1. Icing on the Tyee Cake

    Wow, as if boating a couple Tyee's before lunch with his dad Steve was not enough, Doug Price heads out solo after lunch and snags another one solo ! This one from the Racetrack which was full of Coho and of course.... a few nice Chinook. So Doug now has...

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  2. Racetrack, Barney, Kelpie, too many to choose from

    With all the Coho around the question is where shall we go to catch them ? Yep, just depends on where you like to fish today! We are seeing good numbers of nice sized Coho at the Racetrack, Bailey, Kelpie, Barney and South Bailey. Fishing continues to be terrfic this...

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  3. Tyee for Two

    Father and son, Steve and Doug Price know how to fish Barney Point, that was never in doubt. They are legendary here at Ole's, this being their 20th year. Today just about an hour before low slack, they were rewarded again for their dedication to this Chinook loving spot. First...

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  4. Tyee Club’s First Member For 2013

    Steve Jumper is our first new member to be inducted to our Tyee Club for 2013. He seen here receiving the coveted Ole's Tyee Pin from Ernie. Our first Trip this year has been nothing short of outstanding, with the bulk of the fish being caught on the Racetrack. Steve...

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  5. 2013 Fishing Regulations Guide Is Out

    The 2013 fishing regulations guide is now on line and can be accessed thought this DFO link 2013-2015 British Columbia Sportfishing Regulations

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  6. 2013 Fishing Season

    Our 2013 fishing season seems to be months away but time is flying and it is creeping up fast! Just 5 months and a few days until the first guests arrive! Many of our trips for 2013 are already fully committed but there are still a few trips that have...

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  7. Fishing 2013

    All indications are that 2013 is going to be another great fishing year...Last year was a banner year for fishing in Hakai Pass surpassing the great season we had in 2011 with record numbers of guests recieving Tyee Pins and a record catch on August 4th of a 58Lb Chinook...

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  8. Crazy Catch !

    When fishing, sometimes you catch the unexpected! Everything from a Six Gill Shark to a sun fish, to a Wolf Eel has come up on our lines or in our traps. Well, I thought I had heard of everything until tonight. While reminiscing with the crew over the season past,...

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  9. Last Pass

    With the sun setting on the day and our season, it was time for everyone to have one last pass at Barney Point. This summer’s young eagle was still trying out his new wings and the Coho were still biting making it a fitting and beautiful end to what has...

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  10. Derby? I’m in!

    Edgar “Eggie” Pichardo joined his friends group this year for the first time and was keen to learn everything about fishing salmon in Hakai Pass. The group put together a daily derby for the largest salmon each day with anyone wanting in to put up 20$ and sign on. Eggie...

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  11. Fish On ! Fish Gone ! Back On!

    Crazy things happen on the fishing grounds. We have seen everything from two guys hooked into the same Halibut and bringing it up under the boat, one on each side tugging away ! And there is the story of the one Halibut hooked not by a hook, but by a...

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  12. Still King of the Lings!

    Check these beauties out! Limits of good sized Lingcod for Joel and Tanya! Fishing for Lings takes some skill to keep your gear from getting snagged on the rocky pinnacles that they frequent. Joel has had lots of practice and has learned the hard way how not to lose those...

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  13. Perseverence pays off for the Halibut Masters !

    After an attentive crowd at our morning Hali Fishing Clinic the group of 9 boats headed out to our favourite productive spots of Penny and Green Eggs and Ham. Conditions were perfect, nice and calm, a little drift so we had big expections. But things started out a tad slow...

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  14. Crazy Coho Action

    The coho action continures at Bailey Point in Hakai Pass. Limits are the order of the day this season as the Coho keep on coming! Guests are having a quality problem this year with trying to decide which ones to keep and are getting a lot of practice with catch...

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  15. Tyee times Three !

    Great fishing continues here at Ole's Hakai Pass. Last night we had the great pleasure of handing out not one or two but three Tyee Pins ! And one of them was the Golden one for Tyee over 50. Seen here are Kirk Erb, Chris Hougie and Ivan Soloway showing...

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  16. Records Smashed

    Biggest fish in Hakai Pass was caught at Ole's near Barney Point on August 4th afternoon! Not wasting any time in getting on the fishing grounds, Todd Greene and Ivan Soloway headed for Barney Point shortly after touch down at our dock. Before the rest of the boats made it...

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  17. First Time Is A Charm!

    This was Chris Do's first time to Ole's Hakai Pass, and it won't be the last! He was charmed not only with the incredible beauty of the land and seascape but also the diversity and abundance of life. With the Eagle's nest at Barney Point, the young eaglet testing out...

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  18. The Coho are back!

    Bill Longmire has been coming to Ole’s Hakai Pass for 6 years with his son Dillon in August. This year he has doubled up his trips and brought his grandsons Austin and Thomas to introduce them to British Columbia salmon fishing. Their first trip got off to a great start...

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  19. First Visit and Fishing Like Veterans

    First time in Hakai Pass and Day One for Leo Snowman. After fishing school Leo heads out with Rick and Don to Barney Point to test their skills. Well as you can see they passed with flying colours! Trolling with 6 oz of weight and 15 pulls of line produced...

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  20. Pacific Salmon Foundation Fish Photo Contest

    Beat Sonora Morin's of the Pacific Salmon Foundation's Fish Picture to win! From now until September 4th 2012, send your favorite fish photo and a short story (100 words or less) to Sonora Morin at the Pacific Salmon Foundation at smorin@psf.ca and you could have a chance to win a...

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  21. The Art of Fishing … In The Future

    It came to me in the middle of the night... from the astrolabe's, sextants and sinker lines that were used 300 years ago for navigation of ancient wind driven and oar driven vessels to the GPS units, digital mapping software, fluxgate compasses and gyroscopes, radar, sonar and depth sounders of...

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  22. We have a Winner ! Congratulations to Stephen “Craig” Boggs on winning the draw for a Free Trip in 2012 !

    Why is this man smiling? Well first off he caught a very nice 22.5 Chinook Salmon while fishing with Ole's for the first time; not to mention the coho, halibut and rockfish ! While fishing with his pals in Hakai Pass he was introduced to the incredible central coast of...

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  23. Thanks For A Fantastic Season!

    We want to thank each and everyone whose visits to Ole's in 2011 made for a fantastic season! The fishing this year was exceptional with Tyee pins being given out on nearly every trip. Sadly it is time to shut down and winterize the camp in preparation for its tow...

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  24. Terrific finish to a great season !

    Our 2nd last morning on the water and the season's end is in sight. The final group of 2011 has been having a great time fishing from the Black Hole to the Snag and having great results as you can see. The season is finishing up just the way it...

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  25. Epic first day for Sascha

    Sascha Daley had worked on the dock at Ole's for many years growing up. Having Dad as a boss was sometimes challenging but the rewards were worth it. Over the years his skateboarding career took precedence and he had to leave the summers in Hakai behind. This year he returned...

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  26. Helluva morning !

    This morning started out like any other lately here in Hakai Pass, nice NW 10-15, light overcast clearing by mid morning to bright sunshine. Capping it off was a nice early morning flood tide bringing in fresh fish! The fleet was at the usual hot spots of The Black Hole...

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  27. Tyee for Domingo, patience rewarded with a nice Chinook at Odlum Point.

    Domingo Viyella Jr. has been fishing with his Dad for the last few days at Ole's and they have been doing very well indeed, limiting on 2 Halibut each by the second outing and Domingo Jr. had the quality problem of having reached his 7th fish salmon by Day 3....

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  28. Monster from the deep!

    We catch some strange things each year, everything from ratfish, sunfish, skate and evey once in a while some monster like this wolf eel. This awesome creature is actually quite friendly despite his fierce looks he is often seen by divers peering out of the many crevices and holes. They...

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  29. Season Chinook record topped by 1/2 pound at 51.5 today !

    On the first full day of their trip to Ole's Karsten P. Windeler was fishing with his dad up at Kelpie point, all the action lately had been at the Racetrack, Black Hole and Normans Rock. The day started with SE wind and lots of rain but that did not...

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  30. Solo Coho, how it is done, by Mike Pashniak

    Many guests ask the question, "I am going out alone... what do I do if I catch a fish, how do I land it?" Well Mike Pashniak did not have to ask, he already knew and demonstrated it in style while trolling along the Racetrack today. Take a look and...

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  31. Welcome Back Papa Bear

    Many of our long time guests will remember our old friend and Chef for 5 seasons, Papa Bear. Well Urs decided too come for a trip with "Mama Bear" his wife Charlotte this season and we are delighted that they came. Urs always loved fishing when he worked with us...

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  32. Halibut action

    Harpoon or gaff... harpoon or gaff? That was the question going through Dillons head as his Dad Bill worked on a big fish. While Nancy was driving the boat putting them on the fish! Well, Dillon went for the gaff and after a couple tries got the fish in. Next...

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  33. Ladies are welcome in the Tyee Club too !

    Stacey Hauser and husband Mike were reeling up at the Racetrack getting ready for another pass and Stacey hooks into the biggest fish of the day ! Landing a bright 32 lb. Chinook and entry into Ole's Tyee Club. This makes 4 Tyee pins for the group so far!

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  34. Ling Cod Derby Leader

    Even the boss gets to take some time off and do a little fishing some days. Oles' crew has a friendly competition each year amongst themselves and today Ernie takes the lead with a 45 lber. While doing a little research on the pinnacles on the Hali grounds this monster...

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  35. Ole’s Crew, just another day!

    The fish just keep on coming! Take a look at the beginning of a pile of fish to come in from the afternoon bite. The crew have sharpened their knives and are ready to get started on these fish while the dinner bell is about to be rung! Just another...

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  36. Tyee Times!

    Todd Ingram was a little worried when he arrived about how he was going to be able to fish with his swollen wrist bandaged up. Well it turns out he had nothing to worry about, this morning on the racetrack he landed a nice 32 lb. Chinook, luckily it was...

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  37. Can you say Tyee!

    Kenneth Janke arrived a day late for his trip because of previous business commitments but he made up for it in short order. After hauling up Halibut in the morning faster than anyone in the fleet, he was off to the salmon fishing grounds and in no time at all...

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  38. Bill and Dillon’s Big Day

    Best day ever, for Bill and Dillon Longmire, starting out with limits of Ling and ending up with Limits of Salmon from the Racetrack, including 3 solo Coho for Bill and ending with a 28.5 Chinook for Dillon. A perfect day and it's only 4:00!

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  39. Derek and Watsons adventure continues

    Yesterday Derek and Watson were on top, biggest halibut 54lbs and biggest Chinook at 38.5 for the Trip, well today a 39 comes in by Scott ! Not to be outdone Derek brings in a 16 lb Coho to become the trip leader in that category!

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  40. Fishing Up A Storm

    Dock talk - Early morning, Linda Brown hooked a 37.5lbs chinook while her husband Darold controlled the boat. The fish ran, to say the least, under another boat where Ethan, just a young boy was driving the boat him and his father were in. He maneuvered like a pro to...

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  41. Ole’s Dock Talk

    Dock Talk Ole's has all kinds of adventures. Just yesterday Hilary set up her rod holder in the kayak and hit the open water for a little fishing, she came back with to fish strapped to the kayak. Now that's fishing!

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  42. New Season Record Set!

    New Season Record Set for Ole's Hakai Pass! Doug Price lands at fabulous 51 LB Tyee fishing the Racetrack at Hakai Pass. What a Beauty! Congrats Doug! Fishing Has Been absolutely fabulous, check out our photo album of the mid to end of July trips!

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  43. Off To A Fabulous Start

    Our fourth trip of the season is now at the Lodge enjoying the fabulous fishing and outstanding service the Ole's Crew and the Hakai Pass area have to offer. During the last trip two of the crew were out for some fishing and had a great surprise when a 23...

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  44. 2011 Fishing Season Starts Today

    Ernie & the crew report that they are ready to go! Both salmon and bottom fish are coming in nicely in the area. Ernie and the crew look forward to seeing all of this year's guests and our first 2011 season arrivals come in today! Have a fishtastic Day!

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  45. Fishing is about to Start in Hakai Pass

    Ernie, the Lodge and crew are now in place in Hakai Pass getting everything ready for the first fishing party who will be arriving on Tuesday July 12, 2011. Fishing in the area is already starting to look really promising so the first trip should be a good one!

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  46. 2011 Season Update

    We are madly preparing everything for the 2011 fishing season..... we know that everyone is looking in anticipation towards their upcoming fishing trips and the fabulous beauty of the Hakai Pass area. We've done some maintenance work on the Lodge to get it ready for your arrival and have attached...

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  47. Spring Update

    Wow... it's now spring, the weather is getting warmer, the wildlife are starting to court and Ole's is starting to get things ready for the soon to be upon us season. All indications are that it is going to be a fantastic fishing year. Ernie is working on getting all...

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  48. Halibut Issue Heats Up

    Hi to all our potential Halibut fishermen, check out the facts from the Kitimat Halibut Allocation Task force on the linked fact sheet http://fightforhalibut.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/fact-sheet.pdf fightforhalibut.files.wordpress.com Hi everyone, Here is information for the town hall meetings on the halibut issue.

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