Information and regulations affecting halibut fishing in BC.
2017 HALIBUT LIMITS
Halibut fishing open March 1, 2018 see DFO update notice .
- The maximum head on length for halibut is 133 cm (Approx. 101 cm head off).
- The daily limit for halibut is one (1).
- The possession limit for halibut is two (2), only one of which may be greater than 83 cm, head-on (approx. 63 cm head off) in length.
- The annual limit is six (6) halibut per licence holder, as set out on the 2016-2017 Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence.
- All halibut retained by the licence holder shall be immediately recorded in ink on the 2016-2017 Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence. The area from which each halibut is caught and its length (cm) shall immediately be recorded on licence.