November 25, 2019

Dec 3rd there is a meeting in Anchorage to discuss changes to the halibut regulations for self guided non resident anglers.  The proposed changes are to have the same regulations as the charter boats.  I will keep you all updated as things progress.

I was able to v...

November 12, 2019

We made a new page on the website, it is called Self Guided University.  The idea here is to start some conversation about how to fish for halibut and salmon and rock fish.  Jeremy is going to head this up so please comment and interact with him.   click here for the l...

October 28, 2019

The other day I had some want to give me some old Okuma reels.  I cringed at the thought of having Okuma reels again.  Shimano Tekota 700 reels for halibut are what we have used for over 8 years now.  Pretty amazing how they hold up considering the abuse we put them th...

October 9, 2019

Sorry for the delay in the blog.  Our last guests left the lodge on the 7th of September.  We had good weather for the trip to Juneau with the boats, and they were all on land by Sunday night.  Our crew worked great together and everything went very well.  Jeremy and I...

September 1, 2019

Flying back to Elfin Cove this afternoon, it was another blue bird 70 degree weather day.  Just amazing how flat the water was in every direction.  Three Hill and in front of Gaff Rock were the hot spots for Silvers this past week.  Many guests limited on Silvers this...

August 25, 2019

On our way back in today to Juneau we had in my opinion the perfect weather. Calm calm water, overcast with those low lying clouds. See photos at bottom.

Halibut was a bit slower this week. Biggest one was caught by Nik 126lb halibut. Mike got a 100lber.  I anticipate...

August 19, 2019

      Wow what a weekend.  We got notice from Ward Air and Allen Marine that due to extreme high winds they would not be able to provide service to us for transportation for our guests.  So we made some tough decisions on what to do.  We decided it was best to leave on...