Entries by Captain AL

We have halibut out here

Halibut are in our waters…. Don and Bob hooked into a couple of nice ones… one is 117cm (44lbs) and a 130cm (58 lbs) caught on a Megabite jig from Lighthouse lures . We were anchored out on the lady…  

Halibut are here… my 35 lb hali for dinner

Halibut have been getting caught in close by areas. I picked up one on the troll… it was 108 cm and weighted in at 35lbs, another guide was on the hook and picked up a 133cm and an 89 cm, others have also been catching either by troll or on the hook. Loaded on my […]

Big Red Rockfish – Vermillions

A couple really nice vermillion rock fish….. a few good pieces of white meat. Vermillion is also called red snapper by some locals, the meat is a little courser than other rockfish and has been used as a filler trick when canning the white meat mixing with dungeness crab, when you open a can and […]

Is Winter Over Yet!!!

Winter 2017 will be one to remember and I wish it would end soon. I have been trying to get some upgrades done on the boat, but this weather has been slowing things down. My helm seat has been removed… the squeaking it produced sometimes drove me crazy….. There is now more room to walk […]

Pickled Herring Recipe Seasonal Delicacy

Pickled Herring If you enjoy pickled herring and can put your hand on the fresh fish, here is how to pickle it. I start with 20 lbs of fresh herring (picked up at Victoria Fisherman Helping Kids with Cancer)  www.fhkwc.ca After filleting I ended up with 9 lbs of fillets Salting Brine – 1 part salt […]