Hey guys....been lurking for a month or so.....ever since the wife and I decided to return to Alaska for vacation. Finally signed up and just wanted to introduce myself. I am Tennessee borned and bred....north of Nashville in Clarksville, Tn...near Fort Campbell, Ky - Home of the Screaming Eagles.
I will be in Homer the 20th - 28th of May 2011 and will be fishing a 22' HewesCraft while I am there. It will be my second time to Alaska (2005) but we kind of did a "whirlwind" tour of Alaska then - Seward, Homer, Denali and Anchorage. We loved Homer to the point we decided it is the only place we are going this time. Fished for Halibut and Salmon then with what I would call success using Charters. This time I want to do it on my own.......At least for the Halibut. If I do some Salmon fishing I think i want to do a charter drift on one of the rivers.
I have been researching past posts and have answered several questions already. Probably the most encouraging thing I have learned through that research is that there are some quality individuals on this forum that are gracious enough to help others. I am going to ask for some of that help to catch fish and stay out of trouble, both legally and safety wise. In return I will try not to post questions that I can get the answer for with my own due diligence.
I have NOAA Chart 16640 and will study it......but it is information overload right now. It contains significantly more information than the Navigation Charts for the rivers around Tennessee.
Thanks in advance, P-geek