The US Army Corps of Engineers Wants to End SantiamSummer Steelhead. What’s Next? For many members of the Association of Northwest Steelheaders, summer steelhead are the gateway species to a more robust and diversified heritage of fishing in the Pacific Northwest. They’re easier to catch at a time when more families … Continue reading
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. 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
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
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
Building a Halibut Gaff Not so hard to do! A few months ago, somebody posted on IFish about building a custom gaff. I have been contemplating building a custom six foot gaff for several years. A few of the guys followed up by posting photos and brief how to comments … Continue reading
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 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
Clean up! Years ago, we were fishing below the hatchery on the Sandy. Looked like a garbage dump! We carried out four large garbage bags full, when we left. Show some class, clean up every time you go and every trip will be awesome!
It’s a scary world out there! Be careful!