Homer Alaska Fishing

Homer Charter Boat - Red Ryder

Our Homer charter boat "Red Ryder" on Kachemak Bay.

While fishing out of Homer Alaska aboard our 34-foot charter boat Red Ryder, you will be guided by fun and highly experienced captains and crew. Red Ryder exceeds industry safety standards, is outfitted with premium fishing tackle and features amenities such as a large heated cabin and a private head (restroom). Focusing on quality fish, our captains and crew are highly dedicated to providing a safe, fun and productive fishing experience.

All combined with our drift-only fishing techniques, there's no doubt our Homer fishing charters are among the most unique, fun-filled and action-packed saltwater fishing trips available anywhere in Alaska!


Long Range Multi-Species Fishing Trips

Huge Halibut

 

Often referred to as the "Grand Slam" or "Ultimate Combo", long range multi-species fishing trips are our specialty (and our most popular saltwater fishing trip). While fishing the Gulf of Alaska aboard Red Ryder, you will have the opportunity to catch halibut, lingcod, yelloweye rockfish and black rockfish. Silver salmon (coho salmon) and king salmon (chinook salmon) may also be caught if time allows and the opportunity exists.

Anglers choose this trip, because it's both exciting and productive. We never anchor, which enables us to quickly target a variety of fish habitats and tides. This technique allows us to target individual species and typically results in plenty of action and lots fish!

This fishing trip is available starting July 1, which is the lingcod season opener.

While the legal lingcod limit is two per person, their populations are declining, so along with most of the charter fleet, we are currently limiting our lingcod harvest to one per person. To further conserve these populations, we also prefer to photograph and release large spawners.


Homer Alaska Fishing Video- Lingcod, Halibut & Rockfish

Clients join captain John and deckhand Kevin aboard the Red Ryder on a long range multi-species fishing trip to the Gulf of Alaska. It was an incredibly calm day on the ocean.We had lots of fun and caught plenty of halibut, lingcod and rockfish!


Black Rockfish

Halibut, Salmon & Rockfish Combo Trips

While king salmon are available year-round, combo fishing charters targeting both halibut and kings are popular during May and June. Silver salmon are typically available from late July though early September. We employ our unique drift-only techniques using artificial lures while fishing halibut. Typically using bait, we troll, mooch or jig for salmon.

We offer halibut, salmon & rockfish combos all season!


Homer Halibut Fishing

Halibut Fishing Trips

Halibut-only fishing trips out of Homer are available all season. While we typically fish Cook Inlet waters during halibut-only fishing trips, we will take you to the best halibut fishing locations. Employing drift-only fishing techniques using artificial lures, we are truly unique among all halibut charters in Alaska.

We offer halibut fishing trips all season!


Homer Saltwater Charters  (Options & Pricing)

Long Range Multi-Species*
- This is our most popular fishing trip, taking you to the Gulf of Alaska, where we target halibut, lingcod, yelloweye rockfish and black rockfish. We occasionally catch coho and king salmon. We typically depart at 7:00 AM and return between 4:00 and 6:00 PM.
Jul-Oct $ 375 / person
Halibut, Salmon, Rockfish Combo*
- Saltwater king salmon are typically available in Kachemak Bay and lower Cook Inlet year-round, and silvers are most abundant from late-July to early-September. We typically depart at 7:00 AM and return between 4:00 and 6:00 PM.
May-Oct $ 350 / person
Halibut
- Halibut-only charters in lower Cook Inlet. We typically depart at 7:00 AM and return between 1:00 and 4:00 PM.
May-Oct $ 275 / person
* A valid King Salmon Stamp is required if you would like to harvest this species.
Homer Ocean Charters

Golden light paints the water as Red Ryder departs Kachemak Bay during one of our Homer ocean charters.

 Our clients say...

Levi W. - Hope to make it back to Alaska again in the future, and hope to get the pleasure of fishing with this charter again!  more

Ben K. - John and Kevin are great team to fish with! Can't wait to fish with them again!

Jim F. - I have fished worldwide, and this was by far the best trip ever!  more

 Latest Photos

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