Taking home trophies

Photos courtesy of North Country Charters Boise angler Dakota Buckley had a good day last Friday while fishing with Captain Ben Martin and North Country Charters. Fishing aboard the F/V Fringe Benefit, Buckley landed a 56-pound lingcod and a record-setting 19-pound yelloweye rockfish.

Photos courtesy of North Country Charters
Boise angler Dakota Buckley had a good day last Friday while fishing with Captain Ben Martin and North Country Charters. Fishing aboard the F/V Fringe Benefit, Buckley landed a 56-pound lingcod and a record-setting 19-pound yelloweye rockfish.

Photos courtesy of North Country Charters Walter Spanton of South Jordan, Utah, caught an 18-pound yellow rockfish on June 21 while fishing with North Country Charters and Captain Erich Lehm aboard the F/V Storm Petrel.

Photos courtesy of North Country Charters
Walter Spanton of South Jordan, Utah, caught an 18-pound yellow rockfish on June 21 while fishing with North Country Charters and Captain Erich Lehm aboard the F/V Storm Petrel.

Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

• Ned Friedman of Childquin, Ore. remains atop the Jackpot Derby leaderboard with his 277.8 lb halibut caught on July 14. Friedman was fishing with Captain Greg Northover and Alaska Arctic Sun Fishing and Hunting Expeditions.
• Kevin Anderson of Crystal, Minn. landed a nice 94.2 pound halibut on July 21. He was fishing with Bob’s Trophy Charters and Mark Sutherland aboard the F/V Tuff Stuff.
• On July 23, Stoughton, Wisc. angler Shawn Berndt called from Seward, where he was holding a 2011 Homer Jackpot Derby tag. He landed the 35-inch flatfish in Harris Bay, in the Gulf of Alaska, near the entrance to Resurrection Bay. Hard to believe that fish took three years to get there! Berndt was fishing with Marv’s Fishing Charters.  
• For current Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby Leaderboard information, go to: www.homeralaska.org and click on the Jackpot Halibut Derby Leaderboard link on the upper right of the page.

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