articles about "Halibut and Bottomfish"

  • Halibut Pre-Season Super-Guide

    Halibut fishing opens in most areas of Washington state this May. If you need a refresher in halibut technique, we’ve curated seven of our favorite Salmon University halibut articles from the SU archives below. How Deep for...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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    Upcoming coastal bottomfish season reflects growth in two rockfish species

    The following is a press release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Washington state’s fishing seasons for coastal bottomfish and lingcod will open March 9 under new rules that reflect stronger growth in two rockfish...

    • Posted February 28, 2019
  • Westport Halibut Recap

    Earl Sande of the Kitsap Poggie Club provides this expedition report of his May 1 halibut excursion to Westport, along with a caution for anglers to conserve this fishery by releasing any large females they hook. Bad...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
  • Tease Up a Halibut

    Halibut fishermen in Washington, Oregon and northern California are at the southern end of the Pacific halibut’s range, and experts in the field estimate that folks down here are fishing on only about two percent of the...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
  • How Deep for Halibut?

    “How deep do I have to fish?” It’s one of the most frequently asked questions from anglers just getting into the halibut-fishing game. The first answer that comes to mind is, “As deep as necessary.” That’s not...

    • Posted March 16, 2016