Started fishing about 8am. Launched the yak from South Beach. Had a silver in the first 15 minutes. Then I manage a pink on my ultra light and I am thinking this is great!
Because I was partly test fishing for a possible entry into next weeks derby, I did leave fish to go find fish. I caught one other silver all the way out to Derby Cove and back. I was use either a plug cut and whole herring.
I decide to try to go catch something in the deep water and the first fish up is a halibut! Of course I forgot my net...ARGH. 15 pounds maybe. No big deal. Once again I am thinking this is great! But after about a dozen BIG pacific cod from 250 to 300 feet down, i give up.
One last pass with the trolling gear and I hook one!
The silvers I caught today all had scales set. Meaning they didn't shed them when they hit the boat. Odd....
The highlight of the trip was watching a sea otter eat a big octopus right next to me.
Here's the video of the sea otter.
My Pink on an ultralight plus my lost halibut on video: