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HOMER JACKPOT HALIBUT DERBY
From Mid-May to Mid-September every year thousands of anglers come to Homer, "The Halibut Fishing Capitol of the World" to take part in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby.
With hundreds of tagged fish like The GCI $50,000.00 tagged fish or the Stanley Ford of Kenai Ford F-150 Tagged Fish, plus every previous year tagged fish in the 25 year history of the event worth $100 in HOMERBUCKS, there are thousands of ways lucky anglers can win prizes!
The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is the longest running halibut competition with the largest total payout in Alaska.
Tickets are sold all over town so don't go fishing without one! Every year someone catches a tagged fish - but didn't purchased a Derby ticket - Don't let that be you!!!
The 2013 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is offically over, and in the record books with the most number of tagged fish caught. For complete information about the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, click here.
2012 Winner Jim Peoples (middle) celebrates his catch.