SEA LION LUNCH: Seine boats were out in force this past week catching chum salmon off the coast of Parksville Qualicum Beach. Sea lions and gulls

SEA LION LUNCH: Seine boats were out in force this past week catching chum salmon off the coast of Parksville Qualicum Beach. Sea lions and gulls

Sea lion lunch off Qualicum Beach

Sea lions and gulls, like the ones above, are taking advantage of a large chum salmon run this year

SEA LION LUNCH: Seine boats were out in force this past week catching chum salmon off the coast of Parksville Qualicum Beach. Sea lions and gulls, like the ones above, also took advantage of the run.