Halibut & WTF? (what's that fish)

How many of you have tangled with one of these crazy overgrown goldfish?

Haida Gwai is an angler's paradise on the northern British Columbia coast. Tyler Kapela is on his first trip there courtesy of the Peregrine Lodge, and has already landed his first Chinook and Coho.

Now they're headed off to the halibut grounds, and Ty shares how the massive rig works for these bottom dwellers. It's a variation on the ones he uses down in Florida, and he's only too happy to drop down onto the hump where these halibut are often parked.

It doesn't take long to hook up on halibut and this crazy-looking guy from the offshore hump. And you thought you were having a bad hair day...


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