halibut weight chart

Halibut Weight Chart

There's nothing more satisfying that bringing home your fresh catch for dinner. From reeling in and seeing your fish appear from water and onto a boat is an exciting experience! Looking down at your fish, it's not uncommon to begin wondering how much fish you're going to be bringing home? This is the most common question we get from our clients and we're here to breakdown the math to make it easier! Below, we explore live weight vs. dressed weight, review halibut sizing based on length, and working with a processor to ensure quality.

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Best time to fish in Alaska

Best Time To Fish In Alaska

You're holding on for dear life, reeling as fast as you can! You shout "color!" to the others on the boat and in a moments notice, your catch is flopping on the deck, wild and free no more! Moments like these are the very reason anglers from around the world travel to Alaska to fish! Not to mention there's a high probability the fish you just caught is larger than you! With limited months in the summer to travel, you may be wondering what the best time to fish in Alaska is? Whether you're looking to fish for halibut, salmon or all the above, picking the right dates can give you the best opportunity for success. Here, we explore your options and dive into the best time to fish in Alaska.

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types of salmon in alaska

Types of Salmon in Alaska

Salmon are one of the most intriguing fish in the world! With a life cycle of only 1-5 years, salmon feed and thrive in preparation for a single life event- spawning. Salmon are not only nutritious, but they are also vital to our eco-systems and to our way of life as Alaskans! Here we explore the top three types of salmon in Alaska that are most sought after and the fun facts about the life of a salmon!

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fishing homer alaska

Fishing Homer Alaska

When I think of Homer, Alaska, I think of all the incredible adventures offered in the great outdoors! From kayaking and bear viewing to hiking to glaciers and camping in forestry cabins, Homer offers so much to outdoor enthusiasts. Above all, our favorite outdoor adventures is fishing Homer, Alaska. With Homer being the Halibut Capitol of the World, it only makes sense to experience what it’s like to fish these bountiful waters! Here, we explore fishing opportunities, choosing a charter, and preparing for your trip.

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Ice fishing Alaska

Ice Fishing Alaska

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.

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Homer Alaska Fishing

Homer Alaska Fishing

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!

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Winter King Fishing

Homer Alaska Winter King Fishing

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!

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Alaska Halibut Regulations

Alaska Halibut Regulations For 2020

 Alaska Halibut Regulations – Homer, Ninilchik, and Seward

Here is the Bottom Line

Alaska Halibut regulations

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.)

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Halibut Fishing

Big Halibut Fishing

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.

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