Ashlyn Muzechenko of The Dalles, decked this 35-inch halibut on her 11th birthday while fishing with family Saturday aboard the Tacklebuster out of Tradewinds Charters of Depoe Bay. Captain Jeurgen Turner drove the vessel through moderate winds to the Chicken Ranch, about 22 miles southwest of the harbor, where the birthday girl and all other anglers aboard hooked into halibut at 600 feet. “It was fun, difficult and terrible, because I got seasick,” recalled Ashlyn, who had her sea legs by trip’s end.For the complete article see the 06-12-2013 issue.
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