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  • Birthday 11/18/1988

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  1. fishkid

    2018 Alaska Fishing Reports

    Parents came up for the week and we were able to get out on the boat for some fishing. Silvers weren't in yet, the rock fish were a little slow but we stumbled onto a few real nice halibut. The big one went 160 pounds. Pulled it out of 35' of water, it was awesome watching the drag scream for a few minutes on the first run it took.
  2. Not to much chatter in the alaska forum. Here is a few pictures from this year so far in our boat we just got last year. Mostly just fish out of homer and have been doing pretty good this year. my buddy got that big halibut when we were trolling for kings, quite the fights on a 8.5' ugly stick!
  3. fishkid

    Kenai Sockeyes

    adfg almost really screwed up big time this year. We were way under the escapement goal and the commercial guys had netted almost triple then what was in the river. thats why they had to shut commercial fishing down for that week or so. search the forums up here and you will see all the hooplah about sporties vs commercial guys. In the end we just got over the escapement goal i believe. We ended up buying a ocean boat this year and i have found trolling for silvers/kings in the ocean is alot more fun then snagging reds with 10,000 of your closest friends. Plus way less snags!
  4. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    who did you go out of seward with? nvm saw it above
  5. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    ahh i got it now! ha ha i skipped over a few words
  6. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    i would be careful doing that. not sure if its legal to use sport fish for bait. i know in some places you can use pinks or the skeletons of some salmon for halibut though
  7. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    traveler if your around anchorage i would suggest ship on out going tide
  8. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    curious on how ya did down there. we decided to go north and fish the klutina instead. We did fairly good. wasnt fast and furious fishing but there was fish to be caught. also pulled in a king from ship before work this morning
  9. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    i wouldn't be surprised if its about average. we had about zero snow this year so i dont think a little rain is going to hurt much. Forecasting a some rain in the next few days but who knows. Either way there will be fish for the taking!
  10. fishkid

    leaving in 10 days

    my buddy and i will be at the russian 11-14th dont have a campsite but we just bike in. maybe we will see ya on the river
  11. fishkid

    Fishing the Kenai

    all 5 salmon eh. how many times you target reds with an inline spinner?
  12. fishkid

    Fishing the Kenai

    i threw them spinners for a few days at ship got nothing....put a kwikfish on and started landing them. and we all know you got the "first" king out of ship last year on one but you have some competition this year. did you get some free spinners for saying that?
  13. fishkid

    Alaska Weekend Report February 6 - 8

    clam clam clam clam clam!
  14. fishkid

    Fishing the Kenai

    would have been better if there was a kwikfish hanging out of the silvers mouth. Live4chrome you live up here all year or just guide in the summer?
  15. Went out the first weekend of 2015 to chase lake trout and eel pout. with only 4 hours of sun light it didnt allow for much trout fishing time after we got our eskimo 949i set up and all of our gear and cots set up. Went out and drilled holes for our 7 tip ups and got back inside the shack to have some hot butter rums. Inside the house we put down a rattle reel and had a tube jig on a rod incase something showed up on the vexilar. Well at around 9 pm the rattle reel made a few dings and surprisingly enough we pulled up this guy. at around 10 oclock the pout started to bite and by the end of the night we had 6 on the ice. Next day the temps dropped quickly and we found our selves jigging out side for lakers in 15-20 below temps. after landing a few mid 20" fish we decided we might as well retreat to the shack to jig in their. We landed a few more lakers and even another late night laker in the shack. all in all a good trip and we learned that we can comfortably sleep in our shack in -30 degree weather.