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Data Charts for California Halibut

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Listing All Entries for California Halibut from Largest to Smallest

Angler Length Date Caught Image(s) Notes Actions
Nowhere 45.5 June 29, 2018 Img 1930 54 thumb Img 1932 51 thumb Img 4462 75 thumb Caught on the west side. Show
NowhereMan 44.5 August 23, 2016 Img 0853 thumb Img 0856 thumb  Show
HOLY TOLEDO 43.0 August 16, 2010 Money shot thumb Hali2 thumb Hali3 thumb Barn door bycatch. 34 pounds. Show
MattSwayze 43.0 July 16, 2016 Hali1 thumb Hali2 thumb Bigolbutt thumb Humboldt Bay, and of course a personal best! 29lbs. Show
Sin Coast 42.75 August 06, 2012    MBK Tourney. The biggest fish I ever caught from my kayak! She weighed 35lbs 10ozs. Caught in 60ft off Seaside on whole squid. Also got a 40" 26lb on this incredible day of fishing w/my bros! Permagrin for days. Show
str8fishin 42.5 August 13, 2016 Img 2095 thumb   Fishing with Bones and Uminchu Naoaki - 31 pounds Show
Abking 42.0 July 12, 2011 Terry s a man to have handled that 48 incher thumb   I'm not entering anything but PB's or other noteworthy catches. This was a pacific halibut I caught at Shelter Cove on a long solo salmon trolling mission in the fog where I could only manage a silver. I put a big herring on the bottom just south of the Whiss hooked to a barbless mooching rig and got this fish in the big net in 5 minutes. Show
str8fishin 41.25 August 02, 2015 Img 0424 thumb Img 0422 thumb  New personal best Show
JJQ 40.5 June 18, 2016 Imgp0003 thumb Img 0884 thumb Img 0881 thumb New PB! 32 lbs on an 8oz Iron. Show
ThreemoneyJ 40.25 July 26, 2020 D3bda963 e48b 4112 b09f 78909ab5f065 thumb 8c62d88b 0581 4425 bea1 adc7a65cb1ec thumb 66579e94 521c 48b6 9459 eacfaad0bc73 thumb Took a friend fishing to a new to him spot. Told him not to expect much and then this happened. Show
str8fishin 40.0 August 08, 2015 Img 7151 thumb   2nd 40" halibut in one week. Show
AlsHobieOutback 40.0 September 19, 2012 Sc 9 19 12 026 thumb Sc 9 19 12 027 thumb Sc 9 19 12 028 thumb PB Butt caught on a white swimbait! Show
snazzyshun 39.5 July 28, 2020 20200728 205038 thumb 20200728 204812 thumb 20200728 204806 thumb PB halibut Show
ThreemoneyJ 39.25 July 28, 2016 39.25 hali launch thumb 39.25 metal thumb 39.25 tape thumb TBay. PB fish out of the kayak ever. Actually I think it is my PB out of my lifetime! 24lbs. Show
domenic 39.0 May 15, 2009 Domenics aoty shot number one thumb Domenics aoty shot number two thumb Domenics aoty shot number three thumb Insane! Show
MattSwayze 39.0 August 12, 2018 Received 496041944196049 thumb   Show
lunchbox 38.25 June 04, 2014 Photo 1 thumb Photo 3 thumb Photo 4 thumb caught in capitola 6/4/14 Show
scallen 38.25 July 03, 2009  P7030012 thumb  Show
Fishadow 38.0 June 30, 2012 Bean halibut 031 thumb Bean halibut 012 thumb Bean halibut 008 thumb My Best fish ever! she came in at 26 pounds. That'll do pig Show
scwafish 38.0 August 15, 2008 Fromapbguy thumb Halitrough thumb Aotyhalitail thumb On a jacky. She was full of roe :( Show
ChuckE 38.0 May 23, 2009 Halibut38inotw thumb Halibut38ina thumb Halibut38inb thumb Caught at 2009 Paradise Halibut Hunt/Potluck/BBQ drifting live top smelt. Show
Freddie 38.0 September 26, 2007    09-26-07 Bean Hollow Halibut 38" of WOW!!! Show
Sailfish 38.0 June 19, 2009 38 inch hali4 thumb 38 inch hali5 thumb  Caught in Paradise using live Shiner. See fishing report for details: http://www.norcalkayakanglers.com/index.php/topic,18654.0.html Show
JJQ 37.75 August 09, 2015 Imgp0011 thumb Imgp0012 thumb Imgp0001 thumb Show
Live2Fish 37.5 September 25, 2018 95d93656 c45f 4752 a4d9 a4bc7bfbbd88 thumb 079b50ce c58d 4517 b499 d219b7a0b2a2 thumb  Show
MattSwayze 37.5 August 03, 2017 Halibutt thumb Scovebutt thumb  Shelter Cove Cali Baby! Show
rnrgeek 37.5 November 17, 2017 Img 0094 thumb Img 0093 thumb  Per AOTY Rules, mouth was slightly open, thus fish is subject to 1.5" deduction to 37.5". Show
Uminchu 37.0 July 15, 2012    1st ocean & my pb halibut on BIG HAMMER swimbait (Thanks Craig)! Show
FreshNSalty 37.0 August 06, 2019 20190806 164930 thumb 20190806 164934 thumb 20190806 120254 thumb Finally caught the rhythm! And finally got a board that can measure most of my fish!!! Show
ravensblack 36.51 August 26, 2012    SC Show
otobepelagic 36.5 August 22, 2009 Paradise 028.jpgr thumb Paradise 031.jpgr thumb  Scratching an Itch at Paradise Show
Ghost 36.5 September 17, 2019 Full shot pic. 36.50 hali. 9 17 19 thumb Mouth shot  36.50. hali 9 17 19 thumb Tail shot  hali 36.50  9 17 19 thumb Show
Bird 36.02 October 02, 2011    Beautiful Fall day at Paradise in front of the approaching weather. A sweet fish! Show
adamhelm67 36.0 June 18, 2020 Bfab3e39 6be5 4158 8663 987acf344ced thumb 741eeb24 26eb 4441 9bbf 99edb298d2a6 thumb 97395d57 7425 4881 89af 793b39af820c thumb Couldn’t believe this was a male Show
KayakJames 36.0 September 16, 2012 Hallibut 008 thumb Hallibut 007 thumb Hallibutt 005 thumb Santa Cruz. witnesses: Solsfr1, Pappio, surfingdude, Show
KPD 36.0 May 11, 2018 Fullsizeoutput 16a3 thumb   Show
Tails2Tales 36.0 May 12, 2018 2526bd55 1534 4832 88b1 1fb816e69201 thumb E64dc8ba 64cb 4cd2 9d85 1e631a6395fd thumb 49b506e2 b06b 4bc8 afcd 57b4c174aa8b thumb Show
Orange Chicken 36.0 May 13, 2018 074c2892 64a6 49b6 8240 6f0f76544aff thumb   CDFW measuring device Show
Jedmo 36.0 July 02, 2011 Cap6 thumb Cap7 thumb Cap5 thumb PB halibut from Capitola. Show
Bird 35.75 July 15, 2016 Tomales bay 17.5 lb halibut 15 july 2016 004 thumb Tomales bay 17.5 lb halibut 15 july 2016 005 thumb  Tomales - 17.5 lbs. Show
fishworks 35.5 July 21, 2012  Dscf1203  800x600  thumb Dscf1197  800x600  thumb Caught after PIF, in front of MBK, at the Most Epic Event/day of the year! My Pb Hali! yeaaaaaaaaa! Show
NowhereMan 35.5 August 02, 2016 Img 8312 thumb Img 5738 thumb  Santa Cruz on a live sardine. Note: downgraded length to 35.5" because the tail doesn't appear to surpass the 36" or 35.75" mark. -PK Show
dpshim 35.01 August 31, 2012 Picture 413 thumb Picture 414 thumb Picture 412 thumb Consolation prizes after chasing for wsb lol! Caught both in 65 FOW bottom drifiting squid at SC Show
Bungle 35.0 March 22, 2008 Imgp0581 thumb Imgp0581 1 thumb Imgp0558 thumb Caught 2hrs into the incoming, 30' deep, drifting a live shiner. Show
Cod Almighty 35.0 July 02, 2017 Aoty hali upgrade4 thumb Aoty hali upgrade2 thumb Measurment board  thumb Show
ThreemoneyJ 35.0 June 13, 2019 8ca9539c 6a19 497c b446 5c0aa46fb9f5 thumb 58647d87 6a1e 4299 a371 c99c62abb4cf thumb Dd4e9bd1 d6d9 4072 ae88 2d9e4d1231ab thumb Changing to "Rockfish". kidding. -bmb Show
AlsHobieOutback 35.0 August 23, 2012 Sc 8 23 12 005 thumb Sc 8 23 12 006 thumb Sc 8 23 12 007 thumb Hunting for WSB four days straight and all I got was a few halibut. Still, first upgrade in a whle, and it feels good!! Show
dpshim 35.0 June 22, 2011    !st legal hali!! :D Caught north of Tioga/MBK, drifting dead anchovy using 3oz slider rig. Show
adamhelm67 34.75 March 30, 2020 Img 3798  1  thumb Img 3793  1  thumb Img 3792  1  thumb Not as big as the one I caught today but a good one nonetheless. Caught on dead squid Show
Bones 34.5 August 08, 2015 Image thumb Image thumb  SMC Show
Sin Coast 34.5 May 11, 2019 0bdd49bb 4749 4880 acc5 93863b449801 thumb 4f62e6e0 23cc 4cc2 b70c f6fe4803e1b3 thumb Fd24643a a6ee 4c41 ad88 be414a342675 thumb MBK tourney 2nd place; tolling whole squid in 60fow Show
ChuckE 34.5 May 21, 2007 Berkeleybutt1 thumb 345hali thumb  Caught at the Berkeley Pier using live jacksmelt Show
Bird 34.5 July 10, 2010 Halibut 02 10july2010 thumb Halibut 07 10july2010 thumb Halibut 05 10july2010 thumb North Coast ocean halibut. Fishing with Craig. A 29" and a 34.5" (15 lbs). Live bait drifting. Show
snazzyshun 34.0 July 13, 2019 20190713 140904 thumb 20190713 140906 thumb  Upgrade. Witnessed by OLDMANRIVER, Sakana Seeker, deepseadrew, SuperD270. Show
HOLY TOLEDO 34.0 June 10, 2012    Winning fish at Yakhopper's ARW tournament. Show
SeaChumm 33.75 July 15, 2018 14d83334 2a57 40d1 a8fd de8e67faf64c thumb   Show
Live2Fish 33.75 August 18, 2019 Image thumb Image thumb  Shelter Cove Show
Savage Hooksetters 33.75 November 04, 2019 21299554 a487 4817 a8a5 12ccb82d3a35 thumb Ad8bdce9 b454 4ff6 9bcf 9ec33b72ec8a thumb  Show
Uminchu 33.75 August 24, 2016 15lbhali thumb 15lbhali bw thumb 15 8lb hali thumb 15 & 8 lbs on live smelt Show
frankfishing 33.58 March 21, 2007 P3210087 thumb   Taken at ARW on live smelt in 10 to 15' of water. Show
str8fishin 33.5 August 05, 2012    Capitola with Johnnygunz Show
dpshim 33.5 August 05, 2012    Show
pondpoacher 33.5 May 04, 2012    Cought with solsurf1 Show
ravensblack 33.5 May 23, 2009    Butt hunt at Paradise May 09. Thanks Adam. The mouth is closed as should be according to DFG measuring regulations. Show
Uminchu 33.25 August 22, 2015 Image thumb Image thumb Image thumb My very 1st Halibut from Tomales after all these years of trying... Show
ThreemoneyJ 33.25 July 19, 2020 Edf7cdd2 910d 45e4 a6f6 c151a8924f70 thumb   Show
JJQ 33.25 August 23, 2020 Img 0764 thumb   Show
SuperVato 33.01 June 03, 2019 7cf9cafa f0cb 4258 b4ab 86f02e1f2bc4 thumb   Show
JJQ 33.0 June 20, 2019 Halibut 1 thumb Halibut 2 thumb  Show
Uminchu 33.0 July 24, 2016 Hali 14lb 33inch thumb 14 12lb  2  thumb 14 12lb  1  thumb 14 (& 12)lb Hali on live shinner! fishing with vwool & NoSoup! Show
Uminchu 32.75 July 03, 2017 Img 5485 thumb Img 5473 thumb Img 5509 thumb 12lb+ Halibut Fishing w/ teammates (ATD & SuperVato) Show
Salty. 32.5 August 22, 2012 32.5 halibut thumb Wsb   hali combo day new thumb  Caught fishing with Al'sHobie, Dpshim, Jonesz, Lost Anchovy, Solsrf1, E2g, Charles, DrVoolittle, & Nudling. Show
Uminchu 32.25 July 12, 2014 Image thumb Image thumb Image thumb SC 14lb Hali!!! Thanks, Bushy!!! Show
Rockroach 32.25 April 21, 2013 20130422 173330s thumb Paradise with the crew 2 thumb 20130422 173402s thumb Early season Hali @ Paradise Show
ravensblack 32.25 June 13, 2010    2nd place Yakhoppers ARW Halibash Show
jremi 32.25 October 01, 2020 Img 20201001 120411 thumb   h Show
oconnors32@yahoo.com 32.0 June 02, 2018 7c72b2d3 b46f 4c6a bd32 1a0b6fc1cddd thumb 3c77b87d 53a7 49a1 8086 5a0bedae7961 thumb  Show
Nowhere 32.0 June 19, 2018 Img 1899 thumb Img 1900 thumb Img 4334 thumb Caught on the west side of SC. Btw, it was measured by the fish survey people at the dock, which explains the nonstandard measuring board. Show
snazzyshun 32.0 June 09, 2019 20190609 092258 thumb 20190609 092255 thumb  Woooo!! Show
Rock Hopper 32.0 June 26, 2007    32" Halibut caught on June 26th near the Paradise Pier. Witnessed and verified by Adam Coca. Show
Rockroach 32.0 July 15, 2016 20160715 210911s thumb 20160715 210928s thumb  Solo run. Went 1 for 3 Show
fishshim 32.0 September 15, 2007  Tomales 9 15 07 002 thumb Tomales 9 15 07 005 thumb Caught drifting jacksmelt by Hog Island in Tomales Bay. Show
Ghost 32.0 September 16, 2018 Cali hali  32 in.  9 16 18 thumb   Show
Salty. 31.875 June 06, 2010 Halibut1 thumb Halibut2 0002 thumb  Live shiners @ ARW Show
bmb 31.75 June 01, 2019 20190601 133107 thumb   Arw tourney Show
Sin Coast 31.5 September 15, 2013 Imgp3808 thumb Imgp3807 thumb Imgp3805 thumb The butt that won the MBK derby. Caught while trooching whole squid on my three-way straw rig. Show
KPD 31.5 July 31, 2017 Img 4215 thumb   Show
ravensblack 31.5 June 07, 2010 Fish pics 2010 260 thumb Fish pics 2010 261 thumb  ARW Live Bait 1 of the original ten species Show
Archie Marx 31.0 July 14, 2012    Show
Matanaska 31.0 September 14, 2017 20170915 133949 thumb   Show
Orange Chicken 31.0 June 22, 2019 46e8a7ef f8cf 477c ae21 eeae12c8716f thumb   Show
VWTECH329 31.0 June 01, 2008 Halibut 6 1 08 thumb   caught on live anchovie Show
Vjo.Hobie-Dave 31.0 August 06, 2010 Tomales 8 6 2010 018  2  thumb Tomales 8 6 2010 018  4  thumb Tomales 8 6 2010 018  3  thumb Miller Park side of Tomales Bay. Frozen Herring Show
str8fishin 30.9 May 27, 2012    Santa Cruz - 1st halibut Show
bmb 30.875 March 28, 2009 Img 3508 thumb Img 3517 thumb  Caught 3/28/09 at OP trolling herring behind a dodger witnessed by EWB measured by DFG surveyor Kirk Show
Live2Fish 30.75 July 17, 2016 Image thumb Image thumb Image thumb Caught drifting live anchovy -downgrade to 30.75". in full fish picture, tail does not appear to cross end of trough. while it does in the "tail only" shot, we can only use full fish shots. -bmb Show
Ariel Sea 30.75 June 11, 2009 P6110115 thumb P6110118 thumb P6110117 thumb Paradise Park Show
Bird 30.5 August 28, 2011    Thick Tomales Butt. Show
slammer 30.5 May 23, 2009 Index thumb  5 23 09 095 thumb Cought at Adampalooza.....aka Paradise. Show
Matanaska 30.5 August 14, 2016 20160815 152446 thumb 20160815 152352 thumb  Show
ThreemoneyJ 30.25 June 27, 2020 1bd52402 f076 4d82 8f65 5dc5b0e480c2 thumb   Show
Live2Fish 30.25 August 01, 2019 A51d6c1b db00 403c 81b9 edea2be7ee6f thumb   Humboldt Bay Show
Baja Ninja 30.25 September 02, 2018 C2928a11 becd 455c b7a8 e759fe539e4e thumb 9bd206af 1031 4572 b11e ef4843952ea2 thumb  Show
jremi 30.25 August 25, 2020 Img 20200825 115325 thumb   Show
mako1 30.25 June 30, 2009 Imgp2963 thumb Imgp2964 thumb Imgp2966 thumb Humboldt hunnies! Show
wdwrkr 30.25 July 01, 2009    Humboldt Honey's Show
Dale L 30.0 August 12, 2010 P8120008r thumb P8120014r thumb  Tomales bay, first halibut ever, Measured by DFG Show
vwool 30.0 July 15, 2017 Img 1001 thumb 0f8e3174 0c7b 4278 8cda 85ffaa4d94cd thumb  My PB Halibut Show
agoodhi 30.0 June 12, 2016 2016 0612 11415300 thumb 2016 0612 11421100 thumb  ARW - trolled anchovy Show
Corey 30.0 July 17, 2020 Tnv8qbg tuc6xfjmlphrca thumb   hit the goal of a 30"-er. Right on the nose. New goal - 35" Show
Matanaska 30.0 August 21, 2018 20180823 200817 thumb   Show
Archie Marx 30.0 August 04, 2016 Dscf1619 thumb Dscf1629 thumb  Tomales with Stig, VK & Marcos. Note: downgraded to 30" because. -PK Show
AlsHobieOutback 30.0 May 28, 2012 Sc butt hunt 5 28 12 014 thumb Sc butt hunt 5 28 12 015 thumb Sc butt hunt 5 28 12 016 thumb First Butt of the year at the SC Butt Hunt on a Bighammer Swimbait! Show
ChuckE 30.0 September 21, 2008 2buttssr thumb 30inbutt thumb  Caught in San Rafael using live jacksmelt Show
Dukkie 30.0 May 28, 2012    Santa Cruz Memorial Day- Witness JTFishing Show
Sam_Elliott 29.75 July 18, 2018 08ede572 dba1 45da 92da 005b56d24cba thumb 1a3818db 9bfb 40d4 81ed d02b48da5d16 thumb 5b01f7ab f2db 41e2 8ff1 47902afbf7c9 thumb Show
soleman 29.75 March 14, 2015 Dscn1650 thumb Dscn1653 thumb Dscn1656 thumb Caught in Richmond casting a 4" swimbait Show
Sarge 29.75 May 19, 2017 29.75 inch cali hali thumb   Shelter Cove Show
Orange Chicken 29.75 August 27, 2020 B530a6a1 8f4e 4517 9541 214eaadbd6ac thumb   Show
frankfishing 29.6 May 10, 2008 P1010124 thumb P1010123 thumb  ARW caught on pink fish trap 5" Show
otobepelagic 29.5 August 13, 2010 Imgp6712.jpgrr thumb Imgp6711.jpgr thumb Imgp6689.jpgr thumb The Halibut was by-catch (enter smiley face here) Show
Uminchu 29.5 June 25, 2017 Img 5409 thumb Img 5401 thumb  10lb Hali on Popsicle Show
Corey 29.5 July 14, 2020 Pgwioyqns8c18chmvlpwyg thumb   Show
NowhereMan 29.5 July 26, 2015 Temp thumb Img 1237 thumb  Show
Big Buoy 29.5 June 06, 2017 Kimg0254 thumb Kimg0261 thumb Kimg0260 thumb Humboldt Bay Show
str8fishin 29.25 June 07, 2016 Img 0251 thumb   HMB with Will Show
crazyfisher 29.25 October 29, 2017 Img 5391 thumb   Show
soleman 29.25 March 19, 2016 Img 20160319 120339225 thumb Hali 2016 thumb  Show
Midwest 29.0 May 07, 2019 3003710a f654 4568 a718 e5301141ae8e thumb D14d1a28 f78b 4c30 83db 9edbca0b4243 thumb  Show
Sin Coast 29.0 August 15, 2009    29" halibut caught on live sardine in 20ft at MBK Tourney. Show
VsaiX 29.0 June 23, 2019 20190623 114540 thumb   Show
AlsHobieOutback 29.0 July 24, 2010 Mbk 7 24 25 2010 021 thumb Mbk 7 24 25 2010 022 thumb Mbk 7 24 25 2010 017 thumb MBK Hali, first of 2010! Show
Bird 28.75 August 22, 2009    Paradise: 30 ft of water drifting a shiner. Show
Rockroach 28.5 May 08, 2016 20160508 121228 1s thumb 20160508 161150s thumb 20160508 161137s thumb Early season Halibut Show
rnrgeek 28.5 July 02, 2017 Butt1 thumb Butt2 thumb  Caught at Alameda Rock Wall on Sunday July 2nd. Show
SAW 28.5 June 23, 2018 Halibut 28.5 thumb   Show
FisHunter 28.5 August 25, 2009 Imgp3897 resize thumb Imgp3898 resize thumb  SMC on the Red-Squid Teezer!! Show
stormscrambler 28.5 May 09, 2010    Show
KPD 28.5 May 07, 2017 Img 3727 thumb   The Halibut of Happiness. 9 lbs. Show
Freddie 28.5 May 17, 2009    ARW Show
Uminchu 28.5 July 11, 2016 10lb 38.5 hali 7 11 16 thumb   10lber on live sardine Show
mako1 28.5 June 06, 2009 Imgp2846 thumb Imgp2848 thumb Imgp2836 thumb Paradise on a very windy saturday. OTW shot courtesy of Ben. Show
Mrs Troutfire 28.25 July 22, 2018 Butts on yak thumb Butts on hawg thumb  Small but tasty Show
HOLY TOLEDO 28.25 July 01, 2009 Patrick 3 thumb Tomales1 thumb Tomales2 thumb Beautiful day at Tomales. Show
AnnieAreYouOk 28.01 June 16, 2019 Received 2249802235350133 thumb Received 690010691431625 thumb  Show
Salty. 28.0 August 02, 2015 Imgp3851 thumb Imgp3848 thumb  Show
SteveS 28.0 April 17, 2008 Aotyhallie thumb   From Paradise, with ChuckE. Caught on troll with a popsicle and flasher Show
Rockroach 28.0 September 07, 2015 P1010423s thumb P1010424s thumb P1010422s thumb Labor Day Tomales hookup. A lot of flatties caught Show
Danglin 28.0 April 20, 2009 Imgp3457 thumb   Ferry Point Hali taken on Storm Anchovy Show
Matanaska 28.0 June 29, 2018 20180629 190734 thumb   Show
Midwest 28.0 April 03, 2015 Img 4274 thumb Img 4271 thumb Img 4273 thumb Paradise, choive Show
Lil Miss Ari 28.0 August 08, 2018 Img 2248 thumb Img 2247 thumb  Show
jremi 28.0 July 17, 2020 Img 20200717 141949 thumb   upgrade Show
Live2Fish 28.0 September 16, 2018 6f028736 cefa 4974 9e57 74c322dafe4d thumb   Show
Andrewmvb 27.75 March 15, 2015 Body thumb Body thumb Nose thumb Show
HOLY TOLEDO 27.75 September 14, 2008   Tomales 9 14 08 thumb Tomales birthday present. Show
Salty. 27.5 July 30, 2016 G0041077 thumb G0051088 edited 1 thumb Dsc01471 thumb Tomales Twins. Show
HOLY TOLEDO 27.5 June 06, 2009 Paradise 27 thumb Paradise 27.5 trawgh thumb Paradise 27.5 close thumb Hail mary at a very windy Paradise. Show
TommyTwoFish 27.5 August 15, 2020 Img 20200815 151823 thumb   Show
ColtonCrum 27.25 July 10, 2019 Img 5879 thumb Img 5912 thumb  Show
Big Buoy 27.25 July 17, 2016 Kimg0100 thumb Kimg0099 thumb Kimg0098 thumb downgrade to 27.25. cannot verify fish makes 27.5" hash mark from full fish pics due to glare. we unfortunately can't use tail shots to verify measurement. -bmb Show
otobepelagic 27.25 June 05, 2009 Bay 6 5 09 012.jpgreduced thumb Bay 6 5 09 013.jpgreduced thumb  Great day on the water. Met new friends and caught a fish. Caught on a "salted" shiner Show
cam3087 27.25 August 12, 2016 Tmp 11961 20160812 1826121832528612 thumb Tmp 11961 20160812 182636 1617136663 thumb Tmp 11961 20160812 180550339274054 thumb First california halibut!! Witnessed by crash (Doug) Show
tommcdo 27.25 September 07, 2020 B5d3c0db 2f5d 4d49 84e5 05b5b176021a thumb   Upgrade fish Show
KPD 27.2 October 13, 2019 26ca2ed8 080e 4649 980f 438404442860 thumb   Show
HOLY TOLEDO 27.0 April 18, 2010 Tankerglass thumb Halibutparadise thumb Halibutclose thumb Glassy Paradise on a shiner. Show
ThreemoneyJ 27.0 May 31, 2019 00d8f908 1c8d 4a6e 8a53 6cfff75c308e thumb   Show
AnnieAreYouOk 27.0 July 21, 2017 20170721 232046 thumb 20170721 232038 thumb 20170721 113508 thumb Show
Ariel Sea 27.0 March 31, 2018 Gopr0089  3  thumb Gopr0090  2  thumb Gopr0090  6  thumb Show
Ariel Sea 27.0 April 19, 2009 Img00267 thumb Img00268 thumb  Berkeley Butt......witnessed by Danglin Show
Live2Fish 27.0 September 02, 2017 Img 1595 thumb   Show
Matanaska 27.0 July 14, 2016 20160714 204536 thumb   Show
Orange Chicken 27.0 May 06, 2018 157a1c6d f292 459e bc25 fe312b60b8b7 thumb   Show
deepseadrew 26.75 July 16, 2020 20200716 162407 thumb   Show
Eric B 26.75 June 19, 2009    Paradise, on a live Relentless-netted Shiner. Thanks, Dave! Show
Big Buoy 26.5 July 13, 2018 Kimg0508 thumb Kimg0509 thumb  Show
Uminchu 26.5 May 25, 2009    ARW Hali on 3oz Jig head w/ Berkley® Gulp swim tail! Witnessed by Inseine & Steele_Leader. Thanks to ChuckE, Craig (ravensblack), Adam (FisHunter), Juan (Mako1), & many others!!! Show
rnrgeek 26.5 April 07, 2019 Hali thumb   Caught at Oyster Point Show
Vonsvangoth 26.5 May 13, 2018 20180513 132755 thumb 20180513 132808 thumb  Caught one with Matt. Went one for two. Show
Bird 26.5 July 02, 2009    Paradise - drifting a shiner Show
crazyfisher 26.25 April 22, 2017 Img 3966 thumb   with Ariel and Keith at ARW Downgrade to 27.75 as claimed length of 28" cannot be verified due to angle of picture. In addition, the mouth appears open on this fish, resulting in an additional 1.5" deduction to 26.25". If you have any additional questions regarding this deduction, please contact the AOTY committee. Sincerely, bmb Show
fishworks 26.24 July 17, 2010 Aoty hali pic1 thumb Aoty hali pic2 thumb 2nd hali of 2010 26.25 thumb caught at ARW. #2 baby! Show
butete 26.0 May 04, 2019 Resized952019050495204706955781 thumb Img953506 thumb 20190504 141824 thumb Handline fnc Show
Corey 26.0 May 14, 2020 Gmphgzqiqqar9sfkgiadqw thumb   witnessed by TwoPatch Show
Fishin-Jay 26.0 May 20, 2009    Caught at Muir Beach while bouncing a jig through the sand. Show
Archie Marx 26.0 June 30, 2016 Dscf1527 thumb Dscf1540 thumb  Little butts are people too. Show
mako1 26.0 August 08, 2008 Imgp1524 thumb Imgp1522 thumb Imgp1515 thumb Caught at slack high tide, live anchovie, Humboldt Bay. Show
otobepelagic 26.0 August 22, 2008 Halidad thumb Paradise 8 22 08 013.jpgreduced thumb  Paradise fishing with Patrick, Adam and Glynn. Caught on a monster shiner. Show
scwafish 26.0 August 24, 2007 Dinkhali thumb Dink2tape thumb Dink2tail thumb Caught at Tomales with Shimmy, Kunz and Danglin drifting a jacky. Show
HunterFisher 26.0 April 13, 2019 Halibut 4 13 thumb   Show
KzReelRods 26.0 July 17, 2009 Imgp9727  800x600  thumb Imgp9728  800x600  thumb  Tomales bay on live sardines. Show
Big Buoy 25.75 June 06, 2018 Kimg0479 thumb   Show
Lil Miss Ari 25.75 June 12, 2019 5a44161e 75a0 4491 91cb 5bb3f03ed87d thumb D9eb4c69 3cd2 4f53 aba2 773d02c354bd thumb  Fishing in the Bay Show
Live2Fish 25.75 May 16, 2018 1a0c5913 1b22 40b9 9169 08c4f99ebf65 thumb   Show
rnrgeek 25.75 May 05, 2018 9f942c86 3b20 44ac a49a ebbf58bd6ef0 thumb Aac0a308 bc0a 458f 9fa0 5b146500f024 thumb  Oyster Point ----------------------------- AOTY Committee unable to confirm fish hits 27" hash mark due to angle of photograph. Fish reduced to 26.75" - 1" deduction for open mouth = 25.75". In future, please attempt to close mouth on fish to ensure accuracy of fish length and integrity of competition. Thank you, bmb. Show
CptSloppywood 25.75 July 28, 2015 Hali 25.75 thumb But head thumb But tail thumb first but of the year!!!:) Show
InSeine 25.5 July 26, 2008 Inseine halibut1 aoty 001 thumb Inseine halibut1 aoty 002 thumb  Caught of the San Rafael bridge with a frozen anchovy. Uminchu verified length. Show
Jedmo 25.5 June 13, 2010 Hali1 thumb Hali2 thumb  Fish caught at the ARW during yakhoppers tourney. Used live shiners gifted by Ernest. Show
Jedmo 25.25 March 26, 2009    First halibut this year at Oyster Point. Show
Ariel Sea 25.25 March 29, 2009 Img00235 thumb Img00226 thumb Img00227 thumb ARW on a shiner...witnessed by Eric B Show
JJQ 25.25 May 29, 2020 Img 0681 thumb   Show
KPD 25.25 May 04, 2018 Fullsizeoutput 168a thumb   A funny thing happened on my way to work. Show
Adam415 25.25 April 06, 2019 Img 3702 thumb   Show
BigJim 25.25 July 16, 2010 34536 10150237388645192 677140191 13952706 5321421 n thumb  34680 10150237388380192 677140191 13952692 6452027 n thumb Bean Hollow Baby!!!! Show
Dub The Boat 25.25 September 05, 2020 20200905 174413 thumb   Show
sarah 25.0 June 06, 2018 9e075dbf f45d 48a5 951a d693f1da3107 thumb   With Big Buoy Show
goldenarrow 25.0 April 25, 2007 Hali thumb Hali2 thumb  ARW 15'deep smelt Show
Ghost 25.0 June 30, 2019 Cali hali  6 30 19  25 thumb   Show
Sin Coast 25.0 August 22, 2017 Img 1891 thumb Imgp0032 thumb  Cute little Shelter Cove calibut Show
scwafish 25.0 July 22, 2007 Tomaleshali thumb Aotyhali thumb Aotyhalitape thumb Caught at Tomales drifting a topsmelt Show
sarah 25.0 July 21, 2016 Kimg0110 thumb   Humboldt Bay Cali Halibut with Jeremy and Crash. Show
AlsHobieOutback 25.0 May 29, 2009 Santa cruz 5 29 09 027  large  thumb Santa cruz 5 29 09 028  large  thumb Santa cruz 5 29 09 029  large  thumb Caught on frozen squid out of SC harbor. My First Hali of 2009! Show
HOLY TOLEDO 25.0 August 23, 2008 Naoaki shot resize thumb P8230681 thumb  Paradise on a monster perch. Show
fishworks 25.0 July 04, 2010 25in thumb 25in. thumb Aoty halipic1 thumb @ arw on july 4th! yea baby! Show
fishworks 25.0 June 07, 2014 20140607 111707 thumb 20140607 111658 thumb 20140607 151835 thumb One fun day in the bay. Show
MarkL 25.0 April 21, 2019 95fffbcb a71c 4fb3 b1c4 5314323c3548 thumb A549d45f 909f 4903 84b9 4cfe20434e0d thumb B093b693 0b96 46f4 8186 913f69816ceb thumb Show
MarkL 25.0 May 28, 2018 503878bd 6486 4f0e ab82 66894ef2c33b thumb   Show
racinrob 25.0 June 17, 2017 Img 1544 thumb   Finally!!!!!!!! Show
Danglin 24.75 February 21, 2009 Imgp3032 thumb   Febuary Halibut... any extra points for first one of the year, and in Febuary????? Show
sarah 24.75 July 16, 2017 Img 0188 thumb Img 0189 thumb Img 0190 thumb Humboldt Bay with Big Buoy and Lil Gill Show
Freddie 24.75 September 21, 2008 San rafael but thumb San rafael but 2 thumb  San Rafael But, 24 3/4" caught on Chucke's salted chovies. Show
Silent Hunter 24.75 September 02, 2018 5539e520 b8ca 4855 bc98 238e5cbfc6bb thumb 3fab8994 2fc4 42ea a66b 63318a5cadde thumb 24bb341d 10ff 4dd2 8797 9ad8abe82680 thumb Show
Diroblo 24.5 July 25, 2009 P7251060  small  thumb Dsc03716  small  thumb Dsc03719  small  thumb 1 hour after low tide, beg incoming. drifting shiner 15-20 ft water Show
Adam415 24.5 May 01, 2018 0105532b 98fc 4a2d bdcd a0e90c6e8b74 thumb   Show
ThreemoneyJ 24.25 July 18, 2018 7a61eb5f aedc 48b1 a763 3adb7290a000 thumb   Show
Bird 24.25 June 19, 2010    Paradise, shiner. Fishing with Eldorado and Diroblo. Show
Guitarzan 24.25 September 28, 2008 But thumb   Caught on a shiner, bouncing 1 mile off the rod and gun club. Show
otobepelagic 24.0 April 11, 2008    Caught just north of the end of the berkeley pier. Chrome/green flasher with a green roll baiter loaded with a frozen herring. Thanks Chuck and Rory. Show
Midwest 24.0 July 22, 2017 Img 8820 thumb   Show
agarcia 24.0 May 01, 2008 Hali thumb   OP, Trolling Herring Show
Danglin 24.0 May 28, 2008 Imgp2072 thumb   Caught on storm wild eye Anchovie swim Bait, Richmoond Show
Freddie 24.0 September 03, 2007    24" Paradise But, 09-03-07 Thanks Chucke... Show
lingslinger 23.75 April 20, 2019 20190420 201827 thumb 20190420 201839 thumb 20190420 160031 thumb Show
ThreemoneyJ 23.75 July 13, 2017 Img 5995 thumb   T bay on the sabiki rod. Show
rnrgeek 23.75 July 15, 2017 Halibut thumb   Caught at Point San Pablo Harbor at the 1st Annual Red White and Stripers event. Downgraded due to the fish not reaching the 24" mark-Rob Show
CoolHandLuke 23.5 July 17, 2019 20190717 191347 thumb 20190717 191340 thumb 20190717 191345 thumb Show
agoodhi 23.5 March 28, 2015 20150328 084413 thumb 20150328 084419 thumb  ARW trolling anchovy Show
jremi 23.5 June 17, 2020 Img 20200617 122521 thumb   just in case Show
mooch 23.5 October 21, 2008    Caught trolling a 3-way-shiner in 12 FOW with 8 pound mono leader. Show
Cod Almighty 23.25 June 17, 2017 Aoty halibut4 thumb Aoty halibut3 thumb Aoty halibut2 thumb AWR TOURNY Show
SuperVato 23.25 May 07, 2019 E29aa1a9 9a5d 4a8d 8dc3 690f82f545cf thumb   First clearly legal Halibut Show
Lil gill 23.25 July 16, 2017 Img 0197 thumb   First California Halibut with Big Buoy and Sarah at Humboldt Bay Show
agoodhi 23.0 April 02, 2016 20160402 130804 thumb 20160402 130809 thumb  ARW - trolled anchovy Show
Tails2Tales 23.0 May 11, 2018 67baf5a3 0a91 4c59 9aef 0bee641c11c8 thumb D7b436f3 137f 4126 8fe9 259425dd7b19 thumb 0ba92a0e 6778 42c5 8764 8faef201a5b2 thumb Very small upgrade... Show
tommcdo 23.0 August 10, 2020 Abe867a4 ad03 491f a315 691156969a44 thumb   Show
RBark 22.75 June 23, 2018 36176281 2270822049613642 2318622525489152000 n thumb Img 3542 thumb  BIGGER THAN BEN'S FISH AT LEAST Show
scottymeboy 22.75 June 01, 2019 35b1e949 89d8 48b6 9f62 72d54eeb9731 thumb   Alameda Rock Wall Tournament Show
Ariel Sea 22.75 April 30, 2017 Img 5899  2  thumb Img 5898 thumb Img 5900 thumb Fishing the Wall with Shifra Sea, Crazyfisher, and Lost Anchovy. Was getting sick and tired of all the goddamn shorts brought this flattie home for dinner. Show
KPD 22.75 March 25, 2018 Fullsizeoutput 1666 thumb   Just a little one, but my first halibut of the year. 4 lbs, 5 oz. Show
AnnieAreYouOk 22.75 April 13, 2019 20190413 172654 907x1612 thumb   Show
MattSwayze 22.5 April 15, 2017 Halibut thumb   Shelter Cove Halibut Show
novofish 22.5 September 04, 2011 Arw hali 1 thumb Arw hali 2 thumb  First Yak Hali. Barely Legal But. ARW, on 3 way/shiner Show
Freddie 22.5 June 01, 2008    Paradise Butt 06-01-08 Show
ChuckE 22.5 June 05, 2008 2butts thumb Halibut22pt5 thumb  Caught at Berkeley using live anchovies Show
slammer 22.5 July 25, 2008 100 0556 thumb   Lil 22.50 inch Halibut in S.F. Bay. Show
Tails2Tales 22.5 May 06, 2018 112e0d04 2656 4faf ab79 3e9db934f68f thumb E65e75a8 e7fc 4ce1 9fe4 fe030011eb6e thumb Ab08bd31 c866 45e6 b818 3395ad25dabe thumb Show
Cod Almighty 22.5 April 18, 2016 Img 0913 thumb Img 0915 thumb Img 0914 thumb Good day on the water with AnnieAreYouOk fishing the Halibut!! Show
butete 22.25 May 11, 2018 20180511 125204 thumb   Show
Savage Hooksetters 22.25 October 28, 2019 E0c8b1da f47a 4a85 9fcc 505975d7085e thumb C9cc5eb3 da10 4745 b5b8 7b5faf84a1b3 thumb  Show
fisheducator 22.25 September 02, 2018 Dscf0599 thumb   First kayak caught halibut, hope it is the first of many. Show
Danglin 22.0 April 25, 2007    Show
Aidan.S 22.0 October 09, 2017 Img 1693 thumb   Birthday charter trip for Aidan. Show
Uminchu 22.0 September 01, 2008    My 1st yak-butt! Caught at Berkeley flat w/ live anchovies. Show
vwool 22.0 August 05, 2016 Aoty16halibut thumb   My first Halibut, they can only get bigger than this one. Show
FisHunter 22.0 July 09, 2010 Imgp4388 resize thumb   Show
Midwest 22.0 June 05, 2017 Img 8368 thumb   Just made it to a keeper! Lots of unders nice to keep one but I'm getting a bigger one :) Show