Tips up has been busy with most trips across the strait looking for those early July Springs at Sangster. For the most part all we can find is wild coho, undersize springs and bottom fish. On July 9th we must have landed 15 wild coho, on the 10th 2 or 3 with a hit from a big spring that screamed out and broke off. On the 11th we landed 3 wild coho. Crabbing has been hit and miss.
On the 29th I was out alone and landed a 18lb white spring on the herring teaser at 100’. Tips Up took three groups out during this time period. There were trips to Sangster where the Coho have arrived. Lots of action but they rattle the lines and disappear once they feel the hooks. I did manage to get two hatchery to the boat and a few unclipped. Nothing showing for Springs yet. There has also been plenty of cod fish and crabs to share. On the 4th , I cancelled my t