July winners announced at Homer derby
Thomas Barkman of Anchorage took first place in July in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby for the 322.8-pound fish he landed on July 1. Barkman also continues to lead the overall derby.
Other winners were Michael Wayne Jones of Valparaiso, Fla., who took second with the 301-pound halibut he landed on Sunday; James Grimes of Montauk, N.Y., who took third place with the 294.4-pound halibut he landed on Sunday; William Newbery of Montauk, N.Y., who took fourth place with the 284.4-pound halibut he landed on Monday; and George Robbie of Monaca, Pa., who took fifth place with the 247.2-pound halibut he landed on July 25.
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