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Best Halibut Fishing Spots in Juneau, Alaska

Junuea Alaska Gastineau Channel

Juneau isn’t only the capital of Alaska, it’s also one of Alaska’s top halibut fishing locations. But knowing where to target habibut in Juneau is key to having a successful fishing adventure.

There are numerous deepwater bays, channels and inlets surrounding Juneau that provide excellent halibut fishing. One of the most popular, is Gaastineau channel between Juneau and Douglas Island. For larger halibut, anglers will venture as far as Chatham Straight. Other top halibut fishing spots include Stephens Passage; the waters surrounding Grand Island; the west side of Mansfield Peninsula; and Auke Bay north of Juneau, to name just a few.

The following interactive Juneau Halibut Fishing Map is based on the Salmon Holes & Halibut Hills a Sport Fishing Atlas of Southeast Alaska published by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Click on a map marker to see the location name and longitude and latitude coordinates.

The table below provides the name and coordinates for the best halibut fishing grounds within a days boat ride from Juneau. Click on the “Directions” link in the location column to view the fishing spot in Google Maps.

NameLocation
Gastineau Channel2.5 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.280597797281324, -134.37771918815872
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Gastineau Channel2.5 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.280597797281324, -134.37771918815872
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Gastineau Channel8 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.228952908842324, -134.29659862864386
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Gastineau Channel10 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.2166420009332, -134.2791540016557
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Gastineau Channel11 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.20198639425696, -134.260990188162
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Icy Point13 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.191486771007185, -134.25971374767937
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Doty Cove16 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.11686998521645, -134.17038537467127
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Grand Island18 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.10219504180654, -134.11646191700143
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Grand Island20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.084463405334155, -134.1171167304965
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Stephens Passage13 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.15621611698864, -134.282415985749
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Stephens Passage14 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.15302886446826, -134.3313175439879
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Stephens Passage16 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.162085834216256, -134.3759710016579
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Stephens Passage20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.1873127759568, -134.50368671074807
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Point Young22 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.18710388100135, -134.50530085344272
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Point Young23 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.19185742488028, -134.582136815151
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Young Bay26 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.18718071742626, -134.6584299169978
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Scull Island26 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.20438638700044, -134.64601635748008
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Point Hilda20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.2138906153242, -134.47623664569198
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Point Hilda22 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.214060311865765, -134.5118940015121
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Inner Point20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.228293806016104, -134.59276773034748
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Middle Point18 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.24489814336075, -134.63022791685472
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Outer Point12 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.287182173850304, -134.6828155610326
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Outer Point10 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.306819896814616, -134.68530973034416
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Colt Island13 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.27708558382789, -134.72376188443977
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Colt Island13.5 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.264971636666466, -134.74089581500206
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Mansfield Peninsula15 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.29882091172356, -134.7842671033603
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Mansfield Peninsula16 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.34937398699545, -134.84807645917834
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Barlow Point18 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.388237701426306, -134.9061463745206
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Point Retreat20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.41560870185073, -134.96170600150364
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Point Retreat22 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.38444746620646, -134.97804045917684
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Auke Bay10 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.37296688544971, -134.6659332726695
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Adams Anchorage15 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.369326514422035, -134.81629281499772
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Shelter Island17 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.409909911035925, -134.83118855110797
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Shelter Island17 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.40174841102998, -134.87265573034014
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Favorite Channel20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.49498613969607, -134.87705751935675
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Favorite Channel22 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.54065576563811, -134.88099544197468
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North Pass23 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.47074068534379, -134.93163037451708
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Lincoln Anchorage22 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.48933458447187, -134.95644590824656
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Favorite Channel20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.44632232888278, -134.954519207183
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Point Retreat19 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.410490003251326, -134.96512981499595
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Funter Bay28 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.24719248809668, -134.89616973034668
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Hanus Reef32 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.11616465634111, -135.02940618802407
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Hawk Inlet24 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.095417238273086, -134.77626985799827
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Hawk Inlet25 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.109130674773596, -134.76853427268057
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Chatham Straight20 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.17187209202858, -134.86674100151384
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Chatham Straight25 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 58.143949894698906, -134.8340988150072
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North Passage Point38 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 57.875420495404946, -134.96198891687018
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Pavlof Harbor42 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 57.84564443898081, -135.02685545919957
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Trap Bay48 miles from Juneau
Coordinates: 57.74956120901437, -135.01695291687548
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