collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Commercial Fishing  (Read 76487 times)

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+37)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4635
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #660 on: May 27, 2020, 10:47:09 PM »
Sorry to hear that the openers have been so thin SitkaBT.  Are you seeing any differences in the PWS water conditions that might indicate a later than normal return?

Yup it was a colder than normal spring and water temps were down.  A few fish showed up offshore last period so maybe they are still coming.

Roger. I hope they're just making you sweat it a little, and will come barreling in shortly.

Good fishin'  :tup:
KABOOM Count - 1

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

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+37)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4635
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #661 on: August 22, 2020, 10:39:11 AM »
Hey folks - just got a bit of cell coverage out here at Cape Edgecumbe on it second king season. Lots of fish over the rail since my last post, will get you all an update here soon.  For now, here's a pic to keep this thread alive!

Hope you all are having a great summer!
KABOOM Count - 1

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

Offline full choke

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 1278
  • Location: Maple Valley
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #662 on: August 22, 2020, 11:27:09 AM »
Pretty fish there!

Stay safe- thanks for the update.

Online Taco280AI

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2013
  • Posts: 1851
  • Location: FL350
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #663 on: August 22, 2020, 12:11:13 PM »
Throw that little guy back! On second thought, I'll take it off your hands  :chuckle:

Offline WAcoueshunter

  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2007
  • Posts: 2042
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #664 on: August 22, 2020, 01:52:14 PM »
Wow, how big is that fish!?!

Offline 7mmfan

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 4383
  • Location: Marysville
    • https://www.facebook.com/rory.oconnor.9480
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #665 on: August 22, 2020, 08:25:12 PM »
Wow, how big is that fish!?!

40+ for sure. Guts and gills in anyway.  Dandy for sure.
I hunt, therefore I am.... I fish, therefore I lie.

Online Buckmark

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 4978
  • Location: GPS is searching
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #666 on: August 22, 2020, 08:35:18 PM »
Hey folks - just got a bit of cell coverage out here at Cape Edgecumbe on it second king season. Lots of fish over the rail since my last post, will get you all an update here soon.  For now, here's a pic to keep this thread alive!

Hope you all are having a great summer!
Show off  :chuckle:
Calm seas and fair winds  :tup:
To hunt and butcher an animal is to recognize that meat is not some abstract form of protein that springs into existence tightly wrapped in cellophane and styrofoam.

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 7263
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #667 on: August 22, 2020, 10:25:12 PM »
Wow, how big is that fish!?!

Big enough to not be able to long-arm.

I'm with 7mm, guessing 40.

Offline Dan-o

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 12054
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #668 on: August 22, 2020, 11:15:28 PM »
Chris is a towering hulk of a man.   

That's about an 18 pounder.
Member:   Yakstrakgutp (or whatever we are)
I love the BFRO!!!
I wonder how many people will touch their nose to their screen trying to read this...

Offline RB

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 2165
  • Location: Arlington, washington
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #669 on: August 23, 2020, 09:42:45 AM »
Nice KING!
IAFF #3728

Online 3boys

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 235
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #670 on: August 23, 2020, 12:39:05 PM »
Thatís a dandy!  Looked for you out there yesterday. Slowed down from Friday but still pretty good.

Offline Sitka_Blacktail

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 2770
  • Location: Hoquiam, WA
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #671 on: September 17, 2020, 07:02:14 AM »
Called it a season after Monday's opener.  Ended up making about 1/3 of what I usually make, but there were many who did way worse.  Just hoping this downturn in salmon isn't a trend.

Meanwhile, here are a few photos from silver season.  I was fishing an area called Softuk. The first photo shows the Chugach Range and is near the mouth of the Copper River. The river heads into the interior about dead center of the photo.  The second photo is a sunset over Hinchinbrook Island.  The third is a slough where we hide from bad weather.  Then a ridge where I spotted a small band of mountain goats. And lastly, a tender, or fish buyer took advantage of a fishing closure to harvest a nice moose.

Disregard the dates on the photos. I changed batteries and forgot to reset the time/date.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. ~ Michel de Montaigne

Online Widgeondeke

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 2953
  • Location: Lake Stevens, WA
  • US Army Infantry 91-98
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #672 on: September 17, 2020, 08:07:20 AM »
Looks like the loaded the bull whole. Nice to have a crane handy  :chuckle:

Offline nwwanderer

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 2422
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #673 on: September 17, 2020, 08:10:25 AM »
Proper moose handling, thanks

Offline Sitka_Blacktail

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 2770
  • Location: Hoquiam, WA
Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #674 on: September 17, 2020, 08:17:23 AM »
A couple years ago a buddy had a moose show up on the beach while he was fishing. He had a tag so he dumped it and got a line off his boat attached to the moose and drug it into the water. After shortening the line for easy handling, he towed the moose, still whole, about 7 miles to the nearest tender and they pulled in into their rigging where they gutted it. Then they set it back into the bow of my friend's boat for the trip to town.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. ~ Michel de Montaigne

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Wtb leupold vx3 by vandeman17
[Today at 03:55:52 PM]


New bullets by Taco280AI
[Today at 03:53:39 PM]


Ruger to buy Marlin by nopretext
[Today at 03:49:53 PM]


Savage Ultralite by Bango skank
[Today at 03:49:36 PM]


fs sierra 338 game kings by kisfish
[Today at 03:46:28 PM]


fs icotec ecaller by kisfish
[Today at 03:41:10 PM]


FS GoPro 8 by kukusya
[Today at 03:34:58 PM]


fs simmons range finder by kisfish
[Today at 03:31:32 PM]


Anyone elk hunt in gmu 448? Any help is much appreciated by Airdog505
[Today at 03:28:00 PM]


BROWNING FLY ROD FS by kisfish
[Today at 03:26:39 PM]


Wall tent thoughts? by Dale Gribble
[Today at 03:22:29 PM]


Muzzy Buck Down by Hilltophustler
[Today at 02:45:41 PM]


WDFW Proposal to Eliminate Public Grazing Where Wolves Reside by idahohuntr
[Today at 02:45:07 PM]


Lost binoculars: Swarovski by Hunting Time
[Today at 02:27:46 PM]


WTB-House in Buckley Enumclaw area by lewy
[Today at 02:25:55 PM]


Play Free: Hunting-Washington $100 Monthly Lotto! by MADMAX
[Today at 02:20:51 PM]


Eltopia bull by hunter399
[Today at 02:08:14 PM]


WTB Pt. Defiance spoons by jay.sharkbait
[Today at 02:00:00 PM]


Gray Wolf Killed in East Texas by timberfaller
[Today at 01:58:53 PM]


ENTIAT GMU 247 QUALITY DEER by scoutdog346
[Today at 01:14:58 PM]