Homer Sports and Outdoors

  • Things have been a bit gloomy and wet as of late but that’s just fine because no one wants some brain stem mishandling a slash burn or campfire that would give a new meaning to a front yard barbecue. There have been a few uneasy weeks where temps were set on roast while the flora was dry enough to...

    Wed, 07/27/2016 - 1:52pm
  • BY ANNA FROST STAFF WRITER Homer kids and adults spent an afternoon wading in the mud on July 17, finding relief from temperatures that reached the high 60s. The 2016 Mud Wallow at Cottonwood Park honored the late-Carmen Field, who helped found Nature Rocks. The muddy Homerites gathered at the wall...

    Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:56am
  • The halibut derby had nine days of quiet before another angler brought in a fish, as the last fish worth money was a 2015 tagged fish brought in on July 8. Gayle Muggli of Miles City, MT, remains the derby leader with the 167.2-pound halibut she caught, also on July 8. Lita Lubitsh-White of Anchorag...

    Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:34pm
  • Jay Landreville, deckhand on the Arctic Envy of Silver Fox Charters, holds up a wolf-fish a client caught July 12 off Pogibshi Point. The client had been jigging for rockfish when he caught the wolffish. Landreville of Hutchinson, Minn., estimated the fish was between 4.5 and 5 feet long. They let t...

    Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:34pm
  • Once the dipnetting for reds took off this summer, I starting receiving requests for some tips on how to fillet a fish without turning it into something more suitable for stew or soup. It is astounding how many processing challenged individuals you’ll find chopping away at carcasses splayed out on...

    Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:20pm
  • To his great surprise and elation, Seldovia resident Dick Wyland caught a 245-pound halibut while fishing with Seldovia Fishing Adventures on July 15 after hooking a yellow eye. It turned out that the halibut was attempting to eat the yellow eye, a meal that landed the fish on the boat deck....

    Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:19pm
  • I was scouting for jumpers along the east and west side beaches of the Spit when I overheard two men squabbling about a fish one of them had just landed outside the entrance to The Fishing Hole. One squawking rooster was adamant it was a silver while the other had steam rolling out of his cranial or...

    Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:09pm
  • Three days after the derby gained a new leader with a 165-pound halibut caught by a Washington State woman, Gayle Muggli of Miles City, Mont., caught a 167.2-pound halibut on July 8. Muggli is the third of three women to take the top position in the Jackpot Halibut Derby. Muggli caught the fish whil...

    Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:08pm
  • Kayaking, though a popular summer activity in Homer, can prove dangerous if not approached with the proper information and equipment. “Homer has had, I think, two kayak deaths. There have been numerous people who have gotten into trouble and had to be rescued,” said True North Kayak Adventures f...

    Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:08pm
  • One greenhouse, two high tunnels, three fenced open-air garden plots and three-and-a-half years of work make up Synergy Gardens, a producer of Homer-grown vegetables. Located about 10 miles out East End Road on Wilderness Lane, Synergy Gardens is owned by three humans and one dog — Lori and Wayne ...

    Wed, 07/13/2016 - 2:15pm

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