Halibut Hustle – First Annual

The nights of June 12th, 13th, and 14th (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights). Regular room prices will apply, but guests will receive a $200 gas credit per booked room at the Critter Cove Pit Stop. The halibut are often still in tight to Escalante and Yuquot early in June so hopefully bottom fishers won’t have to venture too far.

Family Fishing Tournament – 2021

The nights of August 26th, 27th and 28th (arrive Thursday and depart Sunday, August 29th) have these special room rates (BYO boat):

These prices are for the trip, not per night, and for the unit, not per person.

$399 for a cabin room (suitable for 2 people)
$535 for a suite room (suitable for 2 or 3 people)
$625 for a lodge room (suitable for 2 or 3 people)

To qualify for the tournament, you must be accompanied by a mother, father, spouse, daughter, son, aunt, uncle, or grandparent.  This is a three-night soiree with the first night being orientation with appetizers when we review the tournament rules.  The tournament is broken into 4 fishing blocks – two mornings and two afternoons.  Each block will have a designated fishing area where participants must fish within in order to weigh in.  The winner will be the boat that has the highest aggregate catch after weighing in a maximum of one salmon per block.  Windup event with prizes will be held on the evening of August 28th. The spirit of the event is meant to be more fun and less competitive so you don’t have to be a fanatical or experienced fisherman to enjoy.

Team Lagan has bragging rights from 2020 with tourney total of 44 pounds!

Spring Shakedown 7th annual- 2021

The nights of June 21st, 22nd and 23rd (arrive Monday and depart Thursday) have these special room rates (BYO boat):

These prices are for the trip, not per night, and for the unit, not per person.

$404 for a cabin room (suitable for 2 people)
$490 for a suite room (suitable for 2 or 3 people)
$536 for a lodge room (suitable for 2 or 3 people)

In the spirit of preparing for summer fishing, we’ll fill up to 3 reels per participating room with up to 300 yards of line & backing per reel (using dragonfly 30lb test backing and Maxima Ultragreen 30 or 40lb test line).

Also – Bryce has been trained by Scotty to troubleshoot any Scotty problems, so he’ll fix Scotty’s if possible from our box o’ Scotty parts for this event.

Jack and Jill Derby 2021 – 24th annual

June 17th – 20th, 2020 (Arrive Thursday and depart Sunday)
The entry fee is $395 per couple (that’s one man and one woman – hence Jack and Jill).  Includes 3 nights accommodation and derby entry (BYO boat).
There’s also a $50 clubhouse fee added to each Derby entry, which will be credited to the tab during the weekend to put towards tackle, bait, ice, coffee and restaurant (but not gas). Any remaining credit from the $50 at the end of the weekend will be donated to the event we host for the Children’s Heart Network.  The total price per couple for the Jack and Jill 3 nights including the $50 credit to spend during the weekend is, therefore, $445 plus taxes.

Konrad couple are first AND second place in 2020. 24 pounds and 23.5 pounds.
Konrads win First and Second place in 2020!

Shawn won first place with his 24 pounder, and Jenna was a close second with her 23.5. This is the first time both first and second prizes were caught by a couple.

Carrie the 2019 J&J winner with Cameron


2019 – Carry Armstrong with Claus Sandhack on the Green Monster won with a 33 pounder, and Mia Kenny won second place with a 29 pounder.

2018 – Dale Graham and Wayne Wall, second prize and second prize Kathie Gabelein – I’m very late on the updates and I can’t quite remember the weights. I think they were 25 and 22 pounds.

2017 – Larry Rose with Anita was our winner for 2017, and second prize was Bill Sheldrake

2016 J&J was a tie between Brian Rose and Randy Wunderlick – 25.5 pounds.

Cameron, Brian and Randy at the awards ceremony:


Carrie and Claus with Carrie’s 2014 J&J winner


2013 winner: Julie Kelly (yes, that’s Julie and Grant from Getdanet and Kelly Pilchard fame) with a 30 and a half pounder. Close second place was Mike McGlogan with a 30 and 3/8 pounder (just a 1/8th of a pound smaller). Mike was one of the crew on the Green Monster.

Here’s a picture of Grant and Julie with their winning fish on the scale. The Lorne Halcomb memorial trophy, which Julie is holding, is awarded to the angler who brings in the first Tyee of the season.

Picture of the crew of the Green Monster. One of these fish is almost 30 and a half pounds and took the 2013 second prize.

We had a Tie in 2012!

The winning fish kept getting beat by a pound or two every tide. Mike Sell (yup, the same Mike & Jan team that brought in a 34 pounder the day before the derby started) brought in a 29 pounder and then just moments before the end of the Derby Chris McManus brought in another 29 pounder, so they shared first and second prizes and each won $2,000. Bob Beard was the winning fisherman of Jack and Jill 2011, with the first Tyee of the season – a 31.5 pounder.  In second place with a 26.25 pounder was Caroline Shillito.