Pacific halibut sport fishing is a cottage industry in Alaska, and a one-day charter could net you a prize winning 200-pound behemouth if you're lucky. We've put together a list of questions that will help you angle your way to enough halibut steak to fill your freezer and then some.
While you're out fishing for halibut, what other types of ocean life are you likely to see?
aligators, pelicans and sunfish
sea otters, puffins and whales
marlin, squid and jellyfish
About how much can you expect an average Alaskan halibut to weigh?
Halibut is a variety of what type of fish?
Why is a halibut's body dark on top and light on the bottom?
to attract a mate
to evade predators
to attract prey
all of the above
What's the record for the largest Alaskan halibut?
What's the oldest halibut on record?
10 years old
8 years old
25 years old
42 years old
What's the top bait for halibut fishing?
salmon and crab
octopus and herring
dolphin and bonito
salmon, crab, octopus and herring
What is the halibut's main predator in Alaskan waters?