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#1 Gary11578

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Posted 15 May 2020 - 02:51 PM

Was out today looking for mackerel and caught none.  Was good day to test out boat and gear.

Water temp 4 C.  Still to cold for mackerel.


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Posted 16 May 2020 - 07:38 AM

It is always good to be out fishing. 

Were there any pollock or cod about?


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#3 Gary11578

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Posted 16 May 2020 - 06:27 PM

No sign of any fish yet.  Will wait a until water warms up bit and try again.


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Posted 24 May 2020 - 05:50 PM

Out today in Halifax harbor. No sign of mackerel yet.

 

Water temp 6.2 C


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Posted 25 May 2020 - 01:45 PM

Out today in Jeddore harbor and caught 2 mackerels. [12" and 14"]

 

Water temp 6.9 C.


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Posted 02 June 2020 - 03:19 PM

Out today in Halifax harbor and caught 0 fish.  Very windy and cold.

 

Water temp still only 5.8 C


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Posted 04 June 2020 - 09:18 AM

Appreciate the updates. Will be posting when I have some myself. Hopefully the water starts to warm up soon
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Posted 09 June 2020 - 07:45 PM

Out in Bedford basin today to check for mackerel.  No luck.

 

Fisherman Wharf ramp in Eastern Passage is closed.

 

Water temp in Bedford basin 8.2 C.


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Posted 17 June 2020 - 08:33 PM

Out at McNab's Lighthouse today in Halifax harbor.

Caught & release 48 pollock,  2 big pollock were taken home for dinner [15" & 17"]

3 mackerel were also caught.  One undersize mackerel release.

 

Water temp 11.1 C


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Posted 18 June 2020 - 07:28 AM

Thanks Gary. Is the Fisherman Wharf ramp in Eastern Passage still closed?


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#11 Gary11578

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Posted 18 June 2020 - 08:33 AM

Closed as of yesterday.  Will check later this afternoon.


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Posted 21 June 2020 - 09:56 AM

Out yesterday in the harbor, caught and release 1 mackerel and 1 pollock.

 

Eastern Passage ramp still closed.

 

Water temp was up to 17.5 C at McNabs lighthouse and 19.5 C at Bedford ramp.


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Posted 23 June 2020 - 02:33 PM

Eastern Passage ramp is back open.

 

Out earlier today and caught no mackerel or pollock.

Did catch and release 8" perch at McNabs lighthouse

 

Water temp 11.2C


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Posted 24 June 2020 - 08:37 AM

Heard some King Mackerel were caught off Sambro....Any one else hear that?


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Posted 28 June 2020 - 08:41 AM

Out yesterday in Halifax Harbour with Wife.  Wife caught 1 keeper and 4 releasers.

 

Water temp 14.8 C


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 05:41 AM

Out yesterday around McNab's Lighthouse

Mackerel caught 19 keepers and 12 releasers

Pollock 5 releasers

 

Water temp 14.4 C


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Posted 02 July 2020 - 12:10 PM

Out today

Mackerel caught, 1 keeper and 7 releasers

Pollock 2 released

 

Water temp 14.8 C


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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:22 PM

Out today with a friend off McNabs lighthouse

Caught mackerel 22 keepers and 110 releasers.

Caught pollock 9 keepers and a lot of releasers.

 

Water temp 14.8 C


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Posted 04 July 2020 - 03:03 PM

Out with John between Lawlor Island and McNabs island today.

Caught 27 keepers and 120 releasers.

John caught the most fish.

 

Water temp 14.8 C


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Posted 05 July 2020 - 06:01 PM

Out with the wife today in Halifax harbor

Caught 19 keepers and 22 releasers

 

Also 2 pollock releases

 

Water temp 14.8 C


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