collapse
For a Day of FISHING & EXCITEMENT Come enjoy an Epic Fishing Adventure

Author Topic: Commercial Fishing  (Read 43589 times)

Offline Woodchuck

  • GO TEAM!!!
  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 10692
  • Location: Walla Walla
  • HuntWA Woodblock
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #285 on: February 09, 2018, 02:46:17 PM »
How is the bite?
Antlered rabbit tastes like chicken


Inuendo, wasn't he an Italian proctoligist?

Disclaimer: This my SWAG. Not even an opinion. This is not my version of a 14th hand version of a fairy tale. It is also not the opinion of the Hunt Wa. site, it's owner, or any of the moderators or admins, not even me. Scouts honor. :salute:

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4052
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #286 on: February 09, 2018, 03:25:48 PM »
It's reportedly pretty darn good compared to what we've been getting in Sitka.  Hopefully keeps up. I got a little longline gig on another boat I'll be working down there as well between salmon trips.  I'll be stopping over in Port Alexander tomorrow, never been there and looking forward to checking it out.
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline bearpaw

  • Family, Friends, Outdoors
  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 30315
  • Location: Colville
  • "Rather Be Cougar Huntin"
    • http://www.facebook.com/DaleDenney
    • Bearpaw Outfitters
  • Groups: WFW, WSTA, WSB, WPHA, FWM, NRA, SCI, RMEF, NAHC, IOGA, MOGA, CCOC, BBB
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #287 on: February 09, 2018, 03:37:05 PM »
awesome photos, someday I'm going north for a month in the summer, never been up there
Americans are systematically advocating, legislating, and voting away each others rights. Support all user groups & quit losing opportunity!

http://trophymaps.com "Do-It-Yourself" Hunting Maps" 
http://bearpawoutfitters.com Guided, Semi-Guided, Unguided, and Drop Camp Hunts in Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Washington. Hunts with tags available (no draw) spring bear, fall bear, buffalo, cougar, elk, mule deer, turkey, whitetail, wolf!

Offline Angry Perch

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1648
  • Location: Sammamish
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #288 on: February 09, 2018, 04:17:42 PM »
Man, it's nice out here today.  We get a few every winter.

Dang, not even a walleye chop out there.

Offline jmscon

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2015
  • Posts: 984
  • Location: Seattle
  • RMEF BHA TRCP
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #289 on: February 09, 2018, 05:09:23 PM »
Gorgeous! Some big calderas in the last photo!
I am dying to spend some time on the salt!
My interpretation of the rules are open to interpretation.
Once I thought I was wrong but I was mistaken.

Offline j_h_nimrod

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2011
  • Posts: 1291
  • Location: Humptulips, WA
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #290 on: February 09, 2018, 06:37:08 PM »
Verstovia and Edgecumbe, loved that place. PA is an interesting place, probably a little different than the years I spent around there, but that place would be hard to change too much. If you get into Port Armstrong tell Ben Contag hi.

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4052
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #291 on: February 13, 2018, 12:03:40 PM »
Swing and a miss on the kings.  The big bite is over down here - should have known better than to chase radio fish, haha.  Sold my small trip in Craig today (I got my fuel and food for this big adventure covered, that's about it), next move is to bait up longline gear and set it tomorrow morning.  Gonna chase the rockfish for a few days.  Looking for a nice crewshare off of a buddy's boat while I wait for the kings to show up again.


Here's my office view of Craig from the buying dock.   That's a whale skull there on the Craig Inn. 
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline quadrafire

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 7122
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #292 on: February 13, 2018, 01:03:25 PM »
Whale skulls go nice with pink  ;)

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4052
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #293 on: February 13, 2018, 05:35:37 PM »
So long for now, Craig. I'll miss your $1/# lower price for my kings (on the few that you gave up), $4.29/ doz eggs, $12.99 half racks of Diet Coke, and $7 gallons of milk...

But I won't miss it much.   :chuckle:



KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline quadrafire

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 7122
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #294 on: February 13, 2018, 05:44:55 PM »
You are living quite the life. Thanks for sharing what most of us would have no idea about. I'm enjoying your experience!!!
Love the pics. Keep em coming

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4052
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #295 on: February 13, 2018, 05:52:13 PM »
Will do.

By the way, those vid and mags yo sent up are great for the two or three minutes between the time I rack out and when I fall asleep.  Not getting through them nearly as fast as I thought I would  :chuckle:
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline carpsniperg2

  • Site Sponsor
  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+89)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 26135
  • Location: Goldendale,WA
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #296 on: February 13, 2018, 05:53:27 PM »
Have fun, catch lots of fish, stay safe and keep the pics coming. Always love seeing them.
Owner: SPLIT DIAMOND TACTICAL
Firearms/Transfers/Parts/Optics
2011 HW Head Competition Winner

Offline quadrafire

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 7122
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #297 on: February 13, 2018, 05:59:26 PM »
Will do.

By the way, those vid and mags yo sent up are great for the two or three minutes between the time I rack out and when I fall asleep.  Not getting through them nearly as fast as I thought I would  :chuckle:
Haha. Awesome! Glad you like em
Just to appease the political crowd they are not porn vids and magazines  :chuckle:

Offline quadrafire

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 7122
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #298 on: February 13, 2018, 06:00:45 PM »
Well some would call them that

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4052
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #299 on: February 13, 2018, 06:11:18 PM »
Oh, I'd be up for more than three minutes if they were - probably more like five or so  :chuckle:

Here's a pic of my running partners on this trip, I was heading over to raft up on them this afternoon to build and bait our longline gear.  We're all about the same age, but these guys have been at it for a long time and are hard core.  Damn good fishermen.  It's a privilege to wprk with these guys - and feels dang good when I beat them when we're scratch fishing kings. 
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

 

* Recent Topics

Obsession Addiction Bow by bankwalker
[Today at 01:31:39 AM]


Wtb tikka superlite by bankwalker
[Today at 01:22:23 AM]


FS: Sitka Incinerator jacket & bibs, M by Bango skank
[Today at 01:02:53 AM]


Opinions on Maverick 88 Shotgun by Pete112288
[Today at 01:01:37 AM]


Polaris Sporstman Accessories by Scvette
[Yesterday at 11:57:31 PM]


My best missed shot in a while by N7XW
[Yesterday at 11:37:11 PM]


blacktail bucks by smithkl42
[Yesterday at 11:09:50 PM]


Ar question? by NWShooter
[Yesterday at 11:08:03 PM]


hunting leases by Mfowl
[Yesterday at 11:07:24 PM]


What do you cook with? by shadowless_nite
[Yesterday at 10:51:48 PM]


AR Pistol ( what brace ) by NWShooter
[Yesterday at 10:47:54 PM]


2018/19 Scoreboard by wablkandtan
[Yesterday at 10:45:48 PM]


New antelopes for Washington by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 10:31:11 PM]


2019 sheds: post them here! by PNWheckle
[Yesterday at 10:21:13 PM]


The KETO thread by northwesthunter84
[Yesterday at 10:12:53 PM]


Norman89 18/19 season by Norman89
[Yesterday at 10:06:59 PM]


poached deer unit 215 by sled
[Yesterday at 10:05:39 PM]


Anyone hunt snowshoe hares? by Duck_Lover
[Yesterday at 09:47:40 PM]


Raising Sheep ( lambs for 4H ) by actionshooter
[Yesterday at 09:40:36 PM]


Bucket list Bird by bowhunterforever
[Yesterday at 09:40:17 PM]