Atlantic Halibut

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Atlantic Halibut

Species Information

Scientific Name:Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Common Names:Atlantic Halibut
Environment:Nearshore, Offshore
Ideal Temp:

About Atlantic Halibut

Atlantic Halibut Fishing

World Record:
# Fish Caught:16429 documented in database.
Earliest Record:12/31/1639 12:00:00 AM and located at 51.65682, -2.58686.
Latest Record:6/22/2022 4:10:35 PM and located at 69.93971, 17.86367.
Common Techniques:Bottom Fishing, Jigging
Popular Lure Types:Bottom Rig, Jigs, Soft Plastics
Fishing Spots:3 Atlantic Halibut fishing spots.

Latest Atlantic Halibut Fishing Reports and Spots

Atlantic halibut - Scotian shelf and Southern grand banks - 5/3/2013 9:34:29 PM


Atlantic halibut - Gulf of St. Lawrence - 5/3/2013 9:34:29 PM


Atlantic Halibut - 4/1/2021 4:50:37 PM