Secret to Halibut Fishing!
July 30 2021 Halibut Patience! What is the one thing that keeps showing up when it comes to someone catching big halibut and lots of halibut? The sharpness of their hooks? Maybe? The freshness of their bait? Sometimes? The size of their boat? No not usually? Age? Maybe the older wiser are better at halibut fishing? Addison Bennett was 15 years old when he landed a 256 lb Halibut (Waters Edge Lodge Record) so I do not think age is the big factor. Anyone guessed it yet? Patienc
July 28 HALIBUT!!
July 28 Fishing Update The weather is such a factor in fishing. I am again sitting here at my office window looking at a beautiful blue sky day. The forecast is again looking very good for the next few days sunny till Sunday! Today Light winds becoming W 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon. Tonight W wind 15 kt becoming NE late. Seas 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less. Thu NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Thu Night NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fri NE wind 15 kt becoming NW
July 23 2021 Update
July 23rd Fishing Report This has to be the peak of the Pink Salmon for the summer. They are everywhere. Lots and lots of pinks salmon. Most of the guests this week are fishing primarily for Halibut. We have had some silver caught but for the most part many of the guests are fishing for salmon to get bait for halibut fishing. Halibut fishing is really good right now! Like really good! 226 lbs is the biggest for the week. 168 ft of water somewhere up Dundas Bay, pink salmon fo
July 18th Fishing Update
July 18th Fishing Update When the Ocean goes calm it is an amazing sight to behold and experience. We woke today to another very nice calm day. Weather can be such a factor, I am always very grateful for calm water. The forecast for the coming weeks looks good. Today Light winds becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft early in the morning then 2 ft or less. Tonight W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mon W wind 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft in the afternoon. Mon Night W wind
July 15th Update
July 15th Fishing Update Pinks seem to be everywhere, Silvers have slowed down, we are catching a few but nothing like 2 weeks ago. Halibut have slowed also but still catching some nice ones. Now just a reminder that the fishermen are the other factor in our equation that change each week. We had many that stayed for early bird breakfast this week. Today the sun is shinning with a nice little breeze. Very nice when it is like this. The forecast for the coming week is light wi
July 8th Fishing Update
July 8 2022 Happy 4th of July to everyone! We had a great Independence Day here in Elfin Cove. We started off with the parade which went from Shoreline to down town Elfin Cove and around to the General Store and then ended up at the Memorial for the Pledge of Allegiance. We then had the Humpy Head Bobbing Contest, and the fish toss, and then our evening festivities were the greased pole contest on the float plane dock. Eagle Charters lit up the cove with fireworks! It was gre
July 1st Fishing Update
July 1 Fishing Update The freezers are officially full! The Mossy Ridge Lodge has done great this week. Lots of King Salmon Limits and lots of halibut! Kings are still going crazy down the coast. Chris and his crew said they got down there one day and had there Kings in 15 minutes. They said as they lowered the gear on the down rigger they would hit it on the way down. Pretty amazing to have the King fishing that good! Silvers slowed a bit this week. Pinks seem to pick up tho