Posts tagged: halibut fishing
FISHING — Men paddling kayaks are putting to shame the myth that you need a big boat, diesel fumes and and a big run from a port to catch a halibut.
Check out this story by Andy Walgamott of Northwest Sportsman Magazine about a Seattle angler who landed a 'but of more than 80 pounds from his 14-foot kayak.
OCEAN FISHING — Last week I reported that Alaska is considering yet another cutback on the halibut limits for sportfishermen.
Here's part of the reason: one commercial cod fishing trawler alone had to dump 43 percent of its recent catch because it was halibut during a closed season. That's just one boat in one week.
Read on for the Blog report by Anchorage outdoor writer Craig Medred.
OCEAN FISHING — Washington anglers will get another day of halibut fishing, as the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has announced a June 30 fishery in marine areas 3 and 4 (La Push and Neah Bay).
OCEAN FISHING — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has announced it will reopen the recreational halibut fishery in Marine Areas 3 and 4 (Neah Bay and La Push) to recreational halibut fishing for one day on June 16.