The Kapitan is a US Fishing Vessel, run by Captain Lazar Reutov. The boat is a a 40 foot long-liner/gillnetter that is home ported in Homer Alaska. Along with long-lining for halibut and black cod Captain Lazar has crabbed and pot fished for cod with the Kapitan.
The fishing method used on the Kapitan for halibut is longlining. This method favored by North American Commercial Halibut fishermen. For more on longline fishing click here.