Big Fish

On Wednesday, Rusty Lyons from Waitsburg, Washington landed the biggest king of the Angling Unlimited season – a whopping 47 pounds. He made multiple trips around the boat before bringing his big smiley to the net. The rest of the group on board landed king limits before heading offshore for halibut limits – which was…

Random Fish

Fishing is about patterns. But, what can you when a pattern fails to appers and things go random? Which seems the case in the last few days. Monday and Tuesday were marked by high winds that kept us away from some of the grounds that have been most productive lately. We eventually found fish in a protected…

Sloppy Summer

The cool gray pattern ceased for a few days and temperatures on shore reached the mid-70’s under bluebird skies.  The on-the-water experience was quited different as a brisk northwest wind blew down the outer coast making it chilly and a bit foggy with sloppy tight seas. The fishing amidst the slop was good as the fleet sat…

Missing in Action

If anyone can locate summer, please send it to Southeast Alaska. The unusually cold and overcast weather continues but the seas are generally calm. We a blow last Saturday along with some tough fishing. Results improved on Sunday improved for kings and the ocean settled down some. Most boats enjoyed king and halibut limits Sunday and…

Set-Up Underway

Bright sun and t-shirt weather visited Sitka last week as clean-up and set-up got underway for AU. Captains Tom and Chuck went to work on boats including an installation of the latest electronics in Ouzel (Captain Tom’s boat) – a Simrad system that features the highly touted CHIRP sounding technology that is rumored to be the next…