The following press release is courtesy of the Homer Chamber of Commerce:
The Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center’s 33rd Annual Jackpot Halibut Derby starts tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15th.
111 tags have been attached to halibut through Kachemak Bay, tags are worth $250, $500, $1000 with two tags big tags: Homer Charter Association tag worth $10,000 and the Homer Chamber of Commerce tag worth $25,000.
To enter the Derby anglers must purchase a $10 ticket prior to leaving the harbor. But, you don’t have to fish to win; there is a “Just of the Halibut Prize” of $1,000 just for buying a ticket.
You don’t have to be good, just lucky to win big prizes during the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby.
Historical data and other Derby info available at: www.HomerAlaska.org/jackpot-halibut-derby.html