Once postponed, Alaska's richest fishing tournament set for Saturday

Frigid weather lingering late in March has already forced one postponement, but Alaska richest fishing derby is set for Saturday when the 24th annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament makes Kachemak Bay a lively place.

The one-day tournament that kicks off the Southcentral fishing season attracted a record 1,508 anglers in 480 boats last year. Hometown fisherman Eric Holland earned a whopping $31,668 for his 25.5-pound king.

Cash prizes totaling more than $113,000 are expected this...

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