Rockfish and ling bite of the day

by Kenny Priest

Despite the wind, the Shelter Cove boats had a pretty successful rockfish opener. “It was a little rough, so we stuck to just rockfish,” said Jake Mitchell of Sea Hawk Sport Fishing. “The lings bit like crazy, but we had to work for the rockfish. We were blown off the water around 1 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, but we're able to get limits for our clients.” Mitchell also reported that no halibut were caught over the weekend but one salmon was caught on Tuesday.

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