Hit CQ last week for the first time since 83..was there for 4 nights. Brought back alot of memories...walking to boat, fog, fishing grounds within 100 yds of dock, etc, etc. Went with my Dad, and a very close cousin. I had pre-concieved expectations based on other reports. I figured the pinks/silvers would be so thick, we could not get to the nooks. That was not the case, as we fished 100-140' of water along the usual spots. Only averaged 12-15 pinks per day...not bad at all. Funny thing is we caught alot of blackmouth as well. Locals said they have not seen the BM hitting in mass this early. Anyway, we caught ALOT of big kings. More than 2/3rds were had one fin too many. I would guess the nates averaged 25-30lbs. We had three fish breaking terminal gear (Sampo swivels, etc.), and yes we had our drag backed off for the most part. We fished the bottom, almost bouncing balls. We had a couple set-ups that out fished all others. We ended up with some nice fish (about 8 nice kings), lost too many though (embarrassing, lesson learned though...,,,gotta beef it up, and pay extra attention to terminal gear)..here are a few pics of my early days and last week....BEST part was fishing with my Dad and cousin....memories forever....pm me if you are headed there soon......be safe all..