The Columbia Pacific Food Bank, Salmon Derby fundraiser is September 10, 2022!

We are sending you out to hook fish to help us feed the hungry.

Hooking For Hunger is a fun, family-friendly, fishing derby. Fish for Chinook and Coho in the beautiful Columbia River. Then the event moves to the Columbia County Fairgrounds. There will be cash prizes, a raffle, a silent auction, music, dinner catered by Ixtapa, and more at the after-party.

All proceeds go to support the Food Bank’s effort to end food insecurity in Columbia County. Plus, anglers will have the option to donate some or all of their catch to the Food Bank.

Here are all the details–

  • September 10, 2022
  • Weigh-ins from 2 pm – 4 pm
  • Dinner served at 5 pm
  • Silent auction, raffle, and fun to follow
  • Biggest Fish
    • Grand prize $1000
    • 2nd place $500
    • 3rd place $100
  • Team Prizes
    • Rods, reels, and kill bags
  • You must purchase a ticket by Sept 09, 2022, 11:59 pm to participate
  • Complete Derby rules can be found at this link
  • You can purchase tickets using the form below, if the form doesn’t display correctly on your device use this link instead


Thank you to the following businesses for sponsoring the Hooking For Hunger Salmon Derby

Cascadia Home Loans

Pacific Stainless Products, Inc.

Down To Fish Guide Service

Global Partners

InRoads Credit Union

Hudson Garbage & Portable Toilet Service

Rightline Equipment

Teevin Bros. Land & Timber Co.

Dillard’s Moorage