Pollock as halibut bait shows mixed results, Good in the GOA! This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Pollock has been tested as a halibut bait to replace pricier chum salmon.  Each year halibut researchers use over 300-thousand pounds of chums in their stock surveys, costing nearly half a million dollars. The baits are used at more than 1,200 testing stations from Oregon to the Bering Sea.  A study three years ago showed some promising signs for pollock. Listen @fishradio  19:55