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family friendly halibut fishing tour


family with daughters 11,12,19 looking for family friendly half day fishing charter/tour in homer.

any advice will be appreciated

thank you

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1. Re: family friendly halibut fishing tour

I always go with Big Bear Halibut Charters... But they do all day trips so you can get out where the bigger fish are.

They are very family friendly.

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2. Re: family friendly halibut fishing tour

As Stafford mentioned, the full day trips get you where the bigger fish are.

But if that's not a possibility for you due to time, money or interest level, there are a couple places that do half-day charters.

Alaska Coastal Marine is the cheapest outfit I know of- they are $105 for adults, $85 for kids:


I've fished with them and found them to be good folks. Professional and well-mannered. The drawback is that closer in you may end up with only smaller fish and they take out about 35 people on their boat, but all can't fish at the same time. The waits aren't long before your turn, but there are waits.

Another option is Inlet Charters- I have no experience with them, just Googled them. They are $125 for adults and $105 for kids.


I'd ask any charter I looked at how many people there are on each boat. Then consider that on Alaska Coastal Marine's 75 foot boat, only about 20 people could fish at once.

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3. Re: family friendly halibut fishing tour

thank you for your suggestions

we will check them out.

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4. Re: family friendly halibut fishing tour

I agree with alaskantiger on Alaska coastal marine,

Good half day trip, the halibut wont be the largest, but they find the fish quick and everyone has a great time. My gf who had never caught a fish before, got the 2nd largest on the boat and was ecstatic. The staff is very friendly and efficient, so even though the boat held 20+ people we felt well taken care of.

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5. Re: family friendly halibut fishing tour

My favorite for family is Rainbow Tours.

Check out www.HomerAlaska.com!

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