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California Halibut
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Science Name: Paralichthys californicus
Other Names: Flatty, barndoor (large), fly swatter
World Record: 58 lbs. 9 ounces Cal.
Environment: inshore, coastal, offshor
Techniques: drift fishing, trolling

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BRET | Posted: June 11, 2007

live sardeens with a slip weight got to let them take it and run extra lose drag out of ocean side ca

form boat
shooting midnight star

Adam Pacholka | Posted: February 18, 2006

It's a tugging match. Let 'em take it...Then set strong! Looser drag's better. These fish have an extra tearable mouth. No punn intended.

Adam Pacholka,
Dana Point, Ca

big al from so cal | Posted: March 29, 2002

These guys are suckers for chartruse clouser minnows!