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Iowa angler wins halibut derby jackpot

...other tagged halibut has been announced, the value of Peters' tag, which is one of the 'big ones' according to Paula Frisinger, will be announced at a Friday press conference. After Jones returning home from his fishing trip to Alaska, he...
Halibut derby tagged fish entrants look forward to drawing

...Also, new to this year, the chamber adds every 75 cents earned per derby ticket to the $10,000 jackpot, said Paula Frisinger, chamber derby coordinator. Ampey, of Paw Paw, Mich., does not know for certain what he'd do with $50,000...
Three days; two derby fish

...May 15, local captains catch, tag and release halibut for anglers to catch later. This year 115 are tagged, said Paula Frisinger, Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center derby coordinator.So far, sport fishing charters have caught 13...
Fishermen, drop your hooks

...the 26th annual Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce. For the fourth year, Paula Frisinger is at the helm, coordinating the event that continues until 9 p.m. Sept. 30. Whether fishermen pay $10 for...
Annual season kick off sends anglers on hunt for kings and cash in Homer

...the event will be held on the first day of spring. That's fitting according to the tournament's coordinator, Paula Frisinger. "It's a spring breakup time thing," she said, explaining the event has become something of a tradition for...
Get your winter king fishing on! Anglers readying for the Homer Winter King Tournament this weekend

...A change in tournament rules this year limits the number of side bets any one boat can win to five, according to Paula Frisinger, tournament coordinator. The winning boat claims 75 percent of the pot, with the remaining 25 percent going to...
Low water shouldn't lower expectations: Holiday weekend marks unofficial start of fishing season the current leader after hooking a 138.2-pounder in Kachemak Bay aboard a private boat on May 8, said Paula Frisinger of the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Frisinger said the fishing has been pretty slow, but that it should pick up soon...
King season starts with waiting game

...said.The new leader in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is Rick Pruzek of Chippewa Falls, Wis.Derby organizer Paula Frisinger said Pruzek landed a 176.5-pounder on Bob's Trophy Charters with Captain Trenton Peck aboard the Tuff Stuff...
Sockeye close in on Kenai River

...There is new leader in the "lady angler" competition in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, said event coordinator Paula Frisinger.Dinah Dowell of Prospect Heights, Ill., caught a 195.4-pounder July 4 aboard the Mako to take the lead.
Trimble wins 2012 Homer Winter King Tournament

...had been reported caught. Before the end of the tournament at 4 p.m., 97 fish had been reeled in, according to Paula Frisinger, derby coordinator. The top 10 fish scored cash prizes, with fish in the 11th-20th places awarded merchandise...


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