How much does my monster halibut weigh?
If you know the length of your halibut, you can find its corresponding weight (monster or not).
How much did the halibut weigh last year?
See average weights in 2015 (pdf)
I caught a 32" Pacific halibut. How does my fish compare to others? You're in good company. Most (33 percent) sport halibut landed from offshore waters were 31-34 inches (see chart below).
What's the difference between a Pacific halibut and a California halibut?
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Closed here, open there... what can I do where?
Anglers may Pacific halibut only in areas open to Pacific halibut fishing and Pacific halibut only at ports located in areas open to Pacific halibut fishing. No person shall be in possession of Pacific halibut on a vessel while fishing in an area closed to Pacific halibut fishing.
From which quota is my catch taken?
Pacific halibut landed at a port will count toward the quota for the subarea in which that port is located.
Pictures and descriptions of other flatfish species are also available.
What halibut management subareas does Oregon consist of?
||Leadbetter Pt. (WA) to Cape Falcon (OR)
||Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.
||South of Humbug Mt. to the Oregon | California border
Where can I find out about Pacific halibut stock assessements?
Stock assessments are conducted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission. Read more at IPHC stock assessment surveys (Oregon is in Area 2A).