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Lull in sockeye fishing as late run kings to open

...average of 12.6 pounds per ground fish, according to Fish and Game, but anglers have had a lot of luck with jigs or lighter tackle, Miller said. Recently, a sport fishing charter caught in three days two halibut tagged in the Homer Jackpot Halibut...
In praise of pinks

...saltwater. They will usually take most any lure. On light tackle, they fight like trophy trout. When caught in prime...customers have a lot of fun with 'em, fishing with light tackle." Some of King's customers have had mounts made...
An Outdoor View: Mobility matters

...jumping fish and water burbling past the boat. This late in the season, silvers can be huge, so catching one on light tackle is a challenge. In late July, a silver might weigh eight or nine pounds. In late September, they can weigh 14 pounds...
Fishing the salt

...and halibut. Novakovich usually tries to make every trip a "combo," trolling for salmon and drift-jigging with light tackle for halibut. The catch might also include rockfish, lingcod, Pacific cod and pink salmon.Not all charters offer...
Halibut fishing made easy

...a better chance of setting the hook in a fish. The lighter terminal gear used in drift jigging allows you to use lighter tackle. The old broom stick and winch I once used on halibut weighed far more than my drift-jigging outfit. The lighter...
Saltwater: Fishing the briny deep

...sea. August is silver salmon season, especially in Homer and Seward. These acrobatic fish are great fun to catch on light tackle. Most anglers troll or mooch for silvers with herring. A combo trip for silvers and halibut is a fun way to finish...
'Fair, with some bright spots'

...counted on Tuesday. With salmon fishing slow, this might be the perfect weekend to stow the salmon rods, break out the light tackle and check out one of the many lakes stocked with trout or landlocked salmon. "Stocked lakes are still good. The spring...
Soldotna man gets big 'but

...surprised that he caught it on light tackle. "It's the biggest fish I've...taking this most recent fish on light tackle. "I caught a 360-pounder in...Getting this incredible fish on light tackle, it was my biggest accomplishment...


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