Traditional Norwegian Boat, Nordlandsbåt

Traditional Norwegian boat from Northern Norway. It’s called “Nordlandsbåt” in Norwegian I ran across this boat on Facebook. Love the lines! Developed ages ago, and I would guess just the sight of a full sized Nordlandsbåt raiding vessel with these lines would strike fear into British, and French and anyone else … Continue reading

Spring Chinook Fishing Extended With Increased Bag Limit; So Far, Jacks Passage Very Low

Spring Chinook Fishing Extended With Increased Bag Limit; So Far, Jacks Passage Very Low Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018 (PST)With high river flows, low visibility and an apparent lack of angling success, Washington and Oregon extended spring chinook angling downstream of Bonneville Dam and increased the bag limit for … Continue reading

Halibut Update through week 20 (May 20) there is not an all-depth halibut opener this week, June 1-3*

Halibut Update through week 20 (May 20) *Correction; there is not an all-depth halibut opener this week, June 1-3*   Columbia River Subarea All-Depth—CLOSED, not enough quota remains for additional openings. Nearshore—there have been no landings in the Columbia River Subarea nearshore fishery yet.  The remaining quota from the all-depth season has been … Continue reading

‘No-Go’ Zone To Protect Foraging Orcas…Puget Sound Boaters Asked To Observe

    ‘No-Go’ Zone To Protect Foraging Orcas Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018 (PST) State fish and wildlife managers are asking anglers and other boaters to avoid an area along the west side of San Juan Island in an effort to protect a dwindling population of southern resident killer … Continue reading

Study Reviews Larval Sea Lice Biology; Models Spread, Infection From Aquaculture Facilities

Study Reviews Larval Sea Lice Biology; Models Spread, Infection From Aquaculture Facilities Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018 (PST)  http://www.cbbulletin.com/440646.aspx A natural parasite that can infect salmon, it has been thought that sea lice can be transferred from farmed salmon in net pens along Canada’s east and west coasts, but … Continue reading

Where Big Ethanol is King, Many Prefer Ethanol-Free Gas

Where Big Ethanol is King, Many Prefer Ethanol-Free Gas Report: More ethanol-free fuel sold in Iowa than E15 and all flex fuels combined DES MOINES, Iowa, May 3, 2018 – Even in Iowa, it appears many Hawkeye State residents aren’t fond of ethanol fuels mandated by the federal government’s Renewable … Continue reading

Salmon Farms Not Being Managed Adequately To Protect Wild Fish

Canadian Audit Finds Salmon Farms Not Being Managed Adequately To Protect Wild Fish Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 (PST) Canada released an audit of salmon aquaculture along the coasts of British Columbia and provinces of the eastern seaboard, an industry that in 2016 was the fourth largest in the … Continue reading