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Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by seanmjones, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Chris Scoones

    Chris Scoones Administrator Staff Member

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    That's about right Steve. Really all you're waiting on is the warmer water (64+) to come in to within boating distance from buoy 10 or there abouts. I've seen it within 15 miles but usually it's 25-50 miles out.
     
  2. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    So after pinky season then.... Chris and Steve, what is the typical window for good fishing for these guys? Is it only a couple of weeks?
     
  3. Steve Saville

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    As far as I know, the best times are late August to late September, depending oin the weather patterns off the Oregon Coast. I know Anil at Puget Sound Fly Co. had to cancel at least one trip last year because of bad weather. But, definitely after the peak of Pink season seems the best. It seems it's about the same time as off La Push but I've never fished from there before. I'd call Anil and ask for sure. He's really knowledgeable and a good guy to talk with.
     
  4. hikepat

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    Steve sound like you might have the date I did. The first try was cancled with 4ft swells and 4 foot chop and rescheduled then the reschedule was cancled due to 8 foot swells and 4 foot chop and rescheduled than that one was cancled with 8 foot swells and 6-8 foot chop.
    All of which would have made crossing the bar bad enough but the real trouble would have been spotting the fish in those seas.
     
  5. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

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    There's no sense in tempting fate. I would rather live to fish another day. Tuna a great to catch and eat but I want many more years of flyfishing before I cash it in.
     
  6. alpinetrout

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    The weather in September is a gamble, but it's also the best time to find tuna on the surface if the conditions are right. Out of the last 6 days I've had scheduled to go over the past 2 years, all but one have been canceled because of weather.
     
  7. Anil

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    I just posted the Tuna dates on our website:
    They are August 8, 16, 22, 30
    Septmeber 12/13 (Plan on booking both)
    $350
     
  8. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Anil, is that the per angler fee? How may anglers for the boat? I seem to recall you having four guys so there was room to cast even though much of the time there was trolling to find fish. Is that right? Thanks.
     
  9. Eric Tarcha

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  10. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't know. Seems a bit out of my price range. Those videos look killer though. I'll have to think about saving that cash up for a single day out. Yes, that makes me a cheap bastard, true. I can fill the man fridge about six times with that money.
     
  11. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    you could also fill it with a bunch of sushi grade tuna!!
     
  12. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    So are you talking me into booking with you and the gang?
     
  13. herl

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    I'm gonna have to bow out of this one. $350 for seafood isn't in the budget right now..

    Sounds like a blast though - and after looking at some of the gear/party boat prices for Albies - $350 for a full day and lodging is a very good deal. Maybe I'll stumble across some cash before then..

    Eric