Category Archives: Halibut Fishing Tips

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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Dungeness Bay Halibut Fishing Map

Dungeness Bay and Dungeness Spit is one of my favorite places to anchor and drift for halibut. As you can see, the chart above shows several great places to try for halibut. One of my seminar attendees from last year … Continue reading

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Anchoring For Halibut Tips

Tip: You MUST have enough chain to equal your boat’s length. However, 1 ½ times to 2 times the length works best.  Anchor Line (Rode) Scope Rule of Thumb: You need a minimum of 1/3 more line than depth. For … Continue reading

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