Ocean Indicators

If you’re looking for a crystal ball into king salmon fishing in Southeast Alaska for the upcoming season, ocean productivity in the waters off the Northwest and British Columbia is a good place to start. Cool water regimes prove much better for survival of juvenile salmon and, thankfully, that’s where the north Pacific appears headed again. All indications are…

Big Silver

The morning of August 27 dawned sunny and flat calm morning on Cape Edgecumbe.  There was a decent bite going on for big silvers with the odd king mixed in. Captain Ryan Refshaw’s boat “Skute” was participating in the action and went  over a school of salmon. They got four bites and two stayed on. Captain Ryan thought both fish were kings until Jenny Olson’s came to…

Big Halibut

Long time AU angler Roy Tuschhoff, fishing with Captain Chuck McNamee, hooked a big one on this Tuesday and after a long battle a 255 pound halibut hit the deck. His party also landed 15 silvers and a nice late season king. Jack Martin, fishing with Captain Ryan Refshaw, added a 32 pound king to…