July 11, 2012
USA: Alaska halibut "Seward Halibut Tournament"
Durung a fishing holiday in Alalska (USA) angler Mike Smiley landed a 196.6-pound (88.78 kilos) halibut that won him a $ 10,000 prize for winning the annual "Seward Halibut Tournament".
Mike Smiley was out with a friend on a group charter when he hooked up with the fish with only 25 minutes left to go in the day of fishing. Smiley and his friend were fishing for 10 hours and were making that last cast before heading in to the docks.