Two women join leaders in Halibut Derby

• New lady angler
Randi Somers
Homer Tribune

With a little over a week to go in the Chamber of Commerce’s Jackpot Halibut Derby, the September standings changed by two over the weekend.
Sheryl Warmblood of Eagle River now holds second place with a 178 pounder caught Sept. 17 while fishing with Capt. Mike Swan aboard Beausoleil of North Country Halibut/Spirit Charters. She is September’s new lady angler.
Now in fourth place, Renee Lyons of Denver, Colo. caught a 97.8 pound halibut Sept. 18 fishing with Capt. Billy Joe Adams on his boat.
Dale Lichty of Miller, S.D. holds third place with a 173.6 pound fish caught Sept. 20 with Big Bear Halibut Charters’ Capt.Rob Hyslip aboard the Bear Force 1.
Jeff Van Landingham still holds first with his 202.6 pounder caught Sept. 4 aboard Mille Jane, fishing with Captain Jeff Cundiff of Good Time Charters.
As the contest nears it’s close, Chad Aldridge of Soldotna is still the leader with his 350.8 pounder caught June 19.
September tagged and released still stands at zero and the total released fish for the season is 52.

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