Thursday, April 26, 2012
The salmon were biting pretty good yesterday, and not too far out (160 to 200 feet of water), but that may all change by this weekend. The forecast calls for strong winds over the weekend, 20 to 30 knots, and that should churn everything up. It's kind of like shaking an Etch A Sketch. There was 55 degree water on the bar yesterday at high tide and the pelicans have been diving on bait in the inner and outer bay. Some of the bay water won't cool as much, so an early halibut bite could be a possibility. I finally went abbing yesterday for the first time this year and I'm happy to report no shortage of abalone. Pretty good visibility, too. It's always nice to choose your abalone before diving.