Description: The thrill of hooking and landing a large fish on one of Alaska’s flowing waters can be an experience not soon forgotten. Prolong this excitement by entering your catch in this category for a chance to win select prizes as well as perhaps even the Roadside Angler grand prize.

Terms: Fish must be taken from shore or by the use of canoe, kayak, float tube or other light non-motorized watercraft.

Associated Categories: Entries may automatically qualify for listing in one or more of the All Species & Waters, Catch & Release, and Fly-Fishing categories.

Qualifications: Become a registered paid member at; please follow highlighted links. Derby Rules are found here and Derby Fish Entry Forms here.


Species that qualify for this list are as follows:


Pacific Salmon

King (Chinook) Salmon

Red (Sockeye) Salmon

Pink (Humpback) Salmon

Chum (Dog) Salmon

Silver (Coho) Salmon

Landlocked Salmon (King/Silver)

Kokanee (Red)


Trout & Char

Steelhead Trout

Rainbow Trout

Lake Trout

Dolly Varden

Arctic Char


Other Freshwater Fish

Arctic Grayling


Whitefish (All Species)

Northern Pike