Shawn Curley stops by the studio to talk about the 2018 Coho Derby in Wrangell, a throwback event. (June Leffler/ KSTK)



Talk on the Rock is KSTK’s live call-in show. Every Tuesday at 1pm we welcome a local guest to discuss events and topics of interest to our little island town. For this week’s episode, host June Leffler spoke with Shawn Curley. He’s chairing this year’s coho derby, the first one since 1996. After the Alaska Department of Fish and Game severely limited sport fishing for Kings around the whole island, the derby committee decided to bring back a silver derby. Curley gives us a bit of history on this throwback event. And some fishing tips, sort of.