Angler, Kent Carmichael, landed the halibut of his dreams on June 28, 2011. Carmichael was fishing in the Gulf of Alaska bout 90 miles from Pelican in South East Alaska. The monster topped out the scales at the local lodge. The halibut measured 94 inches which converts to a whopping 466.2lbs by the conversion book pushished by Alaska Fish and Game. The current Alaskan record for halibut is 459lbs!