Homer resident still holds top seat for halibut derby

Palmer resident still holds
top spot in halibut derby

Two more anglers caught tagged fish in the week of June 13. However, none overthrew Marcella Kolberg of Palmer from her seat as the current Jackpot Halibut leader. Kolberg caught a 142.4 pound halibut on May 29.

Karla Fischer of Garrison, N.D., caught a 2016 tagged fish aboard North Country Charters on June 14, winning $250.

Gillian Glidewell of Anchorage caught a 2016 tagged fish while fishing with Alaska Saltwater Adventures on June 16, winning $500.

There are four people in the $1,000 drawing for released fish over 48-inches, which will take place at the end of the season.