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Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

Starts:    May 15, 2016    6:00AM
Ends:     Sept 15, 2016    7:00PM

The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is the longest running halibut competition with the largest total payout in Alaska.

Our ’’Release to Increase’’ catch & release program, conceived and sponsored by Coal Point Seafoods, is an effort to educate anglers about conservation of the halibut fishery. Release a halibut 48-inches or longer and be in a drawing from a monthly pool of entries to win $500, and end of season drawing for $1000!

NEW DERBY LEADER IS AUSTIN NELSON WITH A 252.2 LB HALIBUT

Austin NelsonOur new derby leader is Austin Nelson of North Pole, AK who caught a 252.2 lb halibut on August 17 while fishing with Homer Ocean Charters with Captain Travis Blount on the Diamond Capt. Austin replaces Daniel Spies of Soldotna, AK as our Derby Leader. Daniel held that position for only six days and lost the position by only 1.2 lbs.

We had our first Lefty caught for the year.

Tyler Dullum with a Lefty


Tyler Dullum Reno, NV caught the Lefty while fishing with Captain B's Alaskan C's Adventures with Captain Bryan Bondioli on the Ashtikan. This rare fish earned Tyler $100.




Complete Standings

1st Place - Austin Nelson of North Pole AK - August 17 caught a 252.2 lb halibut while fishing Homer Ocean Charters on the Diamond Cape with Captain Travis Blount

2nd Place - Daniel Spies of Soldotna AK - August 11 caught a 251 lb halibut while fishing on his own boat the "On the Job"

3rd Place - Greg Betts of Boise ID - August 3 caught a 244 lb halibut fishing with Bob's Trophy Charters on the Kachemak King with Captain Mike Crawford.

Tagged Fish

May  - No Tagged Fish

June - 7 Tagged Fish Caught

Garrett Tyson of Orlando FL - June 9 fishing with Inlet Charters with Captain Phil on the SeaWolf Garrett's fish was tagged in 2015 and won him $100

Tomm VanderHorst of Arvada CO - June 10 fishing with Nauti Cs with Captain Kristin Churchill on the Nauti Cs. Tomm's fish was sponsored by Alaska Ultimate Safaris and won him $250

Christopher Cells of Johnstown OH - June 11 with Captain Scott's Sportfishing with Captain Scott Glosser on the Mako. Christopher's fish was sponsored by Best Western Bidarka Inn and won him $250.

Mike Shirley of Maple Valley WA - June 11 on a private vessel (A Salt Weapon) with Captain John Mayfield Mike's fish was tagged in 2014 and won him $100.

Karla Fischer of Garrison ND - June 14 with North Country Charters with Captain Richard on the Obsession. Karla's fish was sponsored by Alaska Luxury Adventures and won her $250.

Gillian Glidewell of Anchorage AK - June 16 with Alaska Saltwater Adventures with Captain Max Shifter on the Big Easy. Jillian's fish was sponsored by Adventure Alaska Car Rental and won her $500.

Christian Hakiza of Canyon TX - June 17 with Alaska Coastal Marine ith Capt. John Adams on the Foxfire. Christian's fish was sponsored by Crane's Rest B&B and won him $250.

July - 6 Tagged Fish Caught

Patricia Perkins of Anchorage AK - July 2 fishing on a private boat the Bell Rose. Patricia's fish was tagged in 2014 and won her $100.

Katie Kline of Hummelstown PA - July 8 fishing on a private boat, the Catie-Jen, with Captain Eric Wilcox. Katie's fish was tagged in 2015 and won her $100.

Spencer Hill of Aurora CO - July 8 fishing with Central Charters with Captain Johnny Adams on the Foxfire. Spencer's fish was tagged in 2015 and won him $100

Lita Lubitsh-White of Anchorage AK - July 19 fishing on a private boat. Lita's fish was sponsored by Nauti Cs and won her $250.

Keri Phillips of Newcastle WY- July 24 fishing with Homer Ocean Charters with Captain Billy Hayden on the Bay Explorer. Keri's fish was tagged in 2013 and won her $100.

Robert Wellman of Clay City IN  - July 29 fishing on a private boat. Robert's fish was sponsored by Dragonfly Nails by Dee and won him $500

August - 8 Tagged Fish Caught

Rebecca Cramer of Denver CO -  August 1 fishing with Bob's Trophy Charters with Captain Tom on the Nautilus. Rebecca's fish was sponsored by Aloha B&B/Homer Fish Processing and won her $1,000

Austin Hunter of Bean Station TN -  August 2 caught a tagged fish sponsored by Homer Cabins & Halilbut Charters that won him $500.

Margie Dupuis of Hermosa Beach CA - August 7 caught a tagged fish while fishing with North Country Charters with Capt. Joe Svymbersky on the Pacific Sun. Margie's fish was sponsored by AJ's Old Town Steakhouse and won her $250.

Jay Justice - August 7 caught a tagged fish while tishing with MIdnight Sun Charters with Capt. Brian Nollar on the Belle Ile. Jay's fish was sponsored by Best Western Bikarka Inn and won him $1,000.

Leslie Barilani of Gig Harbor WA - August 11 caught a tagged while fishing with Alaska Saltwater Adventures with Capt Max Shifler on the Big Easy. Leslie's fish was sponsored by Sea Lion Fine Arts Gallery and won him $250.

Richard Greer of Apple Valley MN - August 12 caught a tagged fish while fishing with Alaska Saltwater Adventures with Capt. Max Shiflet on the Big Easy. Richard's fish sponsored by The Spyglass Inn and won him $500.

Holton Fowler of Wasilla AK - fishing with Rainbow Charters with Captain Dave Debrosse on the Sizzler caught a 2015 tagged fish that won him $100.

John Codiga of Newberg OR - fishing with Bob's Trophy Charters with Captain Art on the Jackpot caught a 2012 tagged fish that won him $100.

Released Fish - Number Released to Date - 6