This very large species of flatfish is native to the North Pacific living on or near the bottom of the water and prefer water temperatures ranging from 37°F to 47°F (3°C –8°C).
Threat to humans
According to catch data from over 14 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Pacific halibut. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.
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