Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Fishermen haul in monster halibut

 

July 21, 2022

Bill Thomas (skipper) photo, courtesy of Tracey Harmon.

Cole Thomas and Jeff Wackerman stand beside a 425-pound halibut they caught aboard the Raven's Walk in Icy Strait.

Three local commercial fishermen caught what is likely to be the biggest halibut hauled in by a Haines skipper this season, weighing 425 pounds and measuring 91 inches in length.

"It was just an epic fish," said fisherman Cole Thomas, who hooked...



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