330 lb Monster Halibut

Discussion in 'Jigging and Popping' started by HWK, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. HWK

    HWK Senior Member

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  2. jiggawhat

    jiggawhat Senior Member

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    wow 40lb braid thats awesome
     

  3. Tunanorth

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    In the 2005 "Penn International Alaska Grand Slam Tournament" held at Kingfisher Lodge in Sitka, the winning halibut hit on a jig and weighed 376 pounds [I did not catch it!]. Reel was a 2-speed with 80-pound braid, can't imagine one over 300 on only 40-pound braid.