1. Gearing Up!

    Each fall we breakdown all the fishing gear, rods get re-tipped (where needed),  line guides get replaced if broken and handles get rebound before the coming season to ensure they are tip top to catch that trophy salmon or halibut.... Reels get fully serviced lubricated and parts replaced.  They are...

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  2. Calling all Designers, Futur Designers and Digital Artists….

    Many of Ole's guests became acquainted with Chris Do over the years.  After coming to Ole's first with a group, then returning for trips of his own over the past 7 years where Chris has shared the majesty of Hakai Pass and Ole's with both family and friends.  Chris, owner...

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  3. Happy Landings

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfknXIvvxbY

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  4. Lila’s Seared Ling Cod with Chili, Coconut Beurre Blanc

    1.5 lb ling cod or any white bottom fish Brine – 5 Tb Kosher salt, 1 lemon, peppercorns, bay leaf, 1 Tbs Sugar. 8 L Water Method – dissolve sugar, salt and seasoning in water at room temp. Add cut ling cod, wait for 1-3 hrs.  Pat dry. Season with...

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  5. Getting Tanked

    At Ole's "Getting Tanked" has a whole different meaning!  Last spring we worked on the outsides and Keel cooling along with  the power generators.... This fall it is all about the guts of the barge.... Out with the old wood supports for the inner workings of the water water system...

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  6. Ole’s Hakai Cookies

    Hakai Cookies – 350  for 12-15 min. 2 C sugar 2 C brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla 2 C butter salted 2 C Oil 2 eggs 6 C flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 2 C rice crispies 2 C Oats 2 C Coconut 1 C butterscotch...

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  7. Ole’s Famous Choco Chip Cookies

    Ole’s Choco Chip  350 12-15 min   2 C brown sugar 2 C butter 4 C flour 2 C white sugar 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp salt 4 eggs 4 tbs vanilla 4 tbs milk 4 C rolled oats 4 C choco chips  

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  8. A West Coast Ole’s Welcome from Keith & Sari Olsen

    Meet Keith and Sari Olsen!  Some of you already have during the 2018 season and many more guests will during the upcoming 2019 season as they take have decided to take a more direct hand in the leadership of the lodge after sadly, prior to the 2018 season Ernie announced...

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  9. And The Winner is….

    As you know each season with the help of our guests we support salmon enhancement through a trip draw.  2018 was no exception... Sari Olsen was pleased as punch to do the honors of drawing the winning name.... Many thanks to all who participated...  this year's lucky winner of the...

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  10. 2018 Looking Back

    Thanks for an awesome summer everyone…We were sad when Ernie announced that this his 22nd year would be his last, it was time to hang up his hat. He will be missed and we wish Ernie every good thing in retirement. We had the pleasure of welcoming Joe Broussard and...

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  11. Cough it Up!

      Cough it up is usually something you say when you want something from someone.....  but when this guy came to the dock Cam noticed something was in it's throat!  So ... Cam pushed behind and literally out popped what was to be this guys meal!....   A little box crab!...

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  12. Welcome to the Decade Club Mark

    Please help us welcome Mark to the decade club!  We tip a martini to you and have so much enjoyed your visits and friendship for the last 10 years.... and of course your 2018 trip is on Ole's.  We look forward to your visit next season when  and to many...

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  13. Welcome to the Decade Club Pat and Stuart and to the Double Decade Club Joe!

    Welcome to the Decade Club Pat and Stuart & to the Double Decade Club Joe! It has been our pleasure to to build a fishing friendship with each of you these past years. Cheers to a great 10 year Pat and Stuart!  This year we also had the pleasure to...

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  14. Welcome to the Decade Club Domingo!

    Welcome Domingo to the Decade Club.  Having completed 14 visits in 10 years, Domingo has become a bit of a fixture around the Lodge.  Coming for a double trip each year has also added to the feeling of being at home with the Lodge crew, not to mention Domingo's fishing...

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  15. Happy Anniversary Angela and Ken!

    A little birdy let us that Angela and Ken were celebrating their 20th and had enjoyed their last trip to Ole's so much they had decided to spend it fishing at Hakai Pass.  We couldn't pass up the opportunity to help them celebrate with special cake on BBQ night!  We...

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  16. A Decade of Shared Memories

    A decade of shared memories for Bob and Rose....  who are celebrating their 10th trip at Ole's ..... with one of Ernie's special hand crafted Hakai Pass Martinis and of course their 2018 trip is on Ole's!  Congrats Bob and Rose....  Bob and Rose have seen many changes at Ole's...

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  17. Crew at Ready!

    The first guests are arriving....   The kitchen is cooking the reels are spooled the guests are arriving and summer has started!  Tight lines!

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  18. Arrival Day

    Arrival day 2018!  What a beautiful day for our first arrivals!  The guests are on the planes are headed for Ole's...  Hope everyone brought a camera... Seldom do we get such perfect day!   The excitement is palpable and the crew can't wait to greet the first guests  of the year!

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  19. Totally Worth the Wait!

    Last Season we congratulated Suzanne Ouellet on the Fabulous 45# lb Tyee (Chinook / King) she brought in on the last day of the trip but because the group departed on that very same morning Suzanne did not receive her Tyee pin so earned with this awesome catch which we...

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  20. Shutdown 2017

    The shut down of 2017 got under way with a group of 8 overnight guests, who got to spend just a little more time in paradise joining us for breakfast prior to their plane. A first ! Following breakfast the crew was hard at it with great weather to help...

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  21. Box Crusher Extraordinaire

    What do you do with all the freight boxes when you have limited space?  The youngest member of the team, Finnigan, who has demonstrated an aptitude for crushing the boxes everything arrived in so has taken on the job of official lodge box crusher! As with every member of the...

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  22. War Wounds Well Worth the Effort for Phil!

    Congrats to fist time fisher Phil Hoelting who was more than excited to bring in a beautiful 32# Chinook Salmon on his very first fishing trip ever!  Tight lines paid off big time in the 2 hour fight to land the foul hooked tyee!  Phil has the wounds to prove...

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  23. Eclipse Viewing

    The guests and crew got a chance to view the eclipse on the 21st despite the thin cloud.  Though not a total eclipse at Hakai Pass it was still a sight to see (with the proper protection)  

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  24. Welcome to the Decade Club Brett!

    This Year we celebrate 10 years of fishing and friendship with Brett Tanner!  This year for the first time Brett was joined by his son Derek who was on hand to add his congrats to ours! Tight lines and Fish Tales Brett, this toast is for you!

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  25. Tyee times 2 for Todd and Leo Greene

    Congrats to both Todd & Leon Greene who brought in Tyees the same morning fishing at the Gap.  After a morning hali fish with Joel Todd and Leo headed out to the Gap to do a little salmon fishing.   It had only been the evening before when Leo was...

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  26. Welcome to the Decade Club Sam!

    We welcome Sam Baldwin to the Decade Club in celebration of 10 years of fishing and friendship!  A Martini Toast to celebrate!  We look forward to another 10 years of fishing and friendship Sam!

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  27. A Double Decade of Fishing and Friendship!

    Doug and Steve Price were the first Double Decade club inductees in 2014 and this year they were joined  by another fishing on the same trip celebrating 20 years of fishing and friendship and to help celebrate Doug and Steve helped celebrate with special T shirts for 20 years and...

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  28. Welcome to the Decade Club Sam , Linda and our Double Decade Ken at 20 years

    Happily we toast Ken Tornquist at 20 years and Sam Hughes and Linda Jones at 10 years into our Decade club for 2017!  To 10 and 20 years of fishing and friendship a toast to each of you...

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  29. Welcome to the Decade Club Todd, Lenny and Jim!

    10 years passed in such record time and gives us the opportunity to welcome Todd Johnson, Len Shapiro and Jim McMullen to Ole's Decade Club.   We toast each of you and welcome you for the years of fishing and friendship!  May there be many more...

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  30. Our 2017 Crew is Tops!

    We have an awesome crew for 2017!  Things couldn't be better (except of course  no smoke from the fires). Everyone is doing a fishtastic job of things!

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  31. Passing The Torch

    The Man with the Hat hangs it up for a spell while Joel takes over.... ( just for a little while )  Picture courtesy Mike Eliasen

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  32. Please be seated

    Tight lines and tall tails to come as the boats are now all ready for the season fish complete with comfortable new seating.... they come with the full recommendations of some of our guests who are avid fishermen!  So please be seated......  we are about to head to the fishing...

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  33. A “Sign”of the Times

    A "sign"of the times as we continue getting things ready for the upcoming season!  We introduced out updated logo 3 years ago and this year you will see many signage updates happening at the lodge including this new topper for the weigh station!

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  34. We’re Raising the Roof

    The weather has turned nice and we are raising the roof for the new season!  The cookhouse  will be sporting a shiny new roof and the BBQ deck will be enjoying new shade panels  too!  Tight lines until summer!

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  35. Welcome Aboard Erin Stephens!

    Erin Stephens will be joining Ole's 2017 Crew! Please help us welcome her aboard. Erin hails from North Vancouver where she is continuing legal studies and has worked in a variety of customer service positions.  No stranger to outdoor activities Erin will fit right in at the lodge.  Please help...

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  36. Welcome Aboard Andrea Schmidt

    Please help us welcome Andrea Schmidt Aboard for the 2017 Fishing year!  Andrea hails from Campbell River on Vancouver Island and is no stranger to the outdoors.  Andrea has done a variety of things including working  for ski and beach resorts and has taken courses in Insurance obtaining her license...

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  37. Welcome Aboard Jenna Krug

    Please help us welcome Jenna Krug to Ole's 2017 team.  Jenna is currently in her fifth year as a Kinesiology major at the University of Victoria and has been coaching  girls Southern Vancouver Island Basketball as well as the Special Olympics Basketball team as well as captaining the University of...

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  38. Welcome Aboard Jenna Bugiardini

    Jenna Bugiardini will be joining Ole's 2017 team and no wonder with a welcome smile that will bring out the sunshine and make anyone feel at ease.    Jenna has been studying business at the University of Victoria specializing in Service Management. Jenna achieved the honor of female rookie of...

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  39. Welcome Aboard Nikhil Desai

    This year we are welcoming Nikhil Desai to our crew!  Nikhil hails from Kamloops BC and has been attending the University of Edinburgh working on his Master of Arts Economics and Social Policy degree. He loves the outdoors and can't wait for summer so he can meet everyone.  Please help...

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  40. Trips 2017

    It is hard to believe that we will soon be loading the barge and heading up to Hakai Pass readying for the first arrivals on July 17 th! What's new this year?  We have new boat seats on the way and 2 new dining room tables  for greater guest comfort......

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  41. Hats off to Hats 2017….

    As all of our guests know, each year Ole's has a new hat selection!  This year lodge guests will enjoy a hat with a difference!  Our 2017 hat will sport "Real Tree"Camo that will also be great for those who enjoy a fall and winter hunt!  Ole's new logo will...

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  42. Humpback Feeding Frenzy

    In the News.... The National Post has launched a story March 13th about a congregation of  solitary southern hemisphere Humpback whales feeding in waters far from their usual  feeding spots and in huge numbers up to 200 individuals... For the details and story follow the link.... http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/solitary-humpback-whales-feeding-in-massive-groups-half-a-world-away-from-where-expected . The World Wildlife Foundation...

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  43. Tales Of The Pass …….

    Coming soon!  Stay tuned ....

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  44. Marine Invasive Species Watch and Report

    More and more invasive species are being found in waters they don't belong in and devastating natural resident populations.  Fisheries has published a list of the species they are watching for and ask everyone if they spot and identify one or catch one not to throw it back but to...

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  45. And The Winner Is….

    It is with great please that we announce the winner of the 2016 season trip draw ....  Our congrats to Stacy Hauser!  We had the pleasure of meeting Mike and Stacy when they arrived on their first trip to Ole's in 2011.  A bond of fishing & friendship has brought Mike...

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  46. Fisheries and Oceans Explain Ocean Accidification

    Fisheries and Oceans testing of Ocean Acidification and concerns for the future are building - we share their 5 minute video which is well worth watching. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPowKq54H74

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  47. Welcome Back Justin!

    Your morning smile for 2017, we welcome back Justin to our Crew for our upcoming 2017 Season.  Justin was with us on the dock way back in 2007 with Joel and Elliott.  This year we will have Justin on our morning shift starting your day with fresh baking, egg sandwiches...

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  48. Welcome Back Isabelle!

    We are looking forward to Isabelle once again take charge of overseeing Dock operations in 2017.  This will be Isabelle’s 6th season with us and her 3rd as our Dock Leader.  During the off season Isabelle has taken a gap-year from school to do some traveling.  We look forward to...

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  49. Welcome Back Cam !

    Welcome back Cam !  This will be Cam’s second year aboard, after another year of school at UBC.  As you can see he is ready and chomping at the bit to get back to Hakai and get started!   Cam will once again be assisting on the dock and also will...

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  50. Welcome Back Lila, It Is Souper to See You Returning!

    Great news !  We have a Chef extraordinaire for 2017,  Lila Ruzicka returns to Hakai Pass.  Easily one of our best Chef’s at Ole’s, it is really exciting to have her back on board.  Seen here with the 07 Crew (with a very young looking Joel in the back) Many...

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  51. Please Be Seated!

        New this year on all OLE'S HAKAI PASS boats will be the TEMPRESS ELITE seat. It is a rotationally molded Helm Seat that incorporates the patented NaviStyle® StylePanel® system and ensures superior comfort, unequaled quality, and catches fish. Like all TEMPRESS products the Helm Seat is constructed of...

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  52. The Glamour of Shutdown

    After our last guests departed it was bittersweet, a season coming to a close with all the memories so fresh and the excitement still very palpable. The crew sitting down together for a meal and getting out on the water one last time for a couple of hours fishing and...

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  53. Renewal

    We have had a great season this year with our guests’ services upgrades in the boats, new motors, new depth sounders and new radios, not to mention a brand new hot tub for sore fish fighting muscles and the crew continues to grow with new talent and enthusiasm. Our season...

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  54. Last Morning! Last Hour! What a Way to Finish the Season!

    This morning was a special one, our final group was out for their last chance to fish before breakfast. The guests on the water taking in the morning light and savoring the moments remaining, hoping for just one more fish. Jacques and Suzanne Ouellet chose the Racetrack, trolling slow by...

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  55. Stepping Up!

    The last two years have seen some exciting changes here at the lodge with Isabelle stepping up and taking over the dock operations. She continues to add to her list of skills and accomplishments with taking on Hali School and Guiding. Seen here teaching her first school just before leading...

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  56. Meet Cam!

    Cam Hughes joined our dock crew this season and came to the table with some great skills, not only is Cam handy around the shop he also knows his way around the water. Cam had his first opportunity to do some salmon/lingcod guiding in mid August, check out his guests...

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  57. Tyee 10 th!

    You may recognize Sam from last year's Tyee pin presentation, he is no stranger to catching huge Chinook. This year was no exception as once again Sam proved perseverance and dedication to the sweet spots will pay off. A beauty Chinook at 43 pounds and special shout out to net...

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  58. Welcome to The Decade Club Dillon Longmire!

    It seems like Dillon was just a wee chap when he started coming to Ole's with his dad Bill. A scruffy little kid with a great sense of humor and enthusiasm for helping around the camp. Now, all grown up, Dillon has a family of his own and doesn't help...

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  59. B-A-Y-L-Y Does it Again

    How do you spell Limits? B-A-Y-L-Y , that’s right. Bayley point has lit up once again as a fresh run move through the Pass. Everyone with a line in the water was rewarded with great Coho action this morning. We are blessed in Hakai Pass with numerous runs of fish...

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  60. Tyee Plus!

    Congratulations Brian "Crow" Pimental on the largest fish of his of the season and a new personal best here in Hakai. Brian has been fishing with Ole's for over 10 seasons with his buddy Martin, and in 2004 is was also Martin on the net when Brian landed a 43...

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  61. First Tyee of the Season and Many Memories Shared

    A magical first morning light fish at Barney for Chris Strachan and Mark Heydorff. Chris and Mark are here together paying tribute to Chris’s Father who passed away earlier this year. Chris and his Dad were here in 2010 fishing together and on their trip they went out the last...

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  62. Goodbye and Best Wishes Rafael

    Today we say a fond farewell to our opening Chef Rafael. Rafael gave of his passion for food and received many great reviews on our first few trips of the season. We wish him well as he heads home to a family emergency and hope we may once again enjoy...

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  63. The Decade Club Expands Once More Adding 3 More Members on this Trip

    Welcome Todd Greene, Kirk and Larry Erb. We are lucky to have so many guests who have become good friends over the years. Sharing not only fishing memories, but life's special moments as well. Everything from watching the kids become young adults over the years and start their careers to...

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  64. Tyee Times

    The Tyee are in Hakai Pass! Not only has Coho fishing been awesome to date, the Chinook are putting smiles on faces and Tyee Pins on chests. Guests who are being careful not to fill out their card with Coho, are keeping one or two slots open are spending time...

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  65. Beauty Day for New Group Arriving and Today’s Departing Group

    Can you believe how beautiful it has turned out today. A perfect day for a flight along BC's Rain Coast whether arriving or departing.... as well as a wonderful day for new arrivals first day of fishing. Tight lines to all....

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  66. Congrats to Steve Jones! Welcome to Ole’s Decade Club

    A very warm welcome to Steve Jones to Ole’s Decade Club, celebrating the ten years of fishing and friendship bonds forged in Hakai Pass. Over the years we have shared every kind of imaginable experience, from years of great abundance, years of rain, to seasons of draught (some years of...

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  67. Groundhog Day!

    What a morning, Bayley is on fire again, a repeat performance. The morning started out a bit foggy but the the optimism was high, with our fleet out in force at Bayley the fish have come in. A dejavu of last seasons abundance has kicked off our season ! Ok,...

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  68. A Morning Fish

    As the first fishers drift in for lunch from their morning fish the activity on the dock starts to build the excitment to see everyone's morning's catch. You never know which tide is going to prove to be the best fishing or what kinds of fish fishermen will bring in...

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  69. 87 Decade Club Inductees and Counting As We Welcome Dale Sawchuk!

    Ole’s Decade club welcomes Dale Sawchuk, our 87th guest to receive the traditional “hand shaken” martini and induction to our club. Recognizing and celebrating a decade of Trips to Ole’s. Dale comes this year as our guest, not only as a thank you but also as an acknowledgment of the...

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  70. Wholy Halibut

    Rafael stepped out the door this morning and caught this beauty of a halibut being scaled. Congrats to the fishers on bringing in this beauty and thanks to Rafael for sharing with us.

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  71. Ready For Arrivals Due in 10 Minutes

    We are ready. Our first guests arrive in 10 minutes and we are relaxed and ready. A little overcast today but brightening fast and the seas are like glass for the first day of fishing. Watch the activity on the dock on our web cams.... the weather cam refreshes on...

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  72. Rigging Up….

    Look what we found while rigging up. Hmm I think we will hang on to it for a while. You never know...

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  73. All Decked Out

    The new hot tub is sporting it's new decking surface now! We'll be ready for danglers and dunkers alike with lots of room to sit around the edge of the new tub or sit right down for a soak ... things are almost ready to go!

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  74. Engines on Board

    Wind in the face and salt spray in the air... who can resist booting it to get to their favorite fishing area in Hakai Pass.... Well, guests will be doing just that this season with the bakers dozen of brand new tiller Yamaha 4 stroke 40's we've just received.... Boatland...

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  75. Things are Really Heating Up!

    Along with the weather, and it has been hot the last couple of days here, things are really starting to heat up on the installation of the new hot tub! A few days ago a crane lifted the new hot tub into place and now the work begins installing the...

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  76. Things are Just Chugging Along …

    A Baker's dozen of Brand New Yamaha 40 HP engines arrived today... They are still in their shipping boxes on their pallets awaiting set up and and being made ready to take Ole's Guests out fishing .... but that will come over the next few days!

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  77. Our Own Back Yard

    If you are a fan of reality TV.... there is a fairly new show that takes place in our own back yard. Called Alone, this challenge takes place at the northern tip of Vancouver Island where 10 competitors are isolated in different bays and coves to challenge themselves for a...

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  78. Welcome Back Isabelle Porteous

    This season we will also be welcoming Isabelle back to Ole's Summer Crew. Guests who visited Ole's during the 2012, 2013 and 2014 fishing season's will have been greated by Isabelle's ready smile and we are looking forward to having her return for another busy fishing season! Isabelle has been...

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  79. Biking the Kettle Valley Railroad Trail

    Ernie, Tammy and Holly have been off trekking on the Kettle Valley Railway Trail for a last break before the summer sets in and the busy fishing season is upon us… It is Holly’s first road trip with her new family and she is right in her element galloping along...

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  80. Sending Thoughts and Support to our Alberta Neighbors

    We are sending wishes and support to our Alberta Neighbours and guests many of whom are affected by the devastating fire that threatens to engulf all of for Fort McMurray and has already burnt more than 1600 homes and structures. We hope everyone will send thoughts of rain and and...

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  81. All Things Interconnected

    It seems research has gotten a little closer to figuring out the cyclic episodes of starfish wasting disease that have periodically occurred on both North American shores and been recorded over quite a number of years…. Scientists now know it is related to starfish associated densovirus because of the higher...

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  82. The Argo Array – Science Fact not Science Fiction

    The Global ARGO Array sounds like something from a science fiction movie doesn’t it. Well, it’s not, it’s a series of more than 3500 Robotic free floating probes deployed to monitor the changes in the oceans temperature and salinity supported a network of 30 partner nations offering worldwide coverage. Established...

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  83. Seattle Times, King TV, and Science Direct Report Puget Sound Fish full of Drugs

    A new study brings to light the incidence of drugs and found in the juvenile chinook salmon caught in Puget sound in September 2014. Such drugs as cocaine, Advil, Prozac, Lipitor, Benedryl, and more were found present in the tissues of the tested salmon as well as sculpin that resided...

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  84. Deciding on A Seasonal Job for Your Summer Break?

    So many opportunities are available for seasonal work but getting your resumes in early for the positions you really want is important. When you are young with few commitments you have the opportunity to stretch your wings, challenge the limits of your comfort zone and try something a little out...

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  85. Forecasting and Guestimating the 2016 Salmon Run!

    Whether you look at the past and trends, the scientific information collected over many season's or buy a farmer's almanac the end result of determining the potential for each year's catch comes down to many factors, one of which is luck! Thanks to Gary and Todd and everyone else who...

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  86. Herring – the Fisherman’s Fish

    Pacific Herring have long been used for both food and bait. Over the years DFO, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, has been tracking harvest, age and roe to acertain the quality and quanity of the biomass of herring in Pacific waters. From peaks after monitoring commenced (though there have...

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  87. NASA Confirms the Pacific ‘warm blob’ has Disappeared

    Good new for fishers. The Blob has disappeared! No not the movie "The Blob" but the pool of exceptionally warm ocean water that has been bringing tropical species of fish into British Columbia waters and affecting the migration and health of the salmon, the feeding habits of the halibut, the...

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  88. Celebrating 20 years of Friendship & Fishing

    As everyone knows 2015 was Ernie's 20th year at Ole's and we celebrated 20 years of great crews with a photo album of each year from 1996 - 2015. We wanted to take that one step further and celebrate Hakai Pass, the fishing, the lodge and guests and the evolution...

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  89. Happy New Year from Our House to Yours

    A New Year has just begun with all the promise of new beginnings, a fresh start and an end to the colder weather on the horizon... (at least in the Northern Hemisphere) ..... and what better way to start out the year than to bring a new friend into your...

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  90. Come Visit Ernie in Denver

    Anywhere near Denver? Come out and visit Ernie at the Colorado Convention Center at 700 - 14th Street in Denver Colorado between January 14th and January 17th 2016. Ernie is near casting pond "A" and would love to have you stop by and say hello!

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  91. Southward Bound

    Hurry up and wait has been the situation with this year's tow south to the barge's winter home with the unseasonably early Pacific storm bringing stong winds and heavy rains the the Pacific coastal areas. But... finally the winds abated and the sea settled into a calmer state allowing the...

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  92. At the end of the Rainbow and the end of the Season

    Our last trip treated us to a two ended rainbow, quite spectacular as seen from the lodge. Our season began on a high note and like the rainbow ended likewise. With guests saying farewell for another year, our crew now thinking of home, school, loved ones and travel, the seasons...

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  93. Skol As We Welcome Our Swedish (and Canadian) friends into Ole’s Decade Club

    As we welcome the first of our group of Swedish and Canadian friends, Stig, Lars and Mike into the Decade Club, we reflect on the time together. Time seems to stand still here in Hakai, so when you step off the plane on the arrival day it feels like no...

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  94. 4 Pins! The Tyee Just Keep On Coming!

    What a terrific year for Chinook and what a great year for Tyee. This year I will likely need to re-order our coveted Ole's Hakai Pass pins handed out for Tyee. Last night saw 4 more handed out to Mario de Ferrari, Sam Conde Jr., Cruz Apestegui and Battesimo Palamara...

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  95. Racetrack or Bayley! Well… Actually Both!

    Every day begins with the tough decision, where to fish. With good fishing along the racetrack and some nice big Chinook coming in it is tempting. Then of course there is the unparalleled Coho fishing at Bayley. Not to mention the occasional Spring. So some choose to stay on the...

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  96. It’s Not All Work!

    The crew here at Ole’s do put in long days and some late nights during the season. With guest change-over twice a week, fish processing, boxing and maintaining the Lodge at the end of the shift the crew needs to rest up for the next day. But there always seems...

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  97. A Little Hakai Beauty

    A Little Hakai Beauty as shared by guest Sascha Daley... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4WxmxKmSfo

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  98. Gone Fishing from A Guest’s Eyes

    Gone Fishing in Hakai Pass....

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  99. The Ole’s Crew Rocks Spy Optics!

    The Ole’s crew rocks SPY Optics sunglasses. Have a look at the crew showing off the latest in SPY Optics compliments or Myrosha Daley. Myrosha was here with his bro Sascha on the last trip and as the BC rep for Spy Optics layed some on the Crew. Talk about...

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  100. Beginners Luck at the Racetrack

    First full day of their trip and the Dominican group has snagged the largest fish of the season ! Domingo Viyella Jr and Battesimo Palamara Hermida were in the right place at the right time this morning. Right on low slack at the Racetrack and wham, the chinook takes it...

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