Group 4 – Mixed Friends – June 23 to 27

The fishing this week at Sund’s Lodge really started to heat up and is only going to get better throughout the season. We still have some openings in August and with the 40 million Sockeye coming by the lodge, there is sure to be lots of fishing and catching fun!

A beautiful morning for fishing

A beautiful morning for fishing

The group that left Friday were more than excited with their successful fishing trip and left with full boxes of Salmon and Halibut. As posted a few days ago, June 24 was the best day for this group with Guide Travis helping Randy reel in the largest fish of the season so far – her 40lb Tyee! For the rest of their time at the lodge, the other guests tried to top this hog but unfortunately, that didn’t happen… maybe this week!

Captain Travis' crew of Merrill and Randy Ross brought a heavy boatload of fish back to the dock today including Randy's 40lb Tyee

Captain Travis’ crew of Merrill and Randy Ross brought a heavy boatload of fish back to the dock including Randy’s 40lb Tyee

Captain Travis helps Randy hold out her hog

Captain Travis helps Randy hold out her hog

John Eidson proudly holds out his 13lb Chinook and 9lb Hali

John Eidson proudly holds out his 13lb Chinook and 9lb Hali

The Lancaster and Sargent families had a great day on the water with Captain Jason bringing in three Chinook and two Hali's

The Lancaster and Sargent families had a great day on the water with Captain Jason bringing in three Chinook and two Halis

It was a team effort for Grandma Judy and Laura to bring in this huge 25lb Hali

It was a team effort for Grandma Judy and Laura to bring in this huge 25lb Hali

Laura and Grandpa Bob stand with their 12lb Halibut

Laura and Grandpa Bob stand with their 12lb Halibut

Jason's 19lb Chinook was the largest salmon of the day

Jason’s 19lb Chinook was the largest salmon of the day

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A Chinook each for Joyce, Josie and Richard with Jim finishing of today’s catch with a nice Black Bass

Schuyler Sund shakes the pom poms to help us celebrate tonight's King

Schuyler Sund shakes the pom poms to help us celebrate tonight’s King

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Jason Fligor is comfortable in the King’s Chair thanks to Captain Scott and his 19lb Chinook

Captain Travi's group had another hot day on the water

Captain Travis’ group had another hot day on the water

John and Julie had a fun day on the water on Captain Scott's boat reeling in 3 nice Chinook's - the largest was a 20lber

John and Julie had a fun day on the water on Captain Scott’s boat reeling in 3 nice Chinooks – the largest was John’s 20lber

Blake Lancaster was the Big Fish winner for the kid's dinner with his dandy 8lb Coho

Blake Lancaster was the Big Fish winner for the kid’s dinner with his dandy 8lb Coho

Captain Keith helps Blake hold out his second catch of the day - an 18lb Halibut

Captain Keith helps Blake hold out his second catch of the day – an 18lb Halibut

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King for the night

Our father and daughter team show off their fish. Bob stands beside his 17lb Chinook while Lisa holds up her huge 26lber

Our father and daughter team show off their fish. Bob stands beside his 17lb Chinook while Lisa holds up her huge 26lber

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All hail the Queen

Late Thursday evening, a storm began rolling in which caused us to lose a few hours of fishing Friday morning. However, those who braved the rough seas were rewarded with a good early morning bite and a total of four Chinooks were brought back to the dock.

Jason makes it into the King's chair for a second time this trip with the 22lb Chinook he reeled in on this last morning

Jason makes it into the King’s chair for a second time this trip with the 22lb Chinook he reeled in on this last morning

Overall, both the Salmon and Halibut fishing were better than average for this week. The past few days have also seen Coho beginning to arrive so we are looking forward to lots of activity on the water!