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Elfin Cove Alaska

Tags: Elfin Cove Fishing | Posted: Oct 03, 2011 | Article By: Stan Cunningham

The third time the fish went back down to the bottom; I knew I had a better halibut than I had caught the last 2 days. We were fishing around 300 feet, and I was hoping this bottom dashing would quit so I eased up on the retrieve to try and not upset the fish. I learned that technique last time I fished with Eagle Charters/Cross Sound Lodges out of Elfin Cove, Alaska. It was then that I watched my friend John Kamrar catch both a 240 and a 350 lb halibut on 2 consecutive days. I didn’t think this fish would be that big, but I knew this was going to take some time and if you’ve caught big halibut you know it’s nice to reduce the “burn” in your back and biceps.

Backcountry Treasure

Tags: Elfin Cove Fishing | Posted: Oct 03, 2011 | Article By: Stan Cunningham

Like many outdoorsman who are lucky enough to be born and raised in Northwest, my father got me started fly fishing at an early age.  As soon as I could drive, most of my meager summer income was spent…

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