WDFW, UW To Study How Growing Wolf Population Affecting Other Wildlife Species

WDFW, UW To Study How Growing Wolf Population Affecting Other Wildlife Species Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 (PST) The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the University of Washington have launched a collaborative study to determine how eight years of growth in the state’s wolf population is affecting … Continue reading

NOAA Fisheries Reconvening Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task Force In March

NOAA Fisheries Reconvening Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task Force In March Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 (PST) NOAA Fisheries announced this week that it is reconvening the Pinniped-Fishery Interaction Task Force to evaluate the implementation of the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho pinniped removal authority authorized by NOAA Fisheries on … Continue reading

ProMariner Prosport Plus digital 20 AMP electronic charger

I ordered a ProMariner Prosport Plus digital 20 AMP electronic charger in my Great Alaskan Offshore. I will relate or at least attempt to relate my experience from ordering through installation. Hopefully this will give someone who is thinking about installing an on-board charger some insight as to the process. … Continue reading

Fix the Renewable Fuel Standard – Add Your Voice

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a broken policy that is forcing more ethanol into the nation’s gasoline supply. The only way to meet this federal government mandate is to increase the amount of gasoline that must be blended with greater than 10% ethanol. These higher blends, 15%, 20% and … Continue reading

Public Input Sought on 2017 Central Coast Spring All-Depth Dates

Public Input Sought on 2017 Central Coast Spring All-Depth Dates Reminder:  there will be a public meeting on Monday, Feb 6 at 6 pm at the ODFW Marine Resources Program conference room (2040 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR) to get input on the 2017 Central Oregon Coast Spring All-Depth … Continue reading

2017 Oregon Recreational Bottomfish Season

New for 2017 Recreational Bottomfish Season NEW-Descending Devices Mandatory Any vessel fishing for, or possessing, bottomfish in the ocean must have a functional descending device onboard, and use when releasing any rockfish outside of 30 fathoms. Functional descending device means one that is ready to be used. There are a … Continue reading

Old Abe, the Birdman of Cline Falls

Old Abe I don’t much recall old Abe’s last name, but I do remember standing bare foot at a distance while he spoke with my dad. Dad seemed to have a knack for attracting those who at first seemed less fortunate and Abe was no exception. My dad ran a … Continue reading

Why? Sport Crabber Sinks

Why? Sport Crabber Sinks! Ever wonder why so many sport crabbers  are lost each year on the Oregon coast? Obviously many sport crabbers don’t question their mortality either! For starters, the lurker lives in the ocean, he doesn’t care whether you are an old salt, male, female, black or white … Continue reading

Paula J, Last Run of The Season #57

Paula J, Last Run of The Season Looking at the forecast this last weekend, I saw a window for one last tuna run. At the time I was in Redmond Oregon attending a celebration of life, the window was opening the following day, Monday with what looked like the best … Continue reading