OUTDOORS: Hunters now have wardrobe options with addition of fluorescent pink

PINK OUTFITS CAN now be worn legally by hunters in our state. During the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature passed Senate Bill 5148 that… Continue reading


OUTDOORS: Vacationing with my fine, feathered friend

Plus: Applications for WDFW sport fishing group due by end of November


BIG HURT: Endurance race set Saturday in Port Angeles

Features mountain biking, kayaking, road cycling and running segments


OUTDOORS: No lack of activities available during Fall

THE FINAL THROES of the summer saltwater salmon season, plenty of returning coho and a few chinook in West End Rivers, deer turning skittish, mushrooms… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Modern firearm deer season prospects for North Olympic Peninsula hunters

WITH MODERN FIREARM deer season getting underway Saturday, Oct. 12, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has released its annual season prospective for the… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Proposed fall razor clam dates unveiled; bag limit increase proposal

LAST WEEK THE outdoors column featured an extended interview with Fish and Wildlife Department Coastal Shellfish Manager Dan Ayres on razor clam prospects for the… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Coming rains could push coho along

A WEEKEND FORECAST full of rain is a bummer for anglers in the short term, but could provide the push needed to move the bigger… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Coho effort rising as silvers slip past

By Michael Carman Peninsula Daily News Coho fishing has picked up in Marine Area 6 (Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca), in effort, if not… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Albacore fishing an adventure off La Push

Last weekend for recreational crabbing

OUTDOORS: Hurricane Ridge joining forces with other independent ski areas

Offering access to multiple resorts with new Indy Pass

OUTDOORS: A silver smolt success story

A FISH SUCCESS story while anglers wait for silvers to stream down the Strait of Juan de Fuca in bigger numbers: coho catch totals are… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Banner fishing days along the kelp line

Also: DFW seeks fishing guide advisers; hunters eligible to buy unsold deer and elk tags

OUTDOORS: Lyre River Conservation Area offers Strait-side solitude

A MISSED TURN turned out to provide one of the better walks I’ve enjoyed recently as well as a possible beach casting spot along the… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: State Fish and Wildlife Commission approves big funding request

Guide logbooks approved; Anglers meet Tuesday in Port Townsend

OUTDOORS: More pinks showing up along Strait

Pinks are running in pretty good numbers through the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Neah Bay all the way to Port… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Hatchery king fishing hit or miss along Strait of Juan de Fuca

DEJA VU ALL over again in the salmon fishery to paraphrase the late, great Yogi Berra. It’s a report similar to last Friday as salmon… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Area 9 anglers seek success at Midchannel Bank

SALMON SEASON IS underway, finally, in the waters of Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet). Hatchery chinook retention is only open through Sunday, so anglers targeting… Continue reading