Monthly Archives: April 2014

FAT Squid Jig Heads

Three years ago I developed and tested my new FAT Squid Jig Heads. The idea was to create a jig with flexibility in more ways than one. I wanted a jig that could be used with all of my fully … Continue reading

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Herring Brine Recipe

Last summer I experimented with preserving herring. At Whaler’s Cove Lodge everyone goes out in the morning and jigs their own live herring, then put them in a bucket and use dead herring all day. Some of the captains salt … Continue reading

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Waldron Island Halibut Fishing Map

Bellingham based halibut anglers will have lots of places to fish for halibut this year. Early reports indicate there’s lots of halibut on the inside waters, all the way to Campbell River B.C. While the inside halibut fishery is limited … Continue reading

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Halibut Fishing Map For Coyote Bank

The Canadian side of Coyote Bank sits just 11 nautical miles from Ediz Hook, but often times uncomfortably in the middle of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. As you can see, Coyote Bank offers numerous places for halibut to … Continue reading

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Halibut Fishing Middle Bank, Washington & British Columbia Canada

Some of Washington State’s best halibut fishing can be found at Middle Bank, right on the British Columbia border. In fact, both sides produce well for halibut anglers. The Purple line in the chart shows the border, which takes a … Continue reading

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Washington State Recreational Sport Halibut Fishing Quotas 2014

2014 Ocean Halibut Fishery Quotas North Coast (Marine Areas 3 & 4) Season Total: 108,030 lbs. South Coast (Marine Area 2) Season Total: 42,739 lbs. Primary: 40,739 lbs. Nearshore: 2,000 lbs. Columbia River (Marine Area 1). Early: 9,516 lbs. Late: … Continue reading

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Washington State Halibut Fishing Seasons & Regulations 2014

WDFW adds options for coastal halibut fishing, shortens Puget Sound season     OLYMPIA – Anglers will have three fewer days to catch halibut in Puget Sound when the season opens in May this year but will have more opportunities … Continue reading

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