About Kent Cannon

My passion is fishing and hunting as well as traveling throughout the Northwest and writing about those adventures. I was separated from my job a few years ago due to the still ongoing economic downturn. I had spent years working, focusing on things that really were not near and dear to my heart all the while scrambling and climbing to what I perceived as the top. I of course did not realize what I was doing, because I was caught up in the moment, focusing on what I thought was the American dream. Crashing and pushing ever forward like a Lemming headed for a cliff, oblivious the world around me. I was more than a little bitter over loosing my job; it was a good job as far as jobs go and I was making a lot of money so I could live according to the manner in which I wanted to be accustomed. In the process of trying to find another job in an unfavorable economic climate I found something that I had left behind many years ago. I found me! That is how and why I started this website, looking for myself and sharing things that I found along the way. Even though I am older now, suffering a little from arthritis and my hair is now somewhat graying I still have fire in my belly for the next adventure. The more that I seek out my next adventure, the more excited I become!

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)  http://www.cbbulletin.com/438951.aspx 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: https://goo.gl/voE4xG FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: D. Scott Croft, 703-461-2864, SCroft@BoatUS.com Photo Available at: http://www.BoatUS.com/pressroom/previewImg/hiRes/1294.jpg 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 OREGON OCEAN SALMON ACTION NOTICE

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 (www.pcouncil.org). Seasons are not official until being given final approval by the … Continue reading

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 for use 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 … 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