Yellowfin fishing near Hurricane Bank

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Billy Santiago gaffs small yellowfin tuna caught by Captain Steve.

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Catching salmon while mooching off Crescent City

Fishing for king salmon off of Crescent City, CA.  After catching one trolling, continued trolling for 3 hours without a bite.  Due to the warm water conditions and seeing fish deep on the sonar we decided to mooch.  We picked up 3 salmon in about 30 minutes.

Amy was catching salmon so quickly at this point that I wasn’t able to get the second rod setup and fish myself.

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How NOT to catch a salmon!

Accidentally breaking a rod while catching a salmon can be rather interesting.  Off Crescent City, CA mooching for King Salmon.  Warm water conditions put the salmon down deep so we had to mooch.

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Captain Steve shows off variety of Crescent City fishing

Crescent City offers great fishing with equally great variety.  Over the course of a couple of days we caught halibut, salmon, and a number of different types of rock fish.

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Typical Crescent City King Salmon caught trolling a few miles off shore.

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Nice vermillion and cabazon caught by Amy (aka Broken Rod – see video of how not to catch salmon to understand the name Smile).

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Crescent City ling cod.

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Crescent City China rock fish.

The lings and other rock fish were all caught on 5” Big Hammer senorita swim baits.  Thanks to Pete Wolf of Big Hammer swim baits!

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Crescent City Pacific Halibut

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Uncle Joe gets lucky fishing on board the John Galt off Crescent City, CA and bags a pacific halibut.  Caught on a 6” Big Hammer swim bait.

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Captain Steve (aka the Grumpy Fisherman) poses with the halibut that he netted for Uncle Joe.

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DIY Kayak Stability Device

Ever fall out of your kayak and get dragged halfway to nowhere when trying to land the fish of a lifetime?  Then worry no more, with Grandpa Grumpy Fish’s DIY Kayak Stability Device (“KSD” for short, patent pending), you’ll stay in your kayak for the long haul!

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DIY Mobile Kayak Storage

A cart/mounts to store kayaks on and easily move them around when needed.

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