WDFW Authorizes Cooke Aquaculture To Transfer Atlantic Salmon To Puget Sound Net Pens

WDFW Authorizes Cooke Aquaculture To Transfer Atlantic Salmon To Puget Sound Net Pens Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 (PST)http://www.cbbulletin.com/441415.aspx This article was produced by Columbia Basin Bulletin, if you are interested in what is happening in that watershed you should subscribe via the link above. ~It boggles my mind … Continue reading

NEWPORT, Ore.—Sport anglers can no longer retain cabezon effective Friday, Aug. 17 at 11:59 p.m.

NEWPORT, Ore.—Sport anglers can no longer retain cabezon effective Friday, Aug. 17 at 11:59 p.m. The recreational Cabezon harvest is predicted to reach its quota of 16.8 metric tons by Friday, partly because the average weight of cabezon landed this year is higher than usual, and bottomfish effort has been … Continue reading

General Marine Fish Bag Limit Decreasing to 4 Fish Beginning July 1

Beginning July 1, 2018, the general marine fish bag limit will decrease to 4 fish per angler per day.  The general marine fish bag limit includes all species of rockfish (yelloweye rockfish prohibited at all times), greenlings, skates, and all other marine species not listed on pages 81-82 of the … Continue reading

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