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Homer Fishing Charters

From do-it-yourself fishing for Dolly Varden on the Anchor River to a fully outfitted, multi-day charter, Homer and north to Anchor Point is a hotspot for angling on the Kenai Peninsula. After all, as the sign leading into town declares, Homer is the self-proclaimed “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” But halibut isn’t the only fish around, and the variety of offerings can seem daunting, so doing a little research can make the trip much easier. Here’s what you need to know.

Charter Fishing

Homer has a decades-long history of charter fishing, so you’ll find lots of options to charter a boat for halibut, salmon, rockfish, lingcod, and even shark, depending on season and weather.

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Season: Mid April to September $265+ 3/4 to Full Day Excursions

Homer is the hal­ibut cap­i­tal of Alas­ka, and this long­time char­ter com­pa­ny offers a blue-chip way to get to the fish. They have high-qual­i­ty boats, expe­ri­enced cap­tains, and enthu­si­as­tic crews — as well as an inside line on find­ing hal­ibut, rock fish and sil­ver salmon. But they also offer a vari­ety of oth­er ways to enjoy the waters off Kachemak Bay, from wildlife cruis­ing to pad­dling a kayak or hik­ing in Kachemak Bay State Park. 

Season: May 15 - Oct 1 $8750 (Up to 10 Guests)

34 hal­ibut fish­ing char­ters, or skip the 2‑hour boat ride to the fish­ing grounds and fly straight to the boat instead! From world-class hal­ibut to five species of native salmon runs, the ocean is teem­ing with life. All trips are pri­vate to ensure you and your group have the best pos­si­ble expe­ri­ence. Fur­ther cus­tomize the expe­ri­ence by adding a din­ner or wildlife cruise to your day on the water.

Season: Year Round $310+ ¾ & Full-day

Go fish! Cast your line for icon­ic Alaskan salmon and hal­ibut — as well as oth­er species — as you explore the shim­mer­ing waters around Homer with the pas­sion­ate fish­ing pros of Mav­er­ick Char­ters. The stun­ning area is one that many trav­el­ers don’t get to explore, and all ages can enjoy this unfor­get­table out­ing — no expe­ri­ence necessary!


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