Alberni Outpost is hosting its second annual Pink Salmon Kayak Fishing Derby with all proceeds from the event benefitting the Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery.
The hatchery introduced a program that returned the pink run to local waters over the past few years.
The derby takes place Sept. 1-2 at Maffeo Sutton Park from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Prizes, which include an ocean kayak, will be awarded at the end of the derby on Sunday.
The $35 entry fee includes a salmon barbecue hosted by the Nanaimo and Area Land Trust.
Entry ballots can be found at www.albernioutpost.com along with rules and regulations.
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