Halibut Fishing Homer Alaska | Big Dan’s Fishing

Halibut fishing Homer Alaska is one of the main reasons people travel across the globe to get here. Homer is the halibut capital of the world, and Big Dan’s captains and deckhands excel at halibut fishing. This trip is for the guests that prefer the taste of halibut over any other saltwater fish! You will be traveling up to 80 miles out of Homer, so be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife! Both captains will take you to less fished areas to target the larger halibut. They will do their best to get you on some big ‘buts that put up more of a fight.

If halibut isn’t the only fish you’re after, we have many combo trips that offer the opportunity to catch salmon, rockfish, in addition to halibut. Furthermore, Big Dan’s Fishing offers day or overnight charters that provide the opportunity to catch all 3-5 multi-species in one long range trip!

Halibut fishing Homer Alaska trips are offered on the F/V Blackjack as well as the F/V Game Changer. The Blackjack offers trips of small groups up to 6 guests, and the Game Changer offers trips for larger groups up to 12 guests. Big Dan’s Fishing can group you with other guests wanting to experience the best halibut fishing Homer Alaska can provide. Conversely, you can enjoy the boat to yourselves with our private excursions! We try to provide options to fit everyone’s needs.

Alaska State Fishing Regulations

In Alaska, a license is required to participate in sport, commercial, and personal use fishing; and sport fish guiding. Licenses are available for residents, non-residents, members of the military, and residents who are Disabled Veterans or who are age 60 and over. We recommend you purchase your required license before embarking on our Homer fishing trips. Most licenses, as well as a king salmon stamp, can be purchased online or you can find them at local retailers. It also should be noted that based on the current regulations ADF&G, the daily halibut limit is one ANY size and one under 32 inches. Additionally, charter boats are not allowed to fish halibut on Wednesdays.