Alaska Halibut Fishing


ARTICLES FOR 2005


MAY, 2005

2005 FISHING REVIEW












Alaska Fishing 2005
Season



May 2005

 

The Green party from Virgina
on a Saltwater combo



King salmon & halibut trip. Also a nice daily limit



of 4 Kenai River Kings




 




 

An Anchorage family, filling their freezer on

a May halibut trip.



The 140 pound flattie was our second biggest of the 2005
fishing season.




 




 

Alex with the Jim Halpin Group of 5 from South

Dakota



Lands our biggest halibut of the season in Late May
weighing in at 216lbs



Their 5 day total weight was over 1,700lbs




 




 

June 2005




 

Ron Hauf party of 4, for 4 days fishing in June

with limits of halibut



& Kenai River Kings, Total poundage 1,260lb’s












 

Brian Jacobson party from South Dakota with



3 days of excellent Kenai River King Salmon fishing in
June




 




 

 




 

Roger Oltmans South Dakota party of 5 with an

incredible 19 King salmon in 3 days,including a 75lb & 2
over 60 pounds

being released on Kenai River in June. Plus 2 days of
barn door halibut

fishing. total catch of 1,674lbs. June 05




 





 

Dan Brown formerly of Colorado



Who has fished with us for over 10 years liked Alaska so
much



he sold the ranch & moved his family to Soldotna.







The kids put the hurt to some halibut twice their size



on this day trip in June off Anchor Point!




 

The kids also have some luck fishing for Kenai

River king salmon in June!






 

 




 

Neil Harkins family early June 2005 with



Several nice halibut including fish over 100lbs



Neil, one of our long term, & favorite clients who loved



his annual fishing trips to Alaska, unfortunately passed
away in



a Kayak accident about 6 weeks after this fishing trip.




 




 

July 2005




 

Dale Buckner’s who has been hosting Alaska



Fishing trips alternating between July & August



Each year showing off a nice limit of Kenai Kings



& Cook Inlet Halibut. Total weight for 5 day trip 1,642
lbs




 





 

Alaskan Gamefisher Sponsor Rodda Paint on



Their annual Kenai King trip, Rodda Paint has been



sending their best customers fishing with us for several
years now



& always seem to limit out on salmon & halibut.




 




 

World famous Texas outdoor radio talk show host



Mel Phillips & friends visit us for some Kenai River
Salmon fishing.



Their best day they landed a total 9 monster Kenai
kings.




 




 

Amy Strand with her 51 pound Kenai River king



She kept her 2 fish for the table while husband james



Released 9 kings up to 55 pounds on his first day,



& several more on their second day of July Kenai River
fishing.




 





 

 




 

Mt. Redoubt a 10,000 ft active volcano provides

a backdrop



For some early morning Kenai River Anglers trying their
luck at Eagle

Rock.



Also a couple nice kings caught by our clients from
Merrit Homes on one

of their annual



Fishing trips.




 




 

August 2005




 

Corporate sponsor Rodda Paint group, 2 days
August

halibut fishing




 




 

Several more happy anglers enjoying some
incredible

Alaska halibut fishing in August!!!




 





 

Our largest single day catch of halibut of 2005,



August 16th by a group of anglers sent to us from River
Guide Steve McClure



Caught in less than 2 hours, for a total weight of
640lbs.




 




 

Wally Johnson & family catching some



Kenai River Silver, & red salmon on the middle Kenai.




 







Posted By: CARRIE HAGGERTY


MAY, 2005

2005 FISHING REVIEW












Alaska Fishing 2005
Season



May 2005

 

The Green party from Virgina
on a Saltwater combo



King salmon & halibut trip. Also a nice daily limit



of 4 Kenai River Kings




 




 

An Anchorage family, filling their freezer on

a May halibut trip.



The 140 pound flattie was our second biggest of the 2005
fishing season.




 




 

Alex with the Jim Halpin Group of 5 from South

Dakota



Lands our biggest halibut of the season in Late May
weighing in at 216lbs



Their 5 day total weight was over 1,700lbs




 




 

June 2005




 

Ron Hauf party of 4, for 4 days fishing in June

with limits of halibut



& Kenai River Kings, Total poundage 1,260lb’s












 

Brian Jacobson party from South Dakota with



3 days of excellent Kenai River King Salmon fishing in
June




 




 

 




 

Roger Oltmans South Dakota party of 5 with an

incredible 19 King salmon in 3 days,including a 75lb & 2
over 60 pounds

being released on Kenai River in June. Plus 2 days of
barn door halibut

fishing. total catch of 1,674lbs. June 05




 





 

Dan Brown formerly of Colorado



Who has fished with us for over 10 years liked Alaska so
much



he sold the ranch & moved his family to Soldotna.







The kids put the hurt to some halibut twice their size



on this day trip in June off Anchor Point!




 

The kids also have some luck fishing for Kenai

River king salmon in June!






 

 




 

Neil Harkins family early June 2005 with



Several nice halibut including fish over 100lbs



Neil, one of our long term, & favorite clients who loved



his annual fishing trips to Alaska, unfortunately passed
away in



a Kayak accident about 6 weeks after this fishing trip.




 




 

July 2005




 

Dale Buckner’s who has been hosting Alaska



Fishing trips alternating between July & August



Each year showing off a nice limit of Kenai Kings



& Cook Inlet Halibut. Total weight for 5 day trip 1,642
lbs




 





 

Alaskan Gamefisher Sponsor Rodda Paint on



Their annual Kenai King trip, Rodda Paint has been



sending their best customers fishing with us for several
years now



& always seem to limit out on salmon & halibut.




 




 

World famous Texas outdoor radio talk show host



Mel Phillips & friends visit us for some Kenai River
Salmon fishing.



Their best day they landed a total 9 monster Kenai
kings.




 




 

Amy Strand with her 51 pound Kenai River king



She kept her 2 fish for the table while husband james



Released 9 kings up to 55 pounds on his first day,



& several more on their second day of July Kenai River
fishing.




 





 

 




 

Mt. Redoubt a 10,000 ft active volcano provides

a backdrop



For some early morning Kenai River Anglers trying their
luck at Eagle

Rock.



Also a couple nice kings caught by our clients from
Merrit Homes on one

of their annual



Fishing trips.




 




 

August 2005




 

Corporate sponsor Rodda Paint group, 2 days
August

halibut fishing




 




 

Several more happy anglers enjoying some
incredible

Alaska halibut fishing in August!!!




 





 

Our largest single day catch of halibut of 2005,



August 16th by a group of anglers sent to us from River
Guide Steve McClure



Caught in less than 2 hours, for a total weight of
640lbs.




 




 

Wally Johnson & family catching some



Kenai River Silver, & red salmon on the middle Kenai.




 


 


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