Welcome Cliff, his wife Joy, son Andrew and bother Roger. Once again new guests for Thunder 1 we set out to find the fish. Weather again a factor in where… Read more »

A lot of Firsts!

Always nice to have guests that have never fished on the ocean, never caught a salmon, never caught a halibut, never seen a whale in the wild. Well for our… Read more »

Small world we live in.

Welcome aboard to Gerald, Kelvin, their father Glenn and friend Grandin. Gerald and Grandin, both active airline pilots had many associates and friends that I had flown with over my… Read more »

North Bound for 2017

Out of refit and under sunny skies the Thunder 1 and crew headed for Seymour Narrows headed for our 13th season on the north coast. Catching the last of the… Read more »

Refit for the Thunder

In early March the Thunder 1 swung into her familiar overhaul facility at Cove Yachts. Snug and dry inside Phil’s boathouse the work began. Under the skillful hands of Gord… Read more »

Winter Cruising

Under sunny skies we left Port Hardy accompanied by an unusual blast of arctic air that covered the whole coast. Temperatures as low as -8 at night and just hovering… Read more »

Across Cape Caution

After a week in Dawsons landing we got the weather window we were looking for and set out on Dec. the 5th to cross Cape Caution and continue our trip… Read more »

Cape Caution

For the big boys and some of the hard core fishing vessels crossing Cape Caution either north or south bound is just another days work. Sometimes not so pleasant but… Read more »

Camp Boat Work

As I mentioned in our previous post we did get the opportunity to conduct some marine mammal surveys that kept us busy until mid November. The company we dealt with… Read more »