Salmon Fishing Hippa Island

Blog Archive

You are viewing the tag archive for: Yellow Eye

HUMPBACK FRENZY

  It’s sunny and we head south to Red Rocks, a few humpback whales blow in the distance and Hippa Island looks tropical. We set up our net in anticipation of the coho rodeo about to commence. I start shedding layers, it is actually hot and my 4 layers of thermal long underwear was a bit over kill. The humpbacks…

Read more »

SHOW TIME

The fog is thick offshore and the slow roll of the ocean with long period waves in between each set is mesmerizing. We head out the North passage yet again to the salmon hot spot and started trolling around at 20 pulls. Almost instantly we hook up on the starboard side, the reel screams out line and I kick the…

Read more »

HEIGHTENED SENSES

It’s first light, my favourite time of the day, because it means it’s time to go fishing again! The pea soup fog is hanging low off the water, and the crisp scent of it is invigorating. We head North looking out for other boats and other obstacles. Thank goodness for our GPS and compass, because without any visual landmarks, it…

Read more »

UNFORGETTABLE COASTLINE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 2016

What an unforgettable morning view of the coastline of British Columbia. With excellent weather and calm seas, we are making impeccable timing to our home away from home, Hippa Island. Hope to see you soon!

Read more »

ALMOST A MONTH IN AND FISHING HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY AWESOME!

In collaboration with Base Camp 40 we hosted a very humbling trip with new friends including wounded warriors, two medal of honor recipients and other military heros who inspired us all and were fishing rock stars, alongside the were six amazing Hippa Veterans to guide our new guests and show them how to Hook Up at Hippa! Chinooks this month…

Read more »