California Halibut

California Halibut

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The California halibut or California flounder, Paralichthys californicus, is a large-tooth flounder native to the waters of the Pacific Coast of North America from the Quillayute River in Washington to Magdalena Bay in Baja California. It feeds near shore and is free swimming. It typically weighs 6 to 50 pounds (3 to 23 kg). It is much smaller than the larger and more northern-ranging Pacific halibut that can reach 300 pounds (140 kg).A top level predator that hunts by stealth, it is prized by fishermen as great table fare.Sport fishers typically use light fishing gear and live baits for this halibut. Baits include anchovies, sardine, squid, mackerel, and queenfish (brownbait). Some anglers use plastic lures and scampitype "lead heads" to fool a halibut into striking.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136634627
  • 9786136634623