The Jones group – Geoff Jones, Eric Dull, Tor Kristian Berg, and Matt Goodrich – released 8 kings and kept four on their first morning out on May 17. Weather was sunny and calm so Captain Ryan Refshaw dedicated late morning and afternoon to catching nice halibut including a 50 and an 80 pounder. The…Details
The Jaquette Party consisted of George Jaquette, Tom Carter, Mark DeRegt, and Chad Hoke.
The 2010 Commercial Herring fishery happened last month. This is always an entertaining, dangerous, exciting thing to watch and this year was no exception. There is big money to be made for the boats that can make the big set. With the clock ticking, money on the line, and huge schools of herring being pointed…Details
Nobody really knows exactly why Humpback whales breach, but everyone agrees that it is an Awesome sight! This photo was taken by a fisherman that was fishing with me a few years ago that just happened to have his camera ready. Sometimes a whale will breach several times in row, this particular breach was the one…Details
Fish species of salmon swim the North American side of the Pacific. All five are members of the genus Oncorhynchus. The American Fisheries Societies recognizes the following common names for the five species: chinook, coho, sockeye, chum, and pink. The list of common names for salmon is considerably longer. Here’s the short list: Chinook: kings,…Details
The Finnegan Group experienced a big day of fishing near Sitka, Alaska.
Rick Lawerence and his party caught the first limit of silvers for the year at Bjorka. Rick’s favorite fishing grounds.
Joel was very exicted to catch this 100 pound halibut in June
Hunter Tate caught this silver in late August while fishing with his Grandpa Roy, Dad, and Uncle Mark.
Erica Lorentz caught this nice King with her family in mid-July on Captain Phil’s boat – Larus.
The photo of this humpback whale breaching was taken while fishing aboard Captain Phil’s boat.
Luke caught his first silver salmon in the shark hole after a day at the beach with family.
Captain Ross, Captain Phil, Deckhand Ryan, Deckhand Tyler, all have their hands full!
Captain Ben and Captain Chuck holding two biggies caught by the Melaleuca party in early June.
After these NY Jets fans learned earlier this day that B. Farve was going to be their new quarterback, everything seemed to be going their way!
There are many brown bears on the islands that surround Sitka. Occationally we spot them along the shore while traveling to and from the fishing grounds.
Bob Gack proudly displays a beautiful mid June King salmon. The “bite” was definately on for the Citizen National Bank gang from Park Rapids, MN. Notice the calm ocean behind him!
Captain Phil’s first day fishing on new boat “Larus”. Is the rainbow on the horizon a sign of good things to come??
Shortly after Dean Johnson landed his 46 pound King on Capt. Chuck’s boat, Frank Vandersloot and Capt. Ben landed the king of the day, a 53 pounder. Two drifts later, Kari Powell also fishing with Chuck hooks the first fish of her life – a 37 pound King Salmon. Later in the morning mister Sealion…Details
Joe Gappa of California was fishing with Captain Phil and deckhand Tyler on June 15th when he found himself tied into this monster halibut.
Chris and Leon Daggs along with Jon and Irving Matthews escaped the Florida heat to fish with Captain DJ in July. They had a successful day on the halibut grounds after catching their quota of King Salmon.