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!
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.