Outdoors

OUTDOORS: Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Port Angeles; local angler hauls in huge Alaskan halibut

Forward momentum can be impossible to stop when the wheels of government get in motion. That’s the takeaway when taking a deep dive into the… Continue reading

 

OUTDOORS: Halibut date added to ocean fishery

Crabbing workshops coming to Clallam and Jefferson Counties

 

OUTDOORS: Strait is the spot to be for halibut this Saturday

THE STRAIT IS the place to be Saturday to fish for halibut on the North Olympic Peninsula. Marine Area’s 5 (Sekiu), 6 (East Strait of… Continue reading

 

OUTDOORS: Port Angeles trio haul in huge halibut

A trio of Port Angeles anglers landed the biggest halibut of the season — 190 pounds… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Ocean, Sekiu halibut seasons off to good start, rougher conditions inside Strait of Juan de Fuca

*Editors note: Updated to include reports on the halibut opener on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. ANOTHER HALIBUT OPENER is in the books with… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Halibut season opens Thursday

HALIBUT SEASON IS underway, with anglers targeting some of the most productive fishing grounds across the North Olympic Peninsula in today’s opener. Let’s hope for… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Lowland lake fishing opener set Saturday

THE FOURTH SATURDAY in April doubles as the lowland lake fishing opener in our state. Thousands of anglers will head out to fish lakes and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Salmon season-setting process broken

JUNE’S MEETING OF the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held June 14-15 in Port Angeles and the testimony arising out of the “open… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Shrimp season opens May 11

Kids Fishing Day set Saturday in Sequim

Sequim angler John Beath will discuss how to catch halibut in the waters off Washington and British Columbia at a meeting of the North Olympic Peninsula chapter of Puget Sound Anglers in Sequim.

Halibut season schedule, quota released

Expert angler John Beath to present at Puget Sound Anglers meeting

Sequim angler John Beath will discuss how to catch halibut in the waters off Washington and British Columbia at a meeting of the North Olympic Peninsula chapter of Puget Sound Anglers in Sequim.

OUTDOORS: Kids Fishing Derby st for Saturday at Lincoln Park Ponds

Experienced anglers still feel the thrill of a fish biting their line, that electric spark that shoots through your hands and keeps you coming back… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Chinook feeding on candlefish near Port Angeles

BLACKMOUTH ANGLERS HAVE taken advantage of the relatively benign weather and tidal conditions in recent weeks around the Port Angeles area, successfully jigging for chinook… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Hatchery chinook limit raised starting Friday in Marine Area 6

*Today refers to Friday, March 15. A TWO-HATCHERY chinook bag limit is back in effect for Marine Area 6 (Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca)… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Ocean coho quotas rising for summer season

A COHO QUOTA nearly four-times as large as last summer may await silver anglers off Neah Bay this July, August and September. Salmon season setting… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Derby anglers vying for $10K prize this weekend

ANGLERS FISHING IN the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby today through Sunday should expect all manner of conditions. Snow, rain, sunshine and cold temperatures all are… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Sequim’s Dave Croonquist seeking spot on state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission

Recreational angling advocate Dave Croonquist of Sequim is waiting to discover if he has received an appointment by Gov. Jay Inslee to… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Diggers struggle to find razor clams

DESPITE GOOD WEATHER and tides for two of three recent days of digging at Kalaloch, razor clam diggers still struggled to find clams. Results progressively… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Summer/fall salmon seasons beginning to take shape, could be a good year for coho

NORTH OF FALCON, the annual salmon season setting process in which federal, state and tribal fishery managers plan the area’s recreation and commercial salmon seasons,… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: NOAA researchers seeking clues on salmon survival

RESEARCHERS WITH THE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have set out for the Gulf of Alaska to determine what influences whether Pacific salmon stocks… Continue reading

MARKSMANSHIP: Port Angeles’ Maggard aiming for Navy JROTC championship in Alabama

Hundreds, if not thousands of hours of practice have honed the sharpshooting skills of Port Angeles freshman Cheyenne Maggard who competes in… Continue reading