Outdoors

OUTDOORS: Chrome hatchery steelhead caught on Bogachiel

Salmon reports from off Sekiu, Neah Bay and Port Angeles

 

OUTDOORS: Plenty of bait in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Hatchery chinook plentiful off Sekiu

 

A view from the top

Backcountry skiers hike back down a trail toward the Obstruction Point Road parking lot in Olympic National Park on Sunday, June… Continue reading

 

OUTDOORS BRIEFS: Recreational crab season opens

Spot shrimp limit reached in Marine Area 6

OUTDOORS: Salmon season kicks into gear off Port Angeles, Sekiu

THE SILVER FLASH of sunlight glinting off salmon swimming close to the surface and the ensuing electrical charge that courses through an angler as they… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Crabbing season begins Thursday

Discovery Bay closed to shrimp for season

OUTDOORS: Inside waters off Neah Bay yield chinook on salmon opener

KING FISHING OPENED slow on the open ocean, both in terms of effort and angler success, but the inside waters of the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Registration open for GOAT Run, Big Hurt

While other races have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration is being taken for the Greater Olympic Adventure Run and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: A different sort of salmon opener

Plus: 95-pound halibut caught at Rock Pile

OUTDOORS: Enough halibut quota likely remains for June dates; August outings possible for leftover fish

THE PROSPECTS FOR completing the remaining number of scheduled halibut openings in June is looking positive, and there may be some quota poundage left over… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Shrimping a tasty option

Hoh River closed; some beaches open

OUTDOORS: Recreate for free this weekend

WET A LINE or visit a state park on the state’s dime this weekend. No fishing license is needed to take part in the state… Continue reading

Recreational business survey seeks input for Legislature

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is requesting participation in a survey about outdoor recreational tourism and activities that affect businesses. The survey is at tinyurl.com/pdn-recreationsurvey.… Continue reading

Visiting Madison Falls

Frank Wuren of Silverdale checks his cellphone at the base of Madison Creek Falls on the north edge of Olympic National… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Elwha River summer steelhead on the rebound

New short film documents in-river research surveys

Storm King trail among those now open

Olympic National Park allows hiking with proper social distancing

New Supervisor selected for the Olympic National Forest

Kelly Lawrence, the former Naches District Ranger on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, is the new Olympic National Forest supervisor. Lawrence took over Tuesday.… Continue reading