!!

    Now THAT'S a King Salmon and THAT's a smile!!! Here's your new Derby leader. Ben Ng at 25.3 pounds!!! Nice!!!

    Nicole Ng was the first under 12 year old with a fish so she wins the Panhandlers really BIG BEAR!!

    Kissin' Kami expresses her true feelings for coho salmon. She'd like a lot more to visit!

    Karsynn Fairclough brought by a 14.2 pound coho. She's 9 years old!

    And here's Kacen Fairclough's 12.8 pounder!

    Here's a pic from Amalga Harbor taken at about 7:15 a.m. Saturday by Rob Kindred. So far, so good!

    When the weather gets wet & lumpy one must improvise.... just ask Devon West!!


    FRIDAY AT THE GOLDEN NORTH SALMON DERBY

    There were lots of scholarship fish for the Territorial Sportsmen Association's Scholarship fund, but these were the top ten fish in the first day of the 70th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby:

    RANK DAY NAME FISH WEIGHT LOCATION TIME
    1 FRIDAY Aaron Katzeek  king 23.1 AB 10:29
    2 FRIDAY Jackie Dimond king 20.1 DOUGLAS 12:32
    3 FRIDAY Karissa Jackson king 19.5 AB 9:33
    4 FRIDAY Ryan Judson king 19.5 AB 18:26
    5 FRIDAY Jackie Smith king 18.8 DOUGLAS 15:48
    6 FRIDAY Rosaine Nizch king 18.7 AB 17:49
    7 FRIDAY Shari Guether coho 18.3 AB 16:55
    8 FRIDAY Barbara Burnett coho 18 AB 17:31
    9 FRIDAY lee Kerman coho 17.5 AB 15:24
    10 FRIDAY Brenda Mize coho 17.3 AB 17:09

    The derby continues through Sunday.

    Visit the official Golden North Salmon Derby website for more information.

    Listen to KINY and Juneau Radio Center Stations for live updates from the weigh stations all weekend!


    Here's the latest to break into the Top 5. This one was #2 Friday afternoon. It's Jackie Diamond's 20.1 pound King from Douglas.

    Here's a nice King from Amalga Harbor. This one is unofficially in 8th place Friday afternoon at 16.5 pounds. Congrats to Haley Tokuoka Yearaut!!!

    From Derby Reporter Rob Kindred at Amalga Harbor - Friday:

    The Amalga Harbor Hoochie Mamas:

    John Kingeter has been doing the derby for 19 years. Here's his '92 Glen-L Stitch and Glue that he built in Kodiak: 

    From Derby Reporter Steve Allwine in Auke Bay - Friday:

    Aaron Katzeek's 23.1 pound King!!

    A picture shot near Favorite Reef on Day 1:

    Here's your early Golden North Salmon Derby leader: Karrissa Jackson - 19.5 pounds!!! It was weighed in at Auke Bay just before 10:00 A.M.

    Visit the official Golden North Salmon Derby website for more information.

    Listen to KINY and Juneau Radio Center Stations for live updates from the weigh stations all weekend!

     

     

     

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