Golden North Salmon Derby

James McKnight holds a coho salmon he caught on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at the Golden North Salmon Derby. The fish, weighed at 17.7 pounds, was the largest one caught at the derby. (Courtesy Photo | Derby Committee)

Salmon Derby winner finds good luck, victory ‘shocking’

When James McKnight pulled a coho salmon out of the water Saturday morning, he knew it was big. He didn’t realize quite how big, though.… Continue reading


Tesla Cox, left, and Deanne Fuller on the Lil’ Mermaid show their silver salmon during the 72nd Annual Golden North Salmon Derby on Friday, August 17, 2018, sponsored by the Territorial Sportsmen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘Alaska navy’ nets derby cohos

August means coho fishing in Juneau, and there are few places better to sport fish for silvers near Juneau than the west side of Admiralty… Continue reading