The Salmon are in town!!!

I took a little break from hanging around Fisherman’s Wharf the other day and hitched a ride out beyond the big orange bridge on a small fishing boat.  The rest of the boys flew out, but I camped out on the top of a boat that was loaded with tourist fishermen and fisherwomen.  Not a bad crowd and they did have lots of snacks that they were willing to share.

Of course I did not think that I was going to catch a salmon, but they use small frozen fish for bait and upon occasion they either drop them of take them off the hook and throw them overboard.  I scored about 6 or 7 bait fish with little or no effort along with some potato chips and bagel pieces.

Charter boat fishing

As we left the dock at Fisherman’s Wharf we went out behind the ship and I saw the back end where Claudia and Charlie have their nest.  Nothing going on and from their standpoint I know they are getting frustrated.  The ship does look nice with the new paint job. Continue reading