Fishing for Pacific halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis
3K logged catches • 53K followers

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).

The most popular recent Pacific halibut catch on Fishbrain
YakFishField, Fishbrain angler since 2015

Recently caught Pacific halibut

Recently caught Pacific halibut
Recently caught Pacific halibut
Recently caught Pacific halibut
Recently caught Pacific halibut
Recently caught Pacific halibut
Recently caught Pacific halibut

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Saltwater

Common depth

591 ft - 1476 ft

Common length

3150 in

Common weight

17.6 lbs

Maximum age

55 years

Threat to humans

Harmless

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

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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