Dock Talk

Tyee Time!

Painter's Lodge and April Point Resort & Spa - July 22, 2006

Vancouver Island fishing lodgeIt’s that time of year again folks! In the last 10 days we’ve been seeing Tyee after Tyee come to the dock.

Last night Ashley Greenwood managed to haul in a 38 lb Chinook and set a new season record in the process! They landed it out at Brown’s Bay, fishing about 130 feet using anchovies.

Honourable mention also goes to Rob Paso who caught a 27 lb Chinook.

This morning Stewart Shunk hooked a 32 lb’er that proved to be quite a battle. This time it was about 70 feet, on anchovies again. Pinks are starting to show up now too, and Sockeye are now open.

Whale watching has been a huge success lately, with a large pod of Orcas seen yesterday afternoon just north of Robson Bight. Baby Orcas were breaching and everyone on board had a wonderful time. Black bears have been spotted on the beach as have a few deer. The temperatures are soaring up here at Painter’s Lodge. Come up on and we’ll get you out on the water for some fun.

Brian Friesen
Marine Operations Manager
Painter’s Lodge and April Point Resort & Spa

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