The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has announced new regulations for the charter halibut fishery in Southeast (Area 2C) and Southcentral (Area 3A) Alaska for 2019. Regulations in Southeast Alaska Halibut sport fishery season runs February 1 to December 31,
Successful halibut fishing really depends on timing and weather… From mid June through August halibut fishing is pretty good to excellent in Ketchikan. I can only think of a few days in recent years that we targeted halibut and did
Throwback Thursday? No way, THIS FISH is a keeper. Try your hand at fishing for halibut in Ketchikan, Alaska at Chinook Shores Lodge.
Fishing in Alaska is something that every sportsman should experience. Offering exciting opportunities for halibut and salmon fishing, this is the destination that fishermen everywhere dream of. Halibut is especially abundant in the southeast are of Alaska, including Ketchikan. This
In the summer, SE Alaska halibut hang out in several different sea bed types but the one thing they’ll all have in common is food. Halibut eat crab, shrimp, cod, herring, squid, octopus, salmon, etc. – they are truly the
Halibut can be found around Ketchikan Alaska from mid May through mid September, however the best time to fish for them is June through August as this is when they are most abundant. Halibut spawn off the continental shelf in
WHERE AND WHEN TO JIG – I jig for halibut all the time, bait is great but usually jigging will out fish it. My favorite way to jig halibut is by anchoring on or drifting across a point or gently sloping
Halibut spawn annually between November and March in deep water (600 to 1800 ft) near the edge of the continental shelf from British Columbia to the Bering Sea. The free floating eggs hatch after two to three weeks and as
When I anchor up on a halibut spot in Alaska I like to immediately get some some meat in the water to start a scent trail. These are the rods you want up current typically in the bow of the
Halibut fishing for teens in Ketchikan Alaska at Chinook Shores Lodge.