Registration Nearing For Homer Winter King Tournament


The following press release is courtesy of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau:

2018 Homer Winter King Salmon TournamentJim Lavrakas/Far North Photography2018 Homer Winter King Salmon TournamentJim Lavrakas/Far North Photography

HOMER, Alaska: The Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center will host its 26th annual Winter King Fishing Tournament on March 23rd.  Online registration for the tournament will begin February 1.  Mark your calendar, get your boat ready, buy your fishing license, and prepare to fish in one of Alaska’s largest fishing competitions.

2018 Champion Charlie Edwards of Fritz Creek, Alaska, won last year’s tournament with a fish weighing 24.6 pounds. Edwards payout was $56,902.50. The total payouts were over $160,000 in cash and prizes!

Other 2018 stats:

379 Boats

1,267 Anglers

105 fish caught & weighed

For registration information and tournament stats visit

Beginning at 3pm, March 23rd, the public is invited to celebrate with anglers at Coal Point Seafoods (4306 Homer Spit Road) Winter King Tournament Headquarters.  There will be food available for purchase, music, fish weigh-in, and an awards ceremony.

For more information about the tournament please contact Nyla Lightcap at the Homer Chamber 907-235-7740 or