Mar 19, 2018 by Mark Yuasa
Preliminary salmon fishing options come to light, and Puget Sound anglers could see more time on the water

State fisheries and Pacific Fishery Management Council developed ocean salmon fishing options, and some early work was made for Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca fisheries at meetings that ended last week in Sonoma, California. Chinook and coho returns are still in the recovery phase after several grim...

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Feb 26, 2018 by Mark Yuasa
UPDATED: More 2018 salmon news coming to light ahead of Tuesday WDFW forecast meeting in Lacey

With the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) salmon forecast meeting looming on the near horizon – Tuesday, Feb. 27 – to be exact we now have word leaking out on early expectations for the 2018 fishing seasons. “We are still compiling the tables so they aren’t complete yet...

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Feb 28, 2017 by Tom Nelson
The 2017 Salmon Forecasts!

A sure sign of spring after a long winter is the annual arrival of our salmon forecasts and the "North of Falcon" meetings. Interest in the season setting process has never been higher due to last year's lack of agreement between the State and Tribal co-managers. This delay in agreement virtually...

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Mar 02, 2015 by Tom Nelson
The 2015 Salmon Forecasts!

A sure sign of spring after a long winter is the annual arrival of our salmon forecasts and the "North of Falcon" meetings. I await the salmon forecast numbers like a kid waiting for Christmas morning. Hello, my name is Tom and I am a "salmon sicko". After watching the...

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Mar 02, 2014 by Tom Nelson
The 2014 Salmon Forecasts!!!

A sure sign of spring after a long winter is the annual arrival of our salmon forecasts and the "North of Falcon" meetings. I await the salmon forecast numbers like a kid waiting for Christmas morning. Hello, my name is Tom and I am a "salmon sicko". After watching the...

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Sep 23, 2013 by Tom Nelson
The 20th Annual Everett Coho Derby!

Two decades is a long time. To create and host a fishing event that lasts for two decades and seems to grow every year is a huge accomplishment. To build the largest salmon derby on the west coast, raise money for local fisheries enhancement and enjoy unquestioned public support is...

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Aug 28, 2013 by Tom Nelson
Looking Back On An Awesome August!

The word "awesome" has become a bit overused these days but I'm having a tough time coming up with words to describe a month that included the Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, Puget Sound,the San Juan Islands and a couple of days fishing with our heroic wounded servicemen. The first major...

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Feb 09, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

New State Record Lake Trout Caught Phil Colyar from Wenatchee just caught the new state record Mackinaw trout from Lake Chelan on Monday. The huge lake trout weighed 35 pounds, 10 ounces and beat the old state record by just 3 ounces. Colyar caught the fish in 270 feet of...

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Dec 01, 2012 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Humptulips and Satsop Kicking out Coho Patient anglers that waited until the end of the season to fill their freezers with coho were rewarded with great fishing this past week on the Humptulips and Satsop Rivers. Scott Sypher from Canyon Man’s Guide Service (206-518-4982) and Phil Stephens from Mystical Legends...

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Nov 01, 2011 by Guest
One-Thousandth Group Joins Coalition as Leaders Focus Congressional Attention on New Economic Report

WASHINGTON - One-thousand groups and businesses have joined in urging Congress to consider the economic impacts of the great outdoors and historic preservation as it makes critical decisions concerning America's fiscal health, the recently formed national coalition "America's Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation" announced today. At a press conference...

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