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Algae Bloom and Red Tide

Fishing Department - Monday, May 16, 2016

Just a quick update, for local conditions.

 The last week has been a little slow. Some nice fish up to 25 lbs came in yesterday, but overall it wasn't too hot.

 Army truck spoons and flashers, and homeland security flashers and spoons are still dominant. Green and white hootchies are also producing fish.

 There are still loads of Pollock out so troll fast.

 The big algae bloom going on right now. Often fishing shallower and inshore of the bloom is a good tactic. It worked to win the derby this weekend.

 Also there is a red tide closure for all of Georgia Straight. So put your clamming on hold.

Tips up,

Steve Vavrik

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