Fairbanks Woman Wins Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

Len Anderson, APRN – Anchorage

There’s fish…and then there’s THE fish.  Yesterday, Jami Olvera from Fairbanks was declared the winner of this year’s Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby.  The 25-year-old, first time halibut seeker’s 277.6 pound halibut gained her a check for $40,610 dollars.   That’s roughly $146 a pound.

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