Pacific Halibut Fishing

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Pacific Halibut are found in the waters around Alaska and these fish grow to enormous sizes.  Many people plan fishing vacations to Alaska to target these fish.  Halibut in the 20 pound range are considered small, fish in the 100 pound range are fairly common and fish over 400 pounds are possible.  The fishing charters that target halibut will usually be able to keep you on fish during your entire fishing trip.  Sore arms and sore backs are common after a full day fishing for halibut.  Anglers typically use cut baits for halibut, but jigs can also be effective.  To plan a trip for Pacific halibut, you will most likely be using a fishing charter and you can expect to catch plenty of fish.  Your biggest challenge will be getting all of the fish back home, but there are companies available to help you with that as well.

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