Captain Jimmy Counts

Hometown: Homer, Alaska & Blythewood, South Carolina

Captain Jimmy Counts does it all. Military veteran, father, husband, hunter, fisherman, United States Coast Guard Captain – Halibut Hunter Extraordinaire. 

When Captain Jimmy is not in Alaska, he spends his most his time in South Carolina. He continues to explore his passion for all things fishing in South Carolina with his own charter company called Jimmy Counts outdoors. 

When he’s not fishing in Alaska or South Carolina, he can be found spending quality time with his family or you’ll find him chasing outdoor adventures of all kinds. Captain Jimmy is an avid outdoorsman, sportsman, and hunter. 

Want to learn more about Captain Jimmy and see some of his adventures?

Captain Tor Sehnart

Hometown: Homer, Alaska & Blythewood, South Carolina

Tor spent his childhood hunting, fishing, and playing a wide variety of sports. His father is responsible for his interest in the outdoors but it was his grandfather who got him hooked on Alaska.

Tor graduated with a degree in businesses management in 2022 from Florida Southern University where he also played baseball for the university. His love and passion for the outdoors has led him to Alaska where he is currently working as a deckhand building his experience and sea-time. He is expecting his captains license in 2023 but will continue to work as a deckhand for the 2023 season. 

Tor Sehnart and his dad Rob pose with a Alaska mountain goat on a hunt they did together in Valdez, Alaska
Captain Jim shows a late run Kenai River Sockeye Salmon

Captain Jim Voss

Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska

Captain Jim grew up in Kenai Alaska and attended Kenai High School – go Kards! After high school, he attended Montana State University where he earned both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in electrical engineering. Later, he would earn a MBA from University of Maryland. 

Captain Jim is also a Kenai River guide and can be found guiding clients on the Kenai River as well. He is also a flight instructor and teaches single engine, multi-engine and instrument flight.

In the off season, he spends his time with his family, and a researcher in the field of artificial intelligence.

Captain Bryan Blutcher

Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska

Originally from Eagle River, Alaska, Captain Bryan is an avid Alaskan Outdoorsman. He has explored expansive areas of Alaska and ran charter halibut fishing operations out of Seward before bringing his skills and talents to Kachemak Bay, Cook Inlet, and Homer Halibut Hunters.

Bryan, usually operates Scorpius our 33′ custom made Alaska halibut boat along with Tor Sehnert but with his versatility you may find him operating any one of our boats on any given day. Regardless, you’ll be in good hands for your day on the water with us on Captain Bryan’s boat.

Tor Sehnart and his dad Rob pose with a Alaska mountain goat on a hunt they did together in Valdez, Alaska

Captain Kevin Chavira

Hometown:  Soldotna, Alaska & Fresno, California

Captain Kevin was born and raised in Fresno, California before making Alaska his summer home. Kevin has been fishing in and around the Kenai Peninsula waters since he was a junior in college at U.C. Davis where he graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Kevin is extremely versatile and has worked in a variety of different capacities. He works as a captain, sometimes still deckhands on our boats, and has also been guiding on the Kenai River since 2017. Kevin has become one of the top fishing guides on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers, and when he is not on the saltwater you’ll find him guiding on the Kenai and Kasilof.

In the fall you can often find him hunting bears and moose.

Captain Kevin Chavira with a Kenai River King Salmon
Homer Halibut Hunters' General Manager, Jamie Davis, shows off a beautiful Kenai River Rainbow Trout

Jamie Davis

Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska

Jamie Davis is the general and office manager of Homer Halibut Hunters. Jamie Davis has been all over Alaska, including working for several years managing a logging operation on Afognak, Island in Kodiak, Alaska.