Monthly Archives: May 2014

Westport & Illwaco Halibut Season Closes end of day on Sunday, May 18th

Halibut fishing out of Westport and Illwaco has been so good state officials will close the halibut season at the end of day on Sunday. Anglers caught approximately 30,000 pounds of halibut as of Tuesday, leaving just 10,700 pounds left … Continue reading

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Port Angeles Washington Halibut Fishing Map — The Humps

Port Angeles halibut fishing can be spectacular at times, just ask the locals who launch their boats at Ediz Hook year after year. While some anglers aim for the rock pile farther out into the Strait or to Freshwater Bay, … Continue reading

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Halibut Recipe, “Poor Man’s Lobster”

Poor Man’s Lobster halibut recipe shows another great way to prepare your fresh halibut and turn it into a delicious lobster like white meat from the sea.

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How to Anchor for Halibut

Anchoring for halibut is easy if you know how and follow some basic safety rules and advice. First off, don’t anchor during rough water conditions. This could mean strong opposing winds and currents or rough seas. During these conditions you … Continue reading

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Boundary Bay Halibut Fishing Mapy

Boundary Pass, just north of Waldron & Orcas Island and just south of Sucia Island offers halibut anglers from Bellingham a decent shot at halibut this season. The map shows a fairly large area, in the middle of the pass … Continue reading

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Partridge Bank Halibut Fishing Map

Located just west of the Whidbey Island elbow, Partridge Bank offers a unique place to halibut fish. During an incoming tide the waters can build and create a baitfish zone where halibut like to ambush their meals. The northwest side … Continue reading

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Admiratly Bay Halibut Fishing Map

Admiralty Bay is one of the more popular halibut fishing areas for anglers who launch in Seattle, Edmonds, Mukeltio and Everett. It’s a long run from either of those ports, but not as long as going all the way to … Continue reading

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Mutiny Bay Halibut Fishing Map

Last year Mutiny Bay produced several halibut for Puget Sound halibut anglers. This year it should be very productive as well. As you can see, one of the best spots is an bowl in the middle of Mutiny Bay. This … Continue reading

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Hein Bank Halibut Fishing Map

Hein Bank is one of the best halibut fishing spots in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This easy to find and easy to fish bank offers anglers a vast area to search for and find halibut. Some anglers opt … Continue reading

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McCurdy Point Halibut Fishing Map

Port Townsend locals love halibut fishing at McCurdy Point. It’s close to Port Townsend and accessible to anglers with small or big boats. And unlike many of Puget Sound’s best halibut fishing areas, McCurdy Point offers anglers shallow water fishing … Continue reading

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