Our friend Coach (Tom Cossalter) and his son in law Jedidiah have been up visiting, and fishing. At least there were a few nice days while they were here so they could get out on the water and have some fun. They did manage to catch a nice 125 lb halibut, so they had plenty of fish to take home. They tried to leave on Tuesday at 1am out of Juneau, they have stand-by tickets so when all of the flights were delayed because of volcano ash, they got bumped to the bottom of the list. It was cheaper for them to grab a flight back over to Hoonah then it was for them to stay in a hotel and buy their meals, so that's what they did. We were booked up with whale watching charters, so instead of doing more fishing they drove around looking for bears, they said they saw a few today while they were out. They are back on the ferry now heading for Juneau to see if they can fly out tonight sometime, I guess that is one way to get out of work, I just hope they believe them!
Coach caught this Lingcod, too bad the season wasn't open yet!
Look at those teeth!
Junior (Jerry's son) caught this pretty Yellow Eyed Rockfish while they were all out catching lunch.