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Halibut Fishing in Homer, Alaska

Part of what makes Jimmie Jack’s a premier Alaska fishing charter is the lodge’s proximity to some of the best fishing in the state. When it comes to halibut fishing, there is no better place to do so than the halibut capital of the world, Homer, Alaska. Halibut fishing in Alaska is something every avid angler should strive to accomplish. Very few experiences can compare to the feeling of gripping your rod as you steadily reel in one of these voracious monsters. Here’s what you can expect when you take an Alaskan fishing trip with Jimmie Jack’s.

Kasilof River: The Best Place for Salmon Fishing in Alaska

For most anglers, the words Alaska and king salmon are almost synonymous. As the largest of Alaska's five native salmon species, the king—a.k.a. Chinook salmon— has become a highly coveted trophy. The only thing better than venturing to the best place for salmon fishing in Alaska is doing so with one of Jimmie Jack's Kasilof fishing guides. Combine your grit and determination with their unrivaled know-how to produce the most exciting fishing trip of your life!

September Fishing in Alaska with Jimmie Jack Fishing

The best part about Alaska fishing in September is that the days are still long and most of the crowds have dissipated for the season. To make things even better, silver salmon and Halibut are still sitting at their peak seasons, making September an incredible time to head up and experience the Alaskan fall in all its beauty.

Long Days, Cool Nights: June Fishing in Alaska

Fishing in Alaska happens all year round, but, if you are coming from out of state, you’ll likely be visiting in the summer, and June fishing in Alaska is hard to beat. The peak season for many species will be occurring in June, so your chance at a personal best is not out of reach. Early summer fishing in Alaska can be very rewarding and you’re about to find out why.

A First-Time Angler’s Guide to Jimmie Jack’s

When you stay at Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge, you’ll be met with perfect accommodations, as well as plenty of opportunities for fishing. Each stay at Jimmie Jack’s will include fishing excursions, and you can choose between a stay at their Original Alaska Lodge or their Seascape Lodge. A stay here is sure to be an adventure and the vacation of a lifetime, but it won’t just be your average getaway. Here is everything you need to know before booking your stay with Jimmie Jack’s.

Learn About the Alaska Rockfish

Just like the lingcod, the Alaska rockfish is another under-the-radar species that Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge has charters for. However, the Pacific rockfish is a popular fish in Asian and American cooking—and if you haven’t tried it, catching and eating it fresh is the best way to do it! Before you go out on Alaska rockfish charters, learn a little bit about the spiny carnivore, so you know what you’re getting into.

Try These Halibut and Sockeye Salmon Recipes

Fishing in Alaska on the Kenai River is one of your best bets to guarantee a big catch, thanks to the abundance of fish and our world-class guides here at Jimmie Jack Fishing. With a big catch comes lots of fillets that fill your freezer. After all, what would a great charter be without many meals to follow?

The Best Alaska Fishing Boats

Expert anglers know that depending on what species of fish you’re trying to catch, the types of fishing boats that you should use varies. The boat can be just as important in your success in catching the fish as the method you use and the time in the season that you go on your fishing trips.

Kenai River Fish Count and Season Summary

The Kenai River is known across the globe for its salmon fishing. Often times, anglers book trips at Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge specifically for our several salmon fishing day trips. After each fishing season, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game tracks and reports the Kenai River fish counts for year-to-year comparisons.