Tag Archives: oleshakaipass

  1. 2020 Preparations Continue!

    There are some busy little beavers at the lodge!  Here are the latest in the updates going on at Ole's Lodge to ensure greater comfort for guests and to help the Lodge withstand the test of time and the west coast environment....  New under under building supports, new insulation and...

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  2. “Peppermint Patty’s” very own Christmas Favorite Cookie

    No Charlie Brown Christmas is complete without Peppermint Patty's favorite cookie made simple with a Chocolate cake mix with a few additions! 1 box cake mix (use chocolate for this recipe) 2 eggs 1/3 cup oil Mix the 3 ingredients above to form the cookie dough… Roll the dough into...

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  3. Happy Landings

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfknXIvvxbY

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  4. Getting Tanked

    At Ole's "Getting Tanked" has a whole different meaning!  Last spring we worked on the outsides and Keel cooling along with  the power generators.... This fall it is all about the guts of the barge.... Out with the old wood supports for the inner workings of the water water system...

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  5. The Last Hat

    After 22 memorable summers in Hakai Pass, the bittersweet time has come for me to hang up my hat and step away from what has been central to my life, and my family, for what seems like forever. There are days I forget that there was a time before Ole’s,...

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  6. Fishin’ Pardners

    It has been said that finding a fishing partner is harder than finding a wife.  The Man with the Hat knew this; he had his way of doing things in the boat--every fisherman does--exactly where you place the knife, the rod, the gaff, etc. Having someone else in the boat,...

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  7. Welcome to the Decade Club Brett!

    This Year we celebrate 10 years of fishing and friendship with Brett Tanner!  This year for the first time Brett was joined by his son Derek who was on hand to add his congrats to ours! Tight lines and Fish Tales Brett, this toast is for you!

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  8. Passing The Torch

    The Man with the Hat hangs it up for a spell while Joel takes over.... ( just for a little while )  Picture courtesy Mike Eliasen

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  9. # 6 – Dark

    Drifting in the water and in his mind he seemed an observer of himself, looking down from above on the blackness of the water, reflections of the night sky still visible through recent cloud cover glittering and disappearing and reappearing.  The two rectangular reflective patches on his shoulders were still...

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  10. # 5 – “Cold”

    He thought about how far he might have drifted by now from where he fell in. It had been high slack late that afternoon, and just at the tail end is when the Hali hit.  So it would be ebbing now, he knew it was still early in the change. ...

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  11. # 4 – “Sound”

    The boat was further than it sounded. When sound travels across the water it is amplified; as the water cools the air near the surface it slows the sound waves down, bending them allowing more of the sound to reach you.  He knew this; he listened intently, trying to discern...

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  12. # 2 – “Time”

    Time seemed to stand still, a calmness overtook the water, the man with the Hat bobbing just a little.  Having gotten control of his breathing he turned his attention to time.  How long had he been in the water, how long could he be in the water, how long how...

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  13. Welcome Aboard Jenna Krug

    Please help us welcome Jenna Krug to Ole's 2017 team.  Jenna is currently in her fifth year as a Kinesiology major at the University of Victoria and has been coaching  girls Southern Vancouver Island Basketball as well as the Special Olympics Basketball team as well as captaining the University of...

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