The Cook Inlet boasts Alaska’s fishing at it’s finest! I’d challenge an angler to call us and tell us where they’d caught more variety and bigger species of fish in the same outing (so I can visit and do the same!). Homer is known as “the Halibut Capital of the World” but the fact is we have multiple species of Salmon in our fresh and salt waters all year long! The key to the freshest tasting Salmon is to catch them in the saltwater before their run begins where their marbled fat content and their ‘wild caught’ taste are complemented by perfect coloring. The most notorious and sought out King Salmon spend their youth voraciously feeding in our Bays to fatten up for future river spawning.
Local Halibut/Salmon Combo
Shoulder season April, May, September, and October Full Day: $325
Peak Season June 1st – August 31st: $350
This year we’ve caught a some trophy Ivory Salmon that are amazing in flavor. Collecting both your limit of Halibut and Salmon on our Charters ensures you go home a trophy angler and it is the goal we set for each and every launch!
HALIBUT FISHING LIMITS
2019 Halibut limit:
Last year there was a two fish per day limit. We book upcoming charters on the status quo of the season before and call our anglers to adjust your trips in March if need be once regulations for the upcoming season are posted. If you chose to keep two fish on the same charter you can keep one fish of any size and the second would need to be 28″ or under. Our primary goal will be to make sure your grab the largest fish possible. A four halibut per season limit has also been added to the regulations. This means that for those who want to fish multiple days we recommend targeting on one large halibut per day. Additionally 2019 regulation did not allow for halibut fishing on all Wednesdays as well as the following Tuesdays: 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/5, and 8/12. We offer Salmon or Salmon/Rockfish Charters on Halibut Closure dates. These changes to the halibut fishing regulations will affect fishing from Homer to Seward and everywhere in-between. Other areas have additional restrictions beyond our area known as 3A.
SALMON FISHING LIMITS
Daily King Salmon:
1-2 per day depending on the zone we are fishing.
King (Chinook) Salmon:
April through September: 5 per season. Peak season for these larger spawning salmon runs from May through the middle of July. However we catch Kings all year long. There is no annual limit October through March. Homer’s Annual Winter King Derby held in the last weekend of March.
Daily Silver (Coho) Salmon:
No seasonal limit, but there is a daily limit of 3. Silver salmon are more mild tasting than King Salmon, but they’re filled with fight and a blast to catch. There is some overlap with Silver and King Runs. The King Salmon run from late Spring to mid summer. The Silver Salmon begin their run in Late July and continue through August. With the saltwater hosting feeding grounds for multiple species of Salmon and the runs being entirely up to the fish and water dynamics, we enjoy fishing Salmon (of all varieties) year round.
Daily Max Salmon:
6 total salmon per day with no more than 2 being King Salmon and no more than 3 being Silver Salmon.