What Is the City in Alaska That Is Known for Catching Barndoor Halibut?

Question by Bart Simpson: What is the city in Alaska that is known for catching Barndoor Halibut?

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Answer by Pany Potter
== Oregon anglers who venture to Alaska for a crack at the so-called “barn-door” halibut might be better off staying home this year and fishing for our doggie-door-sized ones instead.

Southeastern Alaska’s Pacific halibut quota is likely to be slashed, with a strong recommendation by the International Pacific Halibut Commission for a maximum size of 37 inches for the one halibut per day Alaska anglers will be allowed to keep in 2011.

That means the biggest halibut you will be able to kill in Southeast Alaska will be about 23 pounds.

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