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Posted: 7/10/2021 12:42:06 AM EDT
[Last Edit: staticpulse]
Hey all,

Have some family coming in and they are looking to do a salmon/halibut full day fishing trip out of Homer or Seward on a smaller 6-8 person boat. Price point about $300 per person, willing to go a bit higher if the captain/company is worth the trip. Looking around the weekend of August 20-22. Any suggestions or guidance would be appreciated. This would be my first as well.
Link Posted: 7/10/2021 1:10:24 PM EDT
[#1]
No Excuses out of Valdez was good to us.  We went south of Montegue island, open ocean, average fish on the boat was >100 lbs.  Don't let them fool you.  BIG fish taste just as good as the little ones.

It was a few years ago, wife got sick.

The charter captain's wife asked my wife if she had been fishing before, and she replied, "yes, I used to go out on weekends with my dad."  There is a difference between weekend fishing on the coast in a fishing town, and camping on a lake with a canoe...
Link Posted: 7/10/2021 1:11:54 PM EDT
[#2]
I used Homer ocean charters and they were pretty awesome. I’d definitely use them again. They seem to have a package right at the price point and passengers you are looking for. As for availability you’d have to check. Attachment Attached File
Link Posted: 7/19/2021 6:18:53 PM EDT
[#3]
if you go out of Seward or Valdez Silver salmon should be plentiful in the bays, halibut will require a run
Link Posted: 7/20/2021 11:11:37 PM EDT
[#4]
My brother ended up booking a mixed charter out of Homer. I can't remember off the top of my head which he picked. I know availability ended up playing a big part of our selection. I told him he should have mentioned this idea a little earlier in the year.
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