Every year, as winter nears, we are preparing for our season of Homer winter king salmon fishing and crabbing! It’s our family’s favorite time of year to start the stock pile of salmon and crabs for our upcoming dinners. Additionally, it’s one of the best ways to keep us outdoors during the cold season- which is important for us Alaskans! When the days seem shorter, nothing beats an easy dinner that you and family can enjoy. Which makes this Easy Homemade Crab Cake Balls Recipe our family’s go-to for the long nights ahead!
Alaska is widely known for beautiful scenery, wildlife, and especially fishing! When the summer season comes to an end and the winter snow starts to fall, what’s available for fishing? For the adventurers and avid anglers, ice fishing in Alaska is a sport that will keep your spirits up and reels cranking! Here within, we explore species available, best locations to try and local tips.
Every year, people travel far and wide during the Winter to see the Alaska Northern Lights! This magical array of lights vary from bright yellows and greens to pinks and reds. If you are one who’s up for Winter adventure, then touring Alaska this Winter may be on your travel list. Below, we explore getting to Alaska in the Winter, local tips, and or course, the best viewing spots!
Looking into Alaska Winter travel this year? Though our Winter season may seem like a daunting time to visit, Alaska has so much to offer, especially to active adventurers! While temperatures vary depending on which part of the state you are visiting, there is a warmth within seeing the beauty during Alaska Winter travels. From endless peaks of snowy mountains to magical Northern Lights, Alaska Winter travel is a time to explore and spend time outdoors.
Traveling to Alaska this season? While “The Last Frontier” offers a wide variety of outdoor adventures and sightseeing, Homer Alaska fishing is definitely a thrilling adventure you’ll want to add to your list! From being the Halibut Capital of the world to fishing salmon, rockfish and lingcod, Homer has it all. Check out the scoop on booking your next Homer Alaska fishing charter below!
COVID-19 continues to test humanity across the globe. During this time of unknown, we wanted to take a moment to touch base with guests and travelers alike. Additionally, we want to inform those affiliated with us about our stance on this upcoming Charter season here in Alaska.
With the ice starting to break and the harbor opening up, Homer charter boats are prepping for one of the biggest fishing days in Homer- The Annual Winter King Fishing Tournament! As March 18th approaches, the excitement and anticipation bring crowds and avid anglers every season to our quaint little harbor town to get their boats out early and gear prepped! If you’re like us, you know this day marks the start of our fishy Alaskan Summer!
Alaska Halibut Regulations – Homer, Ninilchik, and Seward
Here is the Bottom Line
Our Alaska Halibut regulations for 2020 state that on a Halibut charter this year, you are NOT allowed to retain Halibut on Tuesday or Wednesdays, you are allowed to still fish for halibut but any and all Halibut must be safely released.
Our Alaska Halibut regulations do allow you 2 halibut per day, IF YOU CATCH 2 THE SAME DAY 1 fish can be any size, the other must be 26” or less.Also, you are allowed 4 Halibut annually.(so you can catch 4 halibut of any size if you were to fish for 4 days, or you could fish two days and catch 2 any size, and 2 that are 26” or less.)
Halibut fishing in Alaska is a dream for anglers all over the world. The thrilling experience of hooking a catch of a lifetime and bringing home freshly caught Alaskan Halibut is what it's all about! With Homer Alaska being "The Halibut Capital of the World", there's no better place to be on a boat than in Kachemak Bay! Before heading out on a Homer Halibut Fishing trip, doing some research will help you prepare for this once in a lifetime fishing experience. Below, you'll find tips for local experts and former visitors to help with navigating your way to the best experience.