What a summer we are having! Record temps are being set in Juneau. As a result of the warm weather in Juneau, we are seeing major amounts of fog developing on the outer coast. Sunday we had to do a water transfer on the other side of the pass. We had one rain storm that lasted an afternoon was all. The open ocean was very very nice this week, very calm fishing conditions. Silvers were much better this week, and were a bit bigger sized. The boats that focused on Silvers
Another week is complete at Waters Edge Lodge. The big news this week is again the salmon, but this time in a good way!!! Pinks and Silvers finally showed up on the coast. Thursday was the big day, lots of salmon hitting the fillet table. There was a pod of Orcas that seemed to show up with the salmon also feeding like crazy. Very fun to see the fishermen come in and give reports of salmon everywhere! 154 lbs was the biggest halibut for this week. It was caught out in f
Well another week at Waters Edge Lodge in Elfin Cove is in the books. Its amazing how much we prepare and plan and get ready for fishing in hopes that the fish will show up on their appointed time. And then when it happens its almost magical. This year so far has been very different. We still have very low numbers of Pink Salmon. On Monday we had two boats with 11 silvers. When I heard that report on the radio, I took a big deep breath. The week ended with below averag
The big story this week is the salmon. Not sure what is going on. Normally we see Silvers/Coho by mid June. They are late. Not sure why, we are seeing no Pinks and no Silvers. We also had no Kings Salmon this week. Halibut was much slower than last week, the biggest one was 100 lbs. It was caught on the inside waters just inside South Pass. The other hot spot was the halibut highway just on the other side of George Island. The other big story this week was the weather.