Halibut Fishing in Greater Victoria
Abundant halibut and bottom fishing around Greater Victoria :
- Halibut: the best white meat fish money can buy, plus a lot of fun to catch! Halibut range from 10-20 pound chickens in summer to 30-60 pound turkeys in spring and every once in a while some lucky angler catches a "barndoor" up to 200 pounds or more.
- Red snapper (aka yellow eye): distinctive bright red/orange bottom fish, excellent white meat.
- Black cod (aka sablefish): tastiest species of cod commonly caught off Vancouver Island; a tasty treat smoked.
- Ling Cod and Rockfish: Victoria has a number of spots that anglers can target ling cod and rockfish.