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Homer Ocean Charters, locally owned and operated for more than 20 years, offers a wide range of recreational activities- from fishing charters to guided kayaking trips and from water taxi services to vessel based hunting. We offer 3/4 day and full...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
4287 Homer Spit Rd Ste 1, Homer, AK 99603-8033
+1 907-235-6212
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I'm a regular on fishing charters but had never fished out of Alaska before. I was a bit worried that due to the abundance of charter companies in the area and my lack of familiarity with the local captains, that I might end up on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Capt. Bryan did an outstanding job of not only putting us constantly on fish, but keeping us comfortably out of the many rain squalls...(others might have chosen to save effort and fuel). Mate Steve worked continuously at everything from tour guide, whale spotter (saw three),...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Diane B, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

It does sound like one great day for you all! Good to hear you had good fishing, good weather and made new friends. Our crew really does work hard as you have noted - we try to give people the best experience possible, provide professional...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We went halibut fishing and caught our limit. Everyone fishing on the boat did, also. These are die hard fishermen. They had a secret spot that worked out great. My hubby caught a fish around 100 lb. The bonus was we also say 3 types...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Diane B, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Paula, so glad to hear you had a great fishing adventure with Homer Ocean Charters. Sounds like the fishing was great and the whale watching an added bonus for sure. Enjoy your fish and do come back and see us again sometime soon. We...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

My husband and I travelled down from Fairbanks for the weekend just to go on this fishing charter, and it was a blast! We were on the Seahawk for a Halibut/Salmon/Rockfish trip, captained by Nick and his deckhand, Russ. We went out at the end...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Diane B, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

So glad you had such a good time in spite of that motion sickness park. You were a great trooper to go back out and brave it all and fish again. It is great to hear how much fun you had. I would love to...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Went out on September 1, 2018. It was near the end of season but the crew took good care of us and put us on the fish. Everyone on board caught their limit and went home happy. The captain was skillful and safety conscious (we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Diane B, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks for your positive comments. You were good sports for sure to brave that Alaska weather at this time of year. We were happy to have you on board and appreciate your feedback. Do enjoy your fish, thanks for being good sports and come back...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

My buddy, his dad, and myself all went out on a 12 pack with Captain Billy and his two deck hands (Doug and I think the younger guy's name was Brian). Overall, we had a great experience. The weather was not great (12-14 foot rollers)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Very nice trip with Captain Bryan, where everyone either caught their limit or at least had the chance to do so. The boat was however somewhat worn down, slow and very noisy. Would go for a more modern boat next time. This being said, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We arrived at Otter Cove Lodge- where we were surprised at all the amenities. We had 5 of us in a cabin (with electricity!). Plenty of area in the cabins beyond the very comfortable bunk beds (thick pads provided). A table and counter space inside...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Homer Ocean C, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

We are so glad that you had a good time and enjoyed Otter Cove. It really is a best kept secret! A beautiful setting and a true Alaskan destination for those who want to relax and enjoy the beauty. Do hope you will come and...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My friend John and I went on a butt/combo with Harvey and Larry. We had the best time. What a great competent team they make. They searched high and low for the perfect spot to fish. We had a great time getting to know the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

My husband and 2 kids (11 & 13) spent all day with Travis fishing for halibut and rockfish.We got farther out than most boats on a somewhat choppy day, and it was worth it! We caught 6 halibut and several rockfish. We are not expert...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Diane B, Owner at Homer Ocean Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

It was great to have you and your children fishing and kayaking with us. The weather can make for a hard day but it sounds like you were able to touch it out with Captain Travis, catch fish and have a great time. Definitely hard...More

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Aniana B
5 July 2018|
Response from Aniana B | Reviewed this property |
YES- the down riggers were broken on our Boat and we could not Salmon Fish. In addition, the captain had us share the poles for Halibut Fishing. He had us take numbers 1-6 and we had to take turns waiting for a pole to... More
Paul F
30 June 2018|
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Response from georgiak459 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, he had a great day fishing out of Homer!