Ethanol: Take 5 Minutes Today to Have Your Say

BoatUS: Take 5 Minutes Today to Have Your Say on Ethanol How much ethanol do you want in your gas in 2018? ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 22, 2017 – The battle to protect your boat’s engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on … Continue reading

The Paula J; a slide show #57

Building the Paula J, a slide show I put together this slide show of Building the Paula J. It might be helpful for those who are considering a boat build. I started building her in June of 2015, and launched in the 2nd week of July 2016. It was a … Continue reading

Central OR Coast Nearshore Halibut Season to Close 11:59 pm Sunday, July 30

The Central Oregon Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.) recreational Pacific halibut season will be closing at 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 30. The quota is anticipated to be met at that time. Total landings through July 23 have been 26,073 pounds, leaving 2,824 pounds of the 28,897 quota … Continue reading

Halibut Update through Week 24 (June 5 – June 11)

Halibut Update through Week 24 (June 5 – June 11) Columbia River Subarea All-Depth— this fishery will be open for one additional day, this Saturday, June 17, 2017. After the most recent openings in Washington, the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has determined that there is enough quota … Continue reading

Spring Chinook Return Downgraded To Half Of Early Season Prediction; Angling Closed

Spring Chinook Return Downgraded To Half Of Early Season Prediction; Angling Closed Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 (PST) A regional advisory committee that forecasts Columbia River salmon runs so fisheries managers can set recreational, commercial and tribal fisheries this week cut their early season run size prediction for … Continue reading

Getting ready to launch the Paula J for the Summer! #56

The weather has been less than ideal for working on the Paula J! With nearly constant rain, I have been unable to complete a few of the tasks on my launch punch list for the Paula J. I have some epoxy and painting to get done, but the rain has … Continue reading

BoatUS Skewers Latest ‘Big Ethanol’ Effort

NEWS From BoatUS Boat Owners Association of The United States 880 S. Pickett St., Alexandria VA 22304 Read this press release online at: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: D. Scott Croft, 703-461-2864, Photo Available at: BoatUS Skewers Latest ‘Big Ethanol’ Effort to Support Government Ethanol Mandate ALEXANDRIA, … Continue reading

Oregon Recreational Halibut Seasons Finalized

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Finalizes 2017 Recreational Halibut Seasons The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission (OFWC) finalized the 2017 Oregon recreational halibut seasons and regulations. The OFWC adopted mandatory descending devices for the recreational halibut fishery. It is mandatory to have a descending device onboard the vessel when … Continue reading

Commission Approves Oregon Ocean Salmon Seasons

4/21/17 ACTION NOTICE: The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission met today in Klamath Falls, Oregon and took action to adopt the suite of ocean recreational and commercial troll salmon seasons for state waters that were recently developed by the Pacific Fishery Management Council. In addition, the terminal area recreational and … Continue reading


4/11/17 OCEAN SALMON ACTION NOTICE: The Pacific Fishery Management Council finalized their recommendations for ocean salmon seasons on Tuesday, April 11. Draft copies of the adopted seasons will be available at the PMFC’s website in the near future ( Seasons are not official until being given final approval by the … Continue reading