August 27, 2015
ALASKA: caught a 466 pound giant halibut
An huge size Pacific halibut was caught this week off Sitka, Alaska.
This monster fish was fought using a PENN Fathom FTH20LW reel; the big halibut was team-fought by several anglers so not IGFA world record legal.
Weight of 466 pounds -211 kilo (current IGFA record 459 pound) is the "estimate" off of Alaska's official weight-length chart.
See more images huge halibut caught in Alaska at: Big Fish of the World web site.