Some time you just run back up your drift line and start over as you have chummed heavely
400 yard of stopped boats is polite
There is no need to fish close to other boats
We didn't see any sport boats yesterday and did fine
Lots of fish out there this year
Are love came after 11:30 we were further west out between 52 and 58 best line 54
WP is non ethanol also and cheaper
Tuna are closer
Fleet is running 40 miles north
Learn to read charts before going out in ocean
Saturday will be a zoo around bait dock till the start of the classic
Parkings better but i like charter guys watching my boat
I have same problem docking
I now have a line tie to a dock cleat that i stick at the end of the dock with loop so i can crab it with a hook...
BS no different than other sport caught fish
Thursday for us too
Should ask where Tuna are too so it makes it easier
I fill my 1/2 up to 3/4 then when get to grounds i slurry it
2 kill bags that have 3 of the big fish bags of ice in them
When slurry is full then...
That had to be off the magoo as he did a three day trip and only big boat went out
I think i will need a fuel bladder
There were 3 large ones at fuel dock yesterday
I only went 28 miles
3 limits drifting herring only
1 king about 12
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Matt goggle rod holder tube drains I found some that fit on bottom of the tube with a 3/8” tube connector so could run out to my self bailing deck...
Tiger sticks under 100
I went to the enertia not eco on a hydra sport 23 with twin 150 merc four stroke
Had 4blade offshore before this
They did up me 10% plus lifted...
I like my merc enertia props lifted my stern
Get on hull truth and ask the prop gods he did for my boat gives several different ones to try
I think they even have a web site prop gods
The last couple years the tuna have been a little further out and sometimes an afternoon bite.
coming from Az. I would look for the 1-1/2 day...
Northwest plastics south Aberdeen I have his card at home
Congrads awesome boat
Nice job sounds like a great day
Commercial lic as you are hauling for profit crossing interstate now need electronic log book health card only allowed so many hrs in a 24 hr...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Heres mine older hull but she handles great
That is a great boat to fish on
He goes the extra to get tuna
Didn't sell still need to maintain it
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Took Blue Kai to Bob at Agate pass marine for new bottom what a great job [ATTACH]
I have to manually pull the cord on my life raft unless they are like 6' under they will not inflate takes pressure not water to inflate glad...
HAVE YOU CHANGED THE FUEL FILTERS UNDER THE COWLING
WHY CAN YOU NOT TAKE COWLINGS OFF WHILE ON THE WATER
Dwght will get you fish the big boats are out there where fish are
What the hell you doing with down riggers
More oppertunity and all bitching
Yep every year part of maintance and iet them cool after a trip before dunking
I carry complete sets as i have lost a few in my day
Carry extra washers nuts some times complete hubs never more than 1 hr delay
Way to work for them
20 miles north on Sunday
Monday on fire just south GH
Today don't know but boats were in early with limits
There is a guy on summit lake road dont know name but friend had top of 67 corvette paint there
Weather forcast for the WTC looks fantastic
Good luck to all
Better than we did yesterday and we had bait long slow day trolling only 2 take downs 160 nautical mile run
Look at their web site will tell you if it is or isnt
Thanks for all replys i may have to wait till i sell mine so i am not stuck with two
Anyone have recommendations for a marine survayor for aluminum boat in king county
would like to get 37000
[ATTACH] R[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I have the bug and am going bigger
So BlueKai is up for sale
1993 Hydra Sport 2300 wa
Thanks Mark great job
I love my tuff trailer
Neither in area 2
Only out to 50 fathom line
Screw all the bitching you bitched it ended to soon now bitching because area 2 is open again more quota should go to areas that have more fishing...
I dont much give a f
I get to do another deep water in 2
A lot of the canadian rivers have not metthe chinook escapemts and they have closed area on the north end to no chinook retion at all
I have not know any of the big charters that run to area 3 and 4 for 2 days they use to go up there when season were longer and fishing canada was...
Prayers to everyone involved but do not blame it on the season it is a choice to go or cancel
All charters canceled on friday do to unsafe...
Sorry Damon hopefully its fix fast
Thurs thru Sunday is way it was for 25 years all but 94 which had no area 2 season
Imay come down Sat to check it out also
Check my boat while your there its on 10
There are not that many charters left in WP less than 20 when you take out the express boats
All you sports are pissed at charters but come tuna...
I am with Kim H on this one.
If sporties think that we get the 7day week season as in alt one then that is not realistic more like option 2 or 3...
You would only get 1 tag so this is better
Ling opens next weekend
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] H] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Switched trailers out today and tested the auto pilot
It is a TSA9000 my boat is a hydrasport 2300 wa with so many optionsthat it weighs 10000 on the existing pacific galvanized trailer
So instead of...
Thanks will look into this
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] picked up new trailer today
Weekend project test the autopilot and switch trailers
There use to be one on weekends mostly don't think it could support itself
No need to get hoses
Thats what i got
[ATTACH] todays project
If wdfw could allow digs in daylight they would during the winter most minus tides are in evenings as last sunday
Wtf you want them to open in...
i have changed props and pulled prop to get braid out would do it any time if water permits.
where pfd tied to boat I carry extra prop nuts...
I carry extra hubs as most likely will spin a hub but 3 years ago prop broke 30 miles out but with twins it was just a slow ride in
As others have said
Me on my 23' boat like winds 10 or less
Fishing in a 15 knot wind is not fun if 15 decreasing then thats better the 15 an...
Ya been chasing tuna but AP was not a top piority as i wanted all safety things first now trailer and ap
It is only single file on poor visability days otherwise a shotgun start which is insane
Incentive to be first rather than random rewarded for...
I love my merc fs 150s
He has a son that works on them why not just congrats on him for hos purchase all motors have problems from what i heard...
I will have to find out bought an AP at the show
Congrats on purchase
Is this an annual trip to late for me this year as i have to fly out 19th for work
It is shallow but i dont need to float boat off to test every thing
with all this rain west washington is a lake
Put boat in lake today to make sure all my pumps and motors work after haveing to put some new switches on some and new batteries now dont loose...
That is why we should be working together all user groups to get a better percentage to much big moneney lobbiest in Alaska
He out but who replaces him
The job would be one of the worst no way to use it as a stepping stone
No other state has as many parties to divide...
It was a bayliner
Sorry Steve prayers and thoughts buddy
No different than the few marinas on canal during shrip season have to mour by the month
Not the days your there
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I am old but we trolled with motors had to rope start them then no depth sounders
I still have my old rod
back in 60 and early 70s before down riggers we used them with 2 to lbs cannon balls on a 2' dropper on a large reel with monel wire line and...
yes it would but i did all this over 4 years now as I repowered the boat in 13 so could not afford the trailer then
now I have decide to buy new...
My boat is a 2300 wa hydrasport 9'-5" beam with a bracket twin 150 four strokes loaded with fuel it is 9800 on trailer
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I have ordered a new trailer form my boat so my current trailer is for sale will be available by 1st of April
It is a 1992...
Got a seat on Fully involved boat with Damon on Saturday
What a great day fishing left them chewing when it was 4:30 and out of ice and bait...
When you say you grease them every year is that pump grease into them or pull off and repack the bearing world of difference
are they buddy...
those windows have horizontal panels that is different than virtical every opening in a metal panel is tuff to make water tight with the...
That is not wood around window
That is not wood it is a foam closer that is used to close off panels at the ridge trim they are trying everything...
Drilling holes would not void warranty when I see the pictures now on IPad they have plugged the trim above window so any water that runs down...
Ken Luce is not in the buisness just been putting up metal building for a long time.
Window leaks in metal wall panels are a hard thing to stop...
Windows put in metal panels with the trim installed like that is industry standard.
You say it was stick framed is there a tyfek fabrick...
[ATTACH] It was a great day although a long run
I like that boat a lot great report
Take the zip ties with screw hole in them and wrap on rod just above reel works great
He should buy the lumacat
Nice try thanks for report
the catching may not been up to par but the boat ride was great.
the cat rides great when you can leave the grounds at almost 5 and still have...
i am there
Nice job Mike
Trip was canceled not because of no tuna
Other things are more important than tuna 65 miles out
This time of year my unscheduled days are the ones I work:-)
:jig:I am in as Blue kai dont have the range
I work on one of your so called cattle boats also have my own boat.
You dick weed put a bad image out there for all the people that don't fish to...
The kicker boats take a lot of coho too just listen to the friggin radio they want to know where fleet is and where the bite is
There are a few...
Dont know but it is closed area now
It is not the state that is setting the quota they have to decide fairest way to let people fish for them.
With tags they will have to limit the...
There will be a quota so it will be a lottery for tags as hali are not hard to catch
Charters would not like tags i am sure
I hope we do not go to tags as it would not deter from the cluster of opening day once lb quota is reached...
Nice job great report
nice report congrats on getting five fish
Mouth of harbor closed Sunday night have to fish outside control zone now
Nice report congrat to all
Great job Tod
Welcome nice boat and crew
That be 46:01
that would be any year for me but I like running my boat
Nice job Mark see you on the grounds if they get closer
congrats to lumacat
BE LUCKY IF IT MAKES THE WEEKEND
NICE JOB FLEET WENT NORTH
The fleet was at the 28/32 38 miles north of jetty
They are working hard to get fish
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Nice fish
We got a few but we went north 20 miles
We saw you out there 2 weeks ago
Great looking boat
Thanks for the report
Thanks for the report think I will wait another week yet
Thanks for the report how was the water
Great job nice report
Thanks for report
Think Blue Kai will do salmon this weekend
!25:32 we were at when we saw Darrell tried to get some of his scraps
ended up with 3 total had a boil going at 3 on the 29 line but had a...
We were around darrel most day he did get them going a couple times
Nice job tilwalker
Slow yesterday for us too but what a day
Far corners did well just have to be there when they come up.
So we will continue the hunt on the good...
Nice job Mike we had a great day just not many fish but was furthest west I have been
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We will be west of the 125
Congrats looks like a great building
No flat falls
I am there in morning
You fishing WP or is that boat in the OTC
We are fishing
If it had that big float on it then the currents floated it
Go get them Pat hope you find hogs
We will likely run tuna from WP on Sat
That is a Tuna killing crew
This was a very good meeting
The Iron seminar guest was very helpful
I love tuna fridays
Could not get down to get ice night before so got in line at 5 am.
For all of you new guys charters ice first so i helped all...
We were out also slow day for fish but they are pigs
Thanks for the report headed out in morning
great report buddy
i need to get fish on iron:jig:
Just zip tie pipe insulation to it
I have done my dip. Net
Dont ask why
Get the 1/2 from englunds
It has cutting board on top i think it is 27x45
Same as a 200 qt coleman cooler but taller
It is in picture that is a 25...
I had to wait for a buddy boat I would never fish.
My boat has all safety gear that I think it should life raft,plb, Epirb in ditch bag with a...
Nice report but i would not be posting us salmon and bc halibut in same trip as if you have kings on board in candian water they need to be check...
Spend the money to get a waterproof one with dsc so you have red button if you go over
nice job heard it was a great day out there
nice job Mark and crew
[ATTACH] We [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Made first tuna tuff scratched 9 out lost 1/2 dozen letting hang trying to get iron or bait working
All fish on...
Great job Mark
Blue kai running Friday
Friday for blue kai
You will learn a lot on an express boat
But spend money on eprib first then tuna gear
Check the max currents never cross on those
I use the 2 hr either side of max ebb
This weekeng tides are moving again bar will be ruff before 7am...
Nice job we got noda both days
Thanks for the leg work
Did you win the lotto
There is no such thing as one or 2 rods
Need a flock of rods
The Ilwaco tuna club is having their big party and auction...
Did anyone ever think that most people fished WP rather that 3and 4 so that quota got hit hard. Private boats got 60% of the fish now not much...
looks nice where where did you find to buy the hooks
I think refreshing the paint help it had been 4 summers since all new paint so I think grow would start sooner than with a fresh coat think should...
It stayed there though weather was great after it quit raining at 10:30 ocean laid down could run north at 23 kn which is great stay out til 3:30...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Decided to get boat to its summer stall on Satuday.
Threw some rods in so if ocean was calm would try for lings and...
Reid glad nobody was hurt.
When you find out what was let me know as I have older boat so maybe avoid something
You couldn't have had 10 hr on...
Mine has zincs on bottom of mount that touches water
You will love it
no need to shoot them
harpoon works find and no bullets flying around other boats
In Canada you cannot have a fire arm
I would want a bait tank in middle of that floor
Need something to dance around
Ugly sticks are good cheap rods that will work fine
He is all of that but for price of the boat per day and to get out on big blue to have a chance at a blue marlin well worth trip.
Just one small mahi
Want to come back in July for Ahi
Not a blackman he had it built in 88 custom
Using 130 2 speed he got a 990 blue last week
One in box Mahi Mahi
[ATTACH] chartered [ATTACH] the Mariah today
Will report later
Don't blame Ron he has saved more fishing for us than what halibut secrets he gave out.
I think more people are fishing better because of all the...
That is a huge transducer. I purchased one a couple year ago for my garmin 1040 then found out I had to buy another sounder to get it to do...
If you think the feds are going to give anothrr permit to fish in puget sound any time soon you are dreaming.
As a contractor in Thurston county...
[ATTACH] On tank
[ATTACH] Just got my new top for my bait tank
Nice boat congrats
I used uship for my 23 hydrasport 9'5'' wide cost me 1100 kept in contact
that was in 2012 and came out of Marina Del Ray
would use them again.
Yes it works great as a ling rod in water under 300
The 6-6 15 to 40 jigging rod
I have one use it for trolling swimbaits
Like it so well ordered another to send to kona to leave with granson so i have a rod over there
Actual lenght is 50" and width is 27 "
Tote was 425 show special
Englunds has them for 450 was told by manufacter made in vancouver wa
[ATTACH] Tme and Billy headed south to the Saltwater sportsman show in salem put on by Ocean
What a great show got to meet and listen to the...
Yes all pumps checked out ok
New transducer isnt talking to my garmin so got to figure that
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] took the boat out to test some things and run motors
Nice flat water
I will take that bed most are thinking it will cost them clients has people are paying the same for less
He is the only one that can walk around in the bilge:rockin:
There should be room for you between Norm and Dragon balls since a boat went to Florida.
Not sure i would want to be in the middle of that threesome
Great looking boat
Maybe when it gets to WP Leon and I can go for a test ride.
Zukes have been a lot cheaper for repowers. Know several people running them with out problems. I think all the outboards are a good product now....
I thought i read you were going witk verados
Do it every year get money back buy more gear
You cannot give everyone that fishes a quota as the resorce could not handle it. By opening all areas at once limits the people from going to the...
no such thing as 2 many avets even if they are pink
Great job guys
I would look into any where from mid july to end september can always go bottom fishing or do a tuna then bottom then tuna back to back tuna can...
We used a pump up pressure can bought at cabelas 20 years ago. Had temp readings on side fill with water then set on stove when got up to temp...
If they used the outlets with the push in instead of hook and screw to connect them I have seen them come loose it is the quickest way to wire so...
cash does not mean tax free means he gets paid and didn't have to wait for insuance
nice story and bucks congrats
nice job vance
Dont talk bad about the way bill and I took care pf the thrashers
All them durmax gets better than my 013 14 average empty freeway to Westport 16 if I don't go over 60 but who the fuck drives like that tow with...
Is it going to have a sold sign on it before it gets there
Thats a hellava truck to pull 280 k how much for overload permits
Fuck you running 2 boats next year i might as well sell blue kai and crew.
You going to run one in each port so tuna dont stand a chance
No one knows if i kept track i just tell stories
But if i took 1/2 the amount of ice then they would go wfo and then i would be more upset
Those nimbers was showing speed for a flat ocean had run 20 miles before pic
when fishing Friday down around the 30x00 i heard on radio someone saw a marlin come clewr out of water was it a bd member
YES I remember boat sat for a couple more weeks after that.
I tell my crew forget about the troll fish get a bait in water then reel troll lines in
we been using swim baits so i just let them...
We tried a cedar plug a little but i think 4knt is to slow so we ran all swimbaites in spread
everything came together for a tuna run yesterday. I headed down Thursday to fuel and Ice. Check all express charters and reports was not what...
That was to show how bad the wind was on way back never got windshield wet all day best ocean I have been on in a long time. Left the tuna grounds...
Went today great ocean[ATTACH][ATTACH]
You learn every trip most people have learned to fish the day before me or after me as it is always better than the day I fish
Blue kai is running friday
He might be adding stripper poles so they would be pole holders
I am going friday let me know how thursday goes
nice bull congrats
There was fish there friday and saturday not wfo but that changes daily
Nice up grade
5" sand eel color 50' behind boat 4 kn was ticket had 3 on at once
Finally got crew and weather to line up to run Blue Kai out to the tuna grounds. It had been tied to dock just growing hair for last month.
Nice report paul
Price is same 5 lb WP generally says 10 to a scoop they change 50. Llwaco a scoop is 5lbs so 25 a scoop
I asked Mike the owner and he said best...
great report Zack
nice report norm
Nice report that seems the norm this year anything over 2 per man is a great day
Thanks for the report Greg
Nice job see you out there Friday
This a chovie that swims down past sharks will get hammered by tuna. On wfo stops any chovie you put out will get hammered but if he is swimming...
Nice video great job
You mean like the one last week easy tesque for CG they drove a truck down beach and knocked on hull:)
Thanks for the report hoping it stays for weekend
Did you find the electrical problem. Clean the grounds.
Second the great bait sunday and didnt need to freeze it this time.
Great opertion and qwick service
Nice report and after fishing yesterday i agree
Here is one i took[ATTACH]
Nice fishing around you today I was with that ft fed up crew next to your boat at dock
It's worth running out although we got double digits in the afternoon so if trend continues I may leave later and come in at last light. I...
DB must of left keys in boat[ATTACH]
Yes you can did it we'd 3 coho for 3 rods
Check with far corners Darrell is great
Off shore north west also
Llwaco shake and bake or tail walker
1/2 tote is not enough ice in my opinion take as much as you can the save rest in coolers in rig to repack when back
Nice Thanks Mark
Pat moving to llwaco was never about bad fishing at WP it was wanting to cut long runs out. I think he took a big chance as reports out of llwaco...
great looking boat
Heard it on vhf when fishing sat
CG was busy sat
Might try salmon in area 1 if coming from south it is still open and you can keep marked coho 35x19 to 12
Some times north side is better some times south is better. Once clear of 8 i take a left to get out of the current from river if going north...
I was taught this before we had gps chart plotters old school skippers when we only had flashers for sounders and compass
That is a great price I paid 90 at boat show
Thanks for the report
In fog coming from north stay in 35' fow till you hit the channel you will clear jetty coming from south stay in 65' of water you will clear the...
What bar where did you run from
Yes we always got crab in yhat 40' to 50
Not much reporting as boats have not been running even the big boats are canceling because of weather. Hot weather inland always seems to make...
Nice job and report
Thanks very much mark
heard a rumor the wp was canceling tuna trips next 3 days is it because of weather or no tuna
Because he saw where the finger was before his drink:eek:
That was 2 weeks ago since it has dropped to 52 back up to 57 yesterday when i fish
Lucky you i never got the tailwalker hat more like the tailwalker boot:eek:
Boy did this start a fued
I was only woundering if anyone was fishing as both salmon and tuna reports are down because of the slow season
He read rulues his boat is under a 100' at water line a little gray area:rolleyes:
Dont give a shit about tourny week more concerned with tuna after tourny week
Done that already full report when i did 140 and o fish
Wasnt asking for where or what lure just like to know if around.
More people trying to make a liveing at it now with express charters and to make...
Deck handed on monte carlo yesterday and got 5 kings for 18 people it has been a tough year for everyone and now tuna are tuff also the express...
is it that secret that nobody will post tuna reports from weekend or did no body run
Great report you posted where you werent fishing.
So people need to f them selfs about where you caught or how deep none of there buisness
I would just use halibut rods for trolling and buy good jiggingand swimbait rods as i hate trolling
That is a tuff day Mark is one of the best
Do take advantage of sept trip
I have one with kit Hs5157 & HS5167 that is brand new if you want it just replace with same kit as I thought mine was dripping but has not show...
Go to area 1 to fish for them reason 2 is closed is the Qweets river fish going south have to go through areas 4 3 and 2
Great didn't find that Friday but still got plenty
You will need to go to canada to fish for hali
Thank you to the 3 tuna skippers that gave talks last night. I learned some new ideas to try.
I really appreciate your time you give up being you...
Tough day but you got fish and made it back with no issues with boat
No jack pole kept tring my iron but did not get any
Yes chuck i was out of wp long run i baited up at 5 and left
Tailwalker passed me about the...
headed out to SW on Friday to [ATTACH] numbers farwest gave me
Got down to the 15/51 and through troll rods in got hit on pink clone but could not...
Thank headed out friday
Great report how far south
Nice fish heard you on radio
we only caught fish we had to release
On way in from north bowl saw 3 orange floaters wtf with all the free...
they close at 5
Great report glad you got into them
nice job go get the albis
Nice job go get them larry 2 if you want to borrow jack pole let me know
When did they put that rule in
Its not so much what goes on in pilot house as when you passing between the wheel hose and rail i was always going with over top with back against...
On Friday me and one of my regulars jumped on Tailwalker Charter as he offer a hell of a discount for a trip that was not much over my share if I...
One of my crew is going also so we can learn his tricks
I am going to sit back in bean bags and relax then while fishing have him bait my hook. All reels will likely have birds nest when i leave
i am going to be a boat ho for first time on Tailwalker charters cant wait to learn all his secrets
I am in see you in morning
Mine are calcutta dont remember what i paid bought on ebay love them
Lure wraps i have 2 sizes use them on my shimano jigs also
Heard rumor a grady cut jetty and hit lower unit went in on own power
Cool happy forth
No way we would get 6 apiece with our population.
30 years ago seasons were very long most people were fishing charters now with all the offshore...
I tried to look from my float 10 and was blinded looked like looking into sun:banned:
Thinking of renaming mine
No Tuna For U
After yesterdays adventure
Got to get humbled once in a while and when you glote on good days need to report bad days alsp
Blue kai made its first trip out today
Nada 138 miles no life
Shame had to dump tote of ice and 2 scoops of lively chovies
Good luck to those...
You going to have that new boat out there tomorrow
Tuna for Blue Kai
Nice job and report
Thanks for the fish also
Looks great might want to add a bun warmer below marshmellows
How deep where at what was in for bait what way was current goingLOL
Nice job Tod you got that done in short order:)
Then maybe the rest of us stand a chance to win:rockin:
Don't post depth of water for lings as there is a 50 fathom rule off coast
great job we were there also great ocean today
Mercury has my plug you attach a hose to and then loosen plug oil drains out tighten plug pull hose off and all good.:-)
Any rig that has 3 axles or a 10000 lb give doesn't even have to be loaded
Nice job ARSC
If you can not use the on line lic
I would us a sporting goods store in :frehya2:
I limit my self to nice days as I hate fishing when it is a bitch to stand up. Boat needs to be seaworthy enough so when weather comes in when not...
I dont need to be first just need tuna and no wind
It is taken
This came on boat worked when i took it off
Free to who ever wants it
When you say each light has its own ground is it on a separate wire to harness or grounded at each light to frame this is where my problems were...
I don't know what they go for new got it used a t the Llwaco tuna club garage sale is rigged with 200 lb flora and hook
I think he said 270 new....
the hell with sport and servicing reeis[ATTACH]
That right practice hooking chove for tuna while fishing for bass
Why no name and address
Put where you want with a light to shine on it plate wont be on during inspection
Tackle direct has a promo on them now
Don't worry about it Danny I got the message so others will too
Sorry Man Hope you have a somewhat Happy Birthday
I headed back out at 8 then other motor quit on bar same place as first one so did same thing on it to fix that i did when i got back to dock...
Real nice fish
We had a couple issues and got out late only black rocks and couple lings
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] what a great weekend yesterday a flat ocean for ling fishing and crab now today on canal shrimping
Larry i can loan you mine pm me or i can drop it by Harry's tomorrow
That is BS since I know all charters got handed descenders the last 2 years
012 street glide[ATTACH]
There was a lot more than 4 charters
That many 6 pack boats were there
13000 on Tuesday only 12000 is left so likely Sunday would have been canceled or they would have had to rob from inshore or other areas
That shouldn't happen
What happens on boat should stay on boat
Nice looking boat congrats
A story that we can learn from and ended well
I really hadn't worried about it until looking into new trailer and they recomend replacing axles and springs every 5 years. I had replaced all...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I priced new trailer earlier this year and decided to order all new axles hardware and springs as the main frame is heavy...
Thanks Kim added it to my home screen
I deck hand last summer for first time.
Be very patient with customer.
Let them do the fishing do not take rod from them even if tangled with out...
George called me today and said my reel is ready to be picked up. I dropped it off 2 weeks ago so I think he is ok now.
Great work CG
Lets check and be safe thats 2 in a week and not summer yet
looks great saw it yesterday when i put mine on float 10
desided to take Blue Kai to its summer home
Crossed bar at 9 back with limit of ling for 2 by 2[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Better to cut and tie you are not going to pull a commercial pot by hand that is buried in sand.
Commercial guys do not use sinking line
I know that harbor great post
Nice looking ride
how much is beast mode charging you for name.
Kona boat rentals would do it again.
Fill out paper work day before ask to be first boat in water still about 8 before left dock
Boat comes with rods for trolling I took the lighter rods for Maui and Ono.My step son and his two stepsons and my grandson live here...
got tired ofwa weather in kona rented boat going to try fishing on own[ATTACH]
A week before likely
Nice looking boat.
have you used the glasses as a video yet if so how are they
Great looking boat Mike see you at WP
There is also tail walker charters ,northwest offshore and far corners all are great tuna charters
I was looking at load rite at pirate marine even with shipping it was cheaper than anything here but decided on replacing all axles and springs...
Congrats keep it up I have quit chew for 20 come sept drinking for 30 best thing I have done in my life
I will take if still have
Pm me if you want to use it Larry
Congrats nice boat
[ATTACH] nice weather for a few days so decide to put boat in water to do annual service on trailer. Boat ran great got to check all pumps out...
Aleast you have the requlink so when boats on fire and you have to abandon.
On dash when off shore
Eprib gps hand held vhf with DSC small first aid kit
Flares flashlight extra batteries 4 bottles of water signal mirror.
Bought same light as my flares are expired will keep them in ditch bag
look at castle they have strap on belts
I am using one in boat and have one under Harley got them a lot cheaper off amazon
Do a search for marine dehumifier
Congrats on baby
Great job Ron
Maybe someday people will realize that States hands are tied by feds and it takes Ideas like yours and your time to keep fisheries open
I shall be there but fought there will be a dig on twin harbors heard there was a die off
I was running 14.5 x15 4 blade stainless on a 23' heavy hydra sport with twin 150
after breaking a blade I went to 15x15 3 blade enertia.
Congrats enjoy it
Fine one with stove pipe on side. Also 6' sides works great for truck camping
That works if you only have 1000 anglers but when everyone has a 4 fish limit then more than 1000 will be fishing is season is open for months at...
A punch card system will not work in wa as there is still going to be a quota. If you don't fish early you will not be able to fish when quota is...
Nice elk don't you work anymore
nice work John
will there be one for raffle at wtc
Capital industrial in tumwater off RW johnson does this also you can likely buy a standard one and add boxes
Look into nelson truck beds
Go alu as we have painted on work trucks and paint is more maintence
Nice looking pup
Thats more than 2' ituis
I don't know how the trucks after 07 get for mileage. Was told by a friend that his 012 duramax was getting 17 in town so I by a 13 i average 14...
Sounds like a great hunt congrats
Not good I allways worry about mine glad i pulled it yesterday
I am able if you need more crew. Pulled my boat yesterday
Nice report Greg
Great video nice team work
nice job how far of a run
Way to go arsc
Nice report Pat
I decided to fish salmon Saturday instead didn't like forecast or full moon
Are you talking westport scoops or Ilwaco.
I have heard 20 gallons for 5 lbs scoop and additional 10 gallons for another 5 lbs.
I know my 43...
Go sat would like report from friday
Nice report and pics Pat
when are you going are you running it around or trailering it to wp
Nice fish bro
very nice Have fun this winter buying tuna gear
Nice job Laurence just waiting for a weather window
Nice report glad you made it out there
Nice pictures sounds like a great day
Damn nice gifts. Bunch of great friends right there.
Nice job Pat way to take action instead of posting and bitching
I dont see weather mentioned at all just crews stating what they are doing
I am hoping friday also
nice reports thanks
Sorry to hear this. Best of luck
Any shallow water is treacherous when sporty out. Did he get to close in coming in nobody knows. My rule if can't see stay in 35' of water. Till...
Nice up grade but where's the tuna
Congrats nice pics
great job i want to see video of jack pole
what did you use for pole and gear
Wear your pfd
Nice report zack
Good luck with school
Way to enjoy the day
Great report i have caught fish out there and one had 22 of the heads. Earlier this year i ran out of bait and used the heads
Great report way to put them on fish Pat
That and he covers us off shore
Good news Dragonballs
Where I saw you you were right on the sunken jetty that is ruff east part of the bar. Some boat ahead of you cut the gap but I always go around. I...
I watched a 20' grady run right down the sunken jetty monday morning all the way to 8. If he would have moved south 200 yards he wouldve had a...
Go out about 446:40 124:50 monitor channel 68 look for birds and jumpers make sure you have all safety gear and fuel for a 150mile trek as you...
I think it is some sort of secret code nu.
Where the hell is the 124:68
I go to 125 after the 124:59
Nice repot and pixs
Worked the whole column
[ATTACH] left dock at 6:30 went Se of no. 2 just below closed area in 78 FOW limit for 6 back to dock at 9:30
5 kings 7 coho
Then you have to have larger motors on your new ride as I looked into this but 17 was the lowest pitch. Now I know props what about motors and...
Great report nice pictures glad you are having a great vac
I left troll rods in cabin know the feeling of bait rods have 2 for every person and still had to rig at times
ran for tuna on friday.
Pretty much fished from the 35 dow to 31 and out from 51 to 00
Never WO but lots of fish.
New props work great they have...
Nice report see you on the tuna grounds
Blue Kai is running watch out though as i have new props so it might not stop as good and i might slide in to close. Not on purpose though...
Will be leaving dock at 6am
Have you checked to see if a plastic bag is plugging inlet happens in harbors
Ouch good luck Vance
I just put enertia 15x15 on my twin merc 150 4 stroke like them so far my boat is a 2300 wa hydrasport with 9'5" beam. You might be able to go to...
Blue Kai isds going to make a tuna run freiday the 4th
If anyone makes it out before let me know how you did
Good to see
That sucks Pat good luck with the swap.
heard coast guard on radio yesterday about this. they almost transferred the passengers off till pumps caught up to it
That's great of you Andy
Mine is on trailer thanks for offer
Are you Fing kidding asking for numbers for 3 weeks out. In the wrong section also.
I would go to the 46:08 124:58 as that's is where I got into...
I check on hull truth with ken from propgods and he thought these or the 14.6x17 would be a good match with the enfo i gave him he said at 4000...
Maybe he thought he was at bouy 10
Nice report Laurence sorry for your lost may he RIP.
We were out there on the big boat what a great day to be out there.
Got new props for the Blue Kai. Found a used set of 15x15 enertia's. It is a prop I looked into earlier this year but wasn't sure if it would...
nice job it was a great day out there
I know on charters they do bait. Also cannot net a coho with a fin unless your boat is over 30'. If using bait I will go to one hook if to many...
Headed out wed let me know how tuesday goes
I only replace rusted hardware have never thought about wire wheeling as used jigs work as well as bright and shiny
Might see you out there on wed will be on the monte carlo
It is likely more people releasing hatchery now that you can keep 2 kings
If they go to hardware it is easier and less harmfull to release fisf...
Way to go nice fish
Nice job you did right as last week we fished the 250 and only a few fish were there
No offshore they came off old motors had them repitched when I repowered in 2013.
I think they are just fatigued so am going to replace both just...
I remember that Goat.
I have spare hubs and all thrust washers and nuts to change out spun prop now will replace both and keep that one...
[ATTACH] load ice bait and bait looked great. Headed to the the 125. Got to 124:43 and starboard motor started vibrating bad. Nice 8kn ride in. I...
WN 0341 SALOL:frehya2:
I lucked out this year nobody been around us
I am not retired just have vac time need to use and weather has not coperated
Nice find. Want a pic of you holding reel and tuna. Need a bamboo rod now to go with it
I am thinking wed
Sorry man take care
Mine mulitaplied rapidly went from one to six over one winter
I am with you Kim
I take 3/4 tote and cannot get 30 tuna iced without deheaded. I spike also
I am with you Kim
I take 3/4 tote and cannot get 30 tuna iced without deheaded. I spike also
Straight out is closed till you get past 3 the control zone whent into affect on 10th
I think to many commercials buying bait
Nice report and Pics
I have a hand held gps, a handheld floating dsc vhf water flashlight signal mirror some granola bars a firstaid k flares and flare gun
Nice report glad that is not my finger
nice pictures and report
Glad your recovering goat
To keep fishing I gladly pay 12 for another punch card. Do you bitch when you have to buy another 12 pack when you replace the one you...
That is what I was told also. It was at the Viking booth.bought the pub with gps can take on any boat attach to pfd
So sorry to hear this and what you must be going through. Prayers for you.
No body on my boat rides anytime without a pfd
He wouldn't use a lighter I offered him one
04/34 270' of water fish the bottom 30'
Deck handed on a boat Sunday we got our 14 kings
Great Job Tommy
nice report and pics
Happy Birthday Broth
Way to much involved by all the volunteers to ask them to keep 2 weekends free for this. There is a lot of planning that goes into this each...
Should have put a call out on 68 as I carry a spare
We were out there that day also great day of fishing
I like the bait net
Check your grounds
I could have if i didnt go to the dark side
Hope things are going well for you
Don't do it man. Once you go there then it will be 24/7 on your time the boat was the cheap part. Now you will be buying troll rods, swimbait...
Great report way too treat them pat
From the sounds of things I am glad I said team 31 not fishing.
Told crew I would rather regret not going
Than going and regretting that
You deserve all credit for this Danny
I know i will be opening up spots if my crew gives up spots
Nice job paul
Good luck we did good friday at the 47/47 no troll fish though
Agreed bad ground what caused my motor start problem and ate my trim zinks
Nice pics and report
Congrats on all that fished yesterday. I chickened out
It could not have been a fun day
Ruff day out hope all teams are checked in
I have sx and mx about 4 of each does matter which one I grab all work well. Bought off eBay
I put on my big boy pants and woosed out. glad I did. Did not want to put my crew through that with a fully loaded boat for fish that will be...
Glad your back.
How was fishing.
I canceled my crew
Nice report and pics
We fished Friday took WW with us great day one bait stop 19 fish started at 47/47
Don't know this skipper canceled
I am fishing salmon tomorrow then doing a pre fish Friday will carry my extra gas cans I was loaning you last year
Great report the shrimp there eating now are like prawns
I thought it was quite out there:D
Nice video Ron
I think I saw you out there that day I was on the Monte Carlo
Good luck greg let me know how you do
Niice to hear Chad
When I boat my boat it had a 43 gallon offshore bait tank in the middle of deck.
I figured I would convert to make it removable only thought it...
i am not sure with that crew that you want him learning some of their tricks
Great articles in northwest sportsman.
I hope swallow the leader uses those rods at the WTC LOL
Nice report Glad to see at least one responsible person on board
I fished north was a washing machine fishable but not hot by any means
Save me 2 pink alstars
Nice report and great pics
I know the feeling well came in first 10 miles on one engine before second one decide it wanted to run
We saw you out there it was epic day
He does know his stuff
Thats a lot of fuel at diesel prices
Nice you are hooked now
The Monte Carlo
Would love to hear that
Maybe some time at bennets i might even tell a story of what happen on my first trip that i ddn't reveal to bd
so i volunteered to deckhand on a friends charter boat on the 25th.
I show up and cut 14 doz bait as we have 13 people to fish.
This type of...
Sounds like a great day. Water was great.
I think it is going to be a great summer. the water to was awesome as I salmon fished and the king bite was fantastic
Popeye Nice to meet you and the rest of BDs
I heard you about the fish but when you called we were into them also. I for got to call you back as...
Is capt Kerry missing since his last charter.
I plan on running leaving bait dock at 5
Blue Kai channel 68
Lot of water can run in fill nossle if they are on gunnel all water running down can run into tank not just rain entering.
nice report Zack
That is right around max ebb I think will be crossing about 9
Great report lucky bastard
I get to set in mine on way in if we have good conditions :)
Thanks for report see you west of 124 soon
Way to do it
Why would you ride the brake instead of using the brake controller that is what it is for
I have one of the gun scabbard one nice pack if packing in a long distance and want to bring meat out on first trip but it is heavy.
I bought a...
Pat he cannot use your virgin
Nice fish great report
Yes this is true. Some people think s is for south
Tough conditions sometimes mother nature has to show who she is
Great report L
i need a report of the meeting
great looking fish
Glad your better and getting checked out
Dont run over fish looking for fish start looking at 40/37
I wish I had that problem instead of going to a wedding in eastern wa today
I think he marked the location on plotter then trolled back through them.
I count to five and they are on a release that is hooked to eye on stern to get low
Thats not good
Those look great
I would but don't own white grundens
It was a grey area a couple years ago about using more than one rod for tuna and WDFW finally stated that one could but not if salmon onboard. And...
Nice job Mark
But I would not be posting that I was fishing with more than one rod with salmon on board. I think that is a no no
Great looking fish
Or get a boat out of sekiu or PA for silvers
Pre tie 25 and 30 flora 36" with a loop on other end put on lear rolls then newbies can put new hooks on fadter not trying to tie knots while...
Dam wedding and boat races this weekend
Nothing out of cabin unless sleeping on boat even pull my electronics a pain but I like them
That is correct only coho have to be marked
Other note is if you have salmon on board legally you can only fish 1rod a person for tuna so I always...
Thanks for the info
I don't know how others phones do but mine in a water proof case i have to dry my screen and fingers off to take pictures or text. Would be a...
Fish 300 feet with 6 or 8 oz on current days some days 4 oz. lot of fish on the drop don't think you would do that with a down rigger. Put braid...
Did you get any on butterfly jigs i have treied but no luck yet. Cannot have to
I heard you on radio we fished just inside you
I am tuning up for tuners through the heads in as chum
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] i think i am going to start fishing later great day at WP left dock at 12 noon shorts and flipflops
Newbie on boat no...
I don't think noaa missed forecast as they were calling for big swells with little wind. I fished yesterday after bar laid down and there were...
Thanks for the report Mark
That would be great. His dad is on my tuna crew for wtc and the first date they picked was aug 8th his dad said he would go to wedding if on that day
I have to be at a wedding in Cle Elm:spank::spank:
Nice I yhink I saw you in the fog sunday
Nice job Paul
Good to see you yesterday
Nice job danny
no down riggers on boat but did troll divers with whole herring and diver with spoon all at 12 pulls
nice fish there great report
kings still great[ATTACH][ATTACH]
Nice fish did you fish north or south
Sunday is next time for me spend tomorrow prepping tuna gear
had day off so headed to westport to fish morning then pull boat and clean since it had been in since mid April.
It was windy but do able ran out...
I have a rule on my boat that tonnage wins i
South red line can't miss all the boats
Danny got report that kings are closer to beach one charter trolled using divers
Head out red line just south GH in 135fow to 150 mornings is best bite look for birds and whales
if we would have had a throw net we could have loaded up on chovies
It was a great day
Never seen so many whales hope this isnt the only feed atound for them
i like it
The YARC are block areas like the C closer one they lift the 30 fathom you can fish anywhere out there except the YRAC just like halibut season
you don't need Drs when the charters are back to dock at 9am use lead and herring and feel the take downs lot better
What bar is near there
Bummer where were you
:)You must have pat your salmon university course to do that well your first time
Nice first trip
Did this in 98 for a tournament in SD.
Stayed at police dock $5 night first 7 then 10 I think Slept on boat fished mexican waters caught yellow...
Welcome to the big show
What do you call 3 scoops
Westport a scoop is 10 lbs down south its 5 lbs i have a 45 gallon and 2 good scoops from jose and it is full
:indabutt::indabutt::indabutt:God dam you Pat i spent all day getting boat fueled went got ice and 3 scoops of bait called in sick headed accross...
Nice job Pat
Go get them Pat
One hot wire to a switch that is auto ,on or off not a wire from pump to battery and a hot from switch only want one off the two hot at a time
Read Leroy ramblings article on crossing
cross 2 hrs after or before max ebb on good swell days and you will be fine after getting to know your...
There should be one hot when pump switch is off
2 hot when you switch on and only 1 ground
Is it a on off auto switch one leg might be dead
Nice Jeff when you headed to WP
Why don't you just enjoy 2 weeks early.
Did you ever think that maybe they announce these opening days in advance because the tribes always start...
Nice report and pics
Get well soon goat
North and west a tad
If they would build them level wouldn't need to put the lift on them
Nice job Dave
I think it is the last one that tom had according to Phil
Not to hijack but I see an old WP charter in your slip at float 10 when you back
Nice work sorry I missed you
We got 2 but slow was norm[ATTACH]
:DWhat happens on Dave's boat stays on Dave's boat
Nice see you out there
nice fish see you at wp float 10A
I must have a different rule book on Canada as I quit fishing it years ago because to hard to figure all rules out. Have to use less than albs...
Nice fish and pics Greg
There is no commy season in wa
Just how many halibut do the commercials take in Wa. I have not seen any season since 1998 when they were shut down. So how does 0 fish add to...
It would be no different with tags most you would get is 2 then opening day it would be like opening day of elk season every one would ewant to...
If your willing to go to a tag system and pay for a tag why not just buy a Canada License.
$36 annual run from neah to Canada waters is closer...
If they check every fish then the season might be shorter. I got checked every time in. fish measured.
I think with what they had to do closing...
Read page 12 cannot land or go through closed area with halibut exept canadian caught
CQ is alright if halibut is open other wise you can't land halibut in a closed area.
Let me know when in WP I am on float 10 would like to check mine
My boat every thing is spit equal does not matter who caught what.
The hot rod only gets to talk trash but must share
Only need 3 pots to get 5 limits[ATTACH]
[ATTACH] Great day on canal now just need shrimp[ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH] f
Are you taking bids for you moorage thru summer if not going to be there till Labor dayEnjoy! :):D
I will be there
Was that Sunday or the Tuesday trip
I saw you
I knew you would be there as I saw you last year.
We had most are lings by the time you got ther and half our halibut
Switched to just...
Watch the bilge water
No he gave up fishing.
Did you fish i saw market price come in when we went ti dump carcs
To ruff to sleep going out the bunks are in the front .
Fillet fish on way in so only got 1hr nap coming in. :D
I was on his last charter trip in june of 94 out of neah bay
Nice job Paul
Was ruff bar but nice afternoon
Nice job andy did the same 4:30 crossaing we got 8 hali and 16 lings
70 our biggesy
Not magoo private boat
We count as we take out of pot throw into bucket not hard
Not on charter private boat where we fished only saw sport boats
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] great day on the pond limit hali and ling
Biggest hali 70
Great day on canal shrimping[ATTACH]
Most people pump to much greese in bearing will blow seal out
I now repack every year no need to add grease if seals are good. Where does grease...
Pat go at least 16' high so you can get 14' door height
When they quote 14'x12' that is width by height. Width is always first number
thanks for doing this got my list
nice job Kevin
have great fish tacos now
I cycle mine every time I get back to dock. Close all of them before leaving boat
SOB now you show this
Just put boat in for the summer
Nice looking toy box
How long was 10 open last summer
No pics picked 1 ling and 13 rock fish. Great water
Heard duramax and Darrel don't know where they were. Nice to have boat back at her slip
ocean finally is laying down going to try WP today
Can't fix stupid
Friend called today and they are all sold out. Glad I lease for the year
They are talking about the frames that you see in picture that are galvanized.
The sheet metal that covers the frames on that should be 26 or 24...
12 gage what
If you are talking about sheeting standard on a poll barn is 29 gaa.
On an all metal building 26 gage is the norm and standing seam...
I tried oven cleaner lacuer thinner and a lot of other stuff can still see the faded numbers if you look close
Good luck Steve
Nice love my hydra sport
You may have 4" ers i have at lease 4.6"
Congrats looks great
Nice job will sleep better now when running offshore I am sure
i use chap stix on mine
Are the rod holders still available
How long is the cutting table
My tote is insulated and there is not much slurry maybe 3" in bottom of tote
Nice looking platform
He is a member on this site
Very good policey covers out in tuna grounds most dont.
I dont drain mine till i take it out of truck
I run two
Nice article TommyThanks now just need ocean to calm down
My 2300 WA Hydra sports has a 9' 5'' beam with a short cabin with an armstrong bracket dance floor is nice even with the bait tank in middle.
Nice looking boat
Love my 2300 Wa
Thanks for the explanation.
Those of you fishing canadian waters do you have a FCC lic for VHF
I recall we use to have to when I fished there in the 90s. And now with the...
Mine has a rule on a 43 gallon tank that was on boat when i got it.
Has worked for 2 seasons have a spare on board but have not needed it.
Ilike grease hubs
Not many semis back hot bearings in cold water and most boat trailers set for long periods with no oil on top 2/3rds of...
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