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Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

...under Hobbs' catch, weighing in at 277 pounds caught by Ned Freidman from Chiloquin, Oregon, according to the Homer Chamber of Commerce website, homeralaska.org, which provides an up-to-date standing of derby winners. Three of more than...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-08-27/only-three-weeks-to-reel
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Adventurer completes Pacific crossing

...group met them on the beach by the Seafarers Memorial. Debbie Speakman, director of membership relations of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, welcomed the women to Homer with a bottle of champagne. Outen now has traveled about 16...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23/adventurer-completes-pacific-crossin
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Anglers report larger halibut

...8-pound and 323.2-pound fish that won in 2011 and 2012, respectively. That derby runs through Sept. 15. Homer Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim Lavrakas said at least a handful of fish heavier than 200 pounds had been weighed in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-27/anglers-report-larger-halibut
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Kenai angler wins winter king tournament

...ended with hooks out of the water by 4 p.m. This was the 21st Winter King Salmon Tournament sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. The strong turnout this year topped the 700 fishermen that participated in 2013. Tepp's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-23/kenai-angler-wins-winter-king-tourna
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Kenai angler wins winter king tournament

...ended with hooks out of the water by 4 p.m. This was the 21st Winter King Salmon Tournament sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. The strong turnout this year topped the 700 fishermen that participated in 2013. Tepp's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/kenai-angler-wins-winter-king-tourna
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Five recreational activities to explore before tourists arrive

...Homer's 22nd Annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival starts May 8 and runs until May 11. Robbi Mixon from the Homer Chamber of Commerce said events will take place all over town with guest speakers, musical performances and art gallery openings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-01/five-recreational-activities-to-expl
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Hundreds testify to BOF

...their opposition to proposals that would limit the commercial drift fishery. Jim Lavrakas, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce, said the city feared a loss of revenue. "About 100 commercial drift boats are ported in Homer," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-02/hundreds-testify-to-bof
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Halibut derby tagged fish entrants look forward to drawing

...in the running for the derby's prizes, marking a banner year for tagged fish caught, said Jim Lavrakas, Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center executive director. The derby is open to anyone visiting the Peninsula, Lavrakas said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-28/halibut-derby-tagged-fish-entrants-l
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35.10-pound king salmon wins tournament

...Kuligowski's winnings totaled $15,393. Held Saturday, this was the 20th year for the tournament, sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. More than 700 anglers fishing from 216 vessels - of those vessels six were kayak - entered in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2013-04-05/3510-pound-king-salmon-w
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Area collections abound for toys for less fortunate

...Gifts ? Lynden Transport ? Midas ? Spenard Builders Supply ? Soldotna Chamber ? Stanley Chrysler Homer ? Homer Chamber of Commerce ? First National Bank Alaska ? Spenard Builders Supply Drop location for Operation Christmas Child...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-18/area-collections-abound-for-toys-for
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