Fishing for Burbot

Fishing for Burbot in Canada offers anglers a different fishing experience from any other typical sport fishing.

Burbot are caught mostly on a baited hooks sitting on the bottom in 40 to 50 feet of water. Pieces of fish belly fat, a chunk of wiener or bacon are successfully used for fishing bait.

If you decide to fish for burbot in this way, your line must be attended at all times. Set lines in are illegal in summertime in Canada’s Yukon.