North Island Lodge Report: August 13, 2007
August 13, 2007 | 1930 Views
On the final day of the August 13 – 17 trip Norman Louie caught his first salmon and it was a gorgeous 38 lb Tyee. The guests went wild chanting Norman, Norman, Norman and it was my pleasure to award him with a Tyee pin. As it turned out Mr. Louie’s Tyee was the perfect ending to a great trip! Combined Coast, Northstar, Spencer and Matthews guests caught 18 Tyee….setting a new group record for the season!
Tyee pins were awarded to Christian Turrenne 30 lbs, Chuck (83 years old) Adams 30 lbs, Derral Moriyama 30 & 31 lbs, Mark Mischnick 31 & 33 lbs, Ken Giffin 33 lbs, Beverly Matthews 34 lbs, Willie Smith 34 lbs, Warner Doell 35 lbs, Craig MacKenzie 35.5 lbs, David Spencer 36 lbs, Scott Shepherd 32 & 37 lbs, Jamie Willoughby 40 lbs, Allen Curleigh 40 lbs (released) and Rob Siddon set a new seasonal Lodge record when he released his 47.5 lb Chinook…..congratulations! Warner Doell also thrilled everyone with his 209 lb Halibut….wow great job North Island guides DJ, Maddog, Gunner, Cuda, Biggins, Kui, Chris, Dave and Underwood…the NIL All Stars.
Calm seas and an abundance of sunshine prevailed over the August 17 – 20 weekend. The Hurl, Parent, Procon, Allwest and Infosat groups enjoyed the beautiful weather and everyone was in great spirits. Tyee pins were awarded to Edward Parent 31 & 30.5 lbs, Michel Cauchon 30 lbs, Wally Juchymenko 31 lbs, Brad Rode 33.5 lbs, Ray Clucas 35 lbs and Bruce McKay 36 lbs. Owen Davies caught the largest Halibut of the trip 101 lbs. Barry Seniuk’s 14 lb Coho earned him top honors.
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