Alberni sockeye derby needs junior registrants

The Alberni Valley Tyee Club has nearly $700 in prizes collected for the junior portion of the annual sockeye derby on Sunday, July 17, but a dearth of juniors to compete. So they have extended the registration time to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16.

The Alberni Valley Tyee Club has nearly $700 in prizes collected for the junior portion of the annual sockeye derby on Sunday, July 17, but a dearth of juniors to compete. So they have extended the registration time to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16.

Junior fishers must be under 16 years old and fishing with a senior member of the Tyee Club. Please pre-register at Gone Fishin’ by 3 p.m. on Saturday, Tyee Club spokesperson Rachel Crozier said.

Fishing begins at first light and ends at 10:30 a.m. Weigh-in takes place between 11–11:45 a.m. at Clutesi Haven Marina, and prizes will be awarded at noon.

Salmon Festival boundaries apply, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada rules are applicable. For clarification, please ask a Tyee Club member.