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Fishing report: Silvers slow to show, reds still running

...past week subside, giving anglers fishing for halibut a little bit of an easier time finding the bottom. The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby runs through Sept. 15; the current leader is a 224.4-pound fish caught by Linda Scott of Bloomington...
Fishing report: King fishing improves, sockeyes building slowly

...and 6 in possession.In the saltwater, fishing for halibut continues to be good. The current leader in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is a 199.8-pound fish caught by Jason Solberg of Glyndon, Minnesota. The derby runs through Sept...
Fishing report: Sockeye move up Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...also are reporting catching of king and sockeye salmon. At the other end of the peninsula, first place in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is currently held by Michael Simonsen of Easton, Maryland, who caught a 137.2-pound halibut while fishing...
Fishing report: Slow start for kings, but plenty of other options

...saltwater, halibut fishing continues to improve, with a number of larger fish being landed. The new leader in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is a 199.8-pound fish caught by Jason Solbreg of Blyndon, Minnesota, while fishing with Capt. Shane...
Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

Anglers still aiming to come out on top in the 28th annual Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby have less than three weeks to haul in the winning catch. There is some stiff competition. On August 19, 16-year-old...
Iowa angler wins halibut derby jackpot

...while fishing with Capt. David Bayes of Central Charters. The wait ended at 9 p.m. Sunday, when the 27th Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby came to an end and Jones was crowned the winner. "Who'd have thought that after all that, I'd win...
Halibut derby tagged fish entrants look forward to drawing

Sherman Ampey is so excited, so thrilled, he tells everyone he meets back home in Michigan about catching a Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby tagged halibut during his summer fishing trip to the Kenai Peninsula. "I can't believe it," he said...
Russian River, Kenai River rainbow trout openers set for Monday

...m., Friday, -2.7 feet. Add 30 minutes for the Clam Gulch area. Homer resident Christy Russ leads the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby with her 128 pounder caught June 2 on North Country Halibut Charters with captain Ben Martin aboard the Fringe...
Mixed bag: halibut, sockeye, trout on tap

...coming in from the area south of Flat Islands. Pam Seward of LaMirada, Calif., currently holds the lead in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby with her 219.6-pound barn door caught June 15 on the Arctic Addiction with Captain Mike Manns of Mann's...
Salmon pulse through again

...on Wednesday aboard the Daze Off with Capt. Willie Beachy of Reel Fun Charters to become the new leader in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby. However, hours before that fish came in, Pam Hanshaw of Homer weighed in two halibut she caught - a 230...


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