1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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