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Tofino Fishing Report – August 2016

Tofino Fishing Report – August 2016

There is a certain magic about marinas first thing in the morning. Our inlet shores here in Tofino are lined with docks, and each and every day they spring to life with the characters and rhythms of our coast. Sunrises colour sea mist as it rises from chilly, murky depths, brightening docks and vessels left dormant and dew covered overnight. Captains and crews scuttle about starting engines, testing equipment, and chattering amongst themselves in preparation for the day ahead. I am a loving admirer of these moments. They resonate with timeless traditions the world over wherever marinas, fish, and particularly fishermen are found...

Tofino Fishing Report - July 2016

Tofino Fishing Report - July 2016

As I write this report my eight month old golden retriever puppy, Jenny Mustard, is crashed out on her back, asleep on my living room floor. Her head is conked over to one side, her front paws are curled up on her chest, and her two back legs are splayed apart revealing a very dirty tummy. There’s moss and small twigs in her fur, fish scales stuck to her paws, and an unidentified dark substance on one of her ears. Frankly she looks dead, and sort of smells like she might be...