Seward, Alaska is famous for its silver, or coho, salmon fishing. The Seward Silver Salmon Derby takes place the second week in August and is the oldest (longest running) fishing derby in the state!
Silver salmon are pound-for-pound the hardest-fighting salmon; in the ocean, they are a beautiful silver color and they are considered by many to be the tastiest salmon species. Most of the silvers we catch weight between 7 and 12 lbs., but the occasional fish over 15 lbs. is caught.
Fishing season: These salmon appear in the Resurrection Bay area in mid June and stick around until early fall.
Bag limit: 3-6/day, per person, depending on statistical are fished for Silver Salmon.