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Monsters of the Arctic – Alaskan Halibut

Alaska… The Last Frontier. The name conjures images of pristine mountains, rich temperate rainforests, fugitives from the lower 48 states running away to the rugged north in search of a new start, temperamental caffeine and nicotine fueled crab fishermen, gold and silver prospectors, modern day mountain men looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of civilization and Jack London inspired wanderers in search of adventures in one of the wildest places left in the world. With over 6,640 miles of coastline, more than all the coast of the continental United States combined, it is perhaps not surprising then that Alaska is home to some of the best saltwater sport fishing in North America. While King Salmon may attract more anglers to the state annually, serious Alaskan fishermen know that an angling excursion to Alaska isn’t complete without hooking onto a Halibut. Continue reading