A sight to see! a 285 Lb Halibut was landed by the FV Sea Zone in the Gulf of Alaska by Captain Andrei Marushev and his crew.
The very last hook they were pulling in at the anchor was exceptionally difficult. The crew come to find out that the last hook had a 285 lbs halibut on it. The rule of thumb is that for every 100 lbs a halibut is 30 year old so this fish must be about 75+ years old.
This beast is on it’s way to the river Rock Casino in Richmond BC.
Here are some pictures of the fish being offloaded in Alaska and at our Plant in Richmond (click on the picture to enlarge it)