Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish managers will release “early winter” hatchery steelhead into inland lakes again this year, now that federal fisheries officials have decided to conduct a full-scale environmental impact analysis of all Puget Sound hatchery steelhead programs. This follows the same action last year, which put a bunch of 10+ […]
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Every year WDFW opens one weekend of the year, the first weekend in June, to everyone who doesn’t have a fishing license. Anglers must still follow the regulations, including special rules, limits, etc.., but they do not need a fishing license. Catch records cards may still be needed for certain fisheries, so check out the […]
Hunting and fishing are great hobbies for those interested in eating healthy and local foods. But where can you find the best game and the best catch? Here are some of the best catches from different regions. British Columbia British Columbia, Canada is home to some of the best hunting in the world. There […]
On May 30th Yeager’s is hosting a Hobie First Cast kayak fishing clinic. The event will include a seminar by Brad Hole, a Hobie sponsored guide and owner of Kayak Fishing Washington. Registration includes the rental of a Hobie Mirage Kayak, instruction and lunch at Lake Padden. Give Yeagers a call for details and to […]
Presented by: Frank Urabeck & Tony Bakke WHEN: Tuesday, June 9th @ 6:00pm WHERE: Round Table Pizza 1145 E. Sunset Drive (Bellingham) Learn about techniques, gear, and tactics for Sockeye fishing in the Skagit System and on Baker Lake!
This year give the adventurous father in your life something he’ll really use. Another tie or cologne might be traditional, but this Father’s Day encourage him to pursue his outdoor interests with the right tools to keep him safe and get the most out of his favorite hobbies. Here are some ideas to get you […]
Opening day is soon to be upon us! A nice list of lakes will open on April 25th. With a short list of fishing activities this time of year, it will be nice to have a bunch of lakes opening up. For stocking reports, check http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/plants/statewide/ . For local lakes info check out the fishing access […]
WDFW is calling for public comments or proposals for freshwater fishing rule changes to sport opportunity in the Puget Sound region. If you have any ideas take a few minutes to submit them. You can propose a fishing rule change online at: wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/rule_proposals/ or obtain a submission form by calling (360) 902-2700.
Ever since our ancestors first cast a line into a body of water and pulled out their first fish, the hobby and sport of fishing has thrilled and excited generations of people. Unlike some other hobbies though, fishing is constantly evolving based on dozens of variables and external conditions. Here are some accessories you can […]
Konocti: A tranquil fishing resort Finding new fishing destinations are fairly easy to come by down the West Coast of the United States. But finding a nice tranquil spot that has something different to offer can be an intriguing prospect. One such place that we recently stumbled across was the Konocti Vista Casino that looks […]