articles about "Halibut and Bottomfish"

  • Halibut Rods for Beginners

    Each week one of the Salmon University experts answers reader questions in our “Ask a Pro” feature. This week’s questions are answered by Tom Nelson. Submit your own question here. I am a highly experienced captain, but...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
  • It’s Almost Halibut Time!

    Although it has 31 days, May seems like the shortest month of the year to many of Washington’s halibut fishermen. With the exception of the extreme south Washington coast, our halibut seasons here in the Evergreen state...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
  • Gearing up for Halibut

    Interest in halibut fishing continues to grow here in the Pacific Northwest, so every year about this time hundreds of newcomers to the sport join thousands of halibut-fishing veterans as they flock to tackle stores and on-line...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
  • What’s the Right Hook for Halibut?

    One of the great myths of the Pacific halibut fishery—and there are many—is that the circle hook is the traditional halibut hook, and because of that, some anglers think it’s the only hook to use on the...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
  • How to Boat a Halibut

    Another halibut season is upon us, and it’s a safe bet that dozens-perhaps hundreds-of hefty flatties will be lost at the boat during the next few months by anglers who weren’t as prepared for halibut-fishing success as...

    • Posted June 2, 2014

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