6 ways to get out on the water if you don’t own a boat



Sailboats take to the waters of Lake Union for The Center for Wooden Boats’ 14th Annual Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D.

No boat? No friends with yachts? You can still sail, paddle or party on the water in the great Northwest.

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Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward program catch figures

Here is the latest update for the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from July 20-26 was 6,635 pikeminnow for 919 anglers, for a catch average of 7.2 fish per angler with 10 tags recovered compared to July 13-19 was 6,925 pikeminnow for 1,042 anglers, for a...

Washington Outdoor Women Fall Workshop is Sept. 18-20 in North Bend

The Washington Outdoor Women (WOW) is hosting a Fall Women and Girls Weekend Workshop to learn the basics of fishing, hunting and other outdoor skills on Sept. 18-20 at Camp Waskowitz in North Bend. The workshop coordinated by WOW, a non-profit program dedicated to teaching women outdoor skills and natural resource stewardship, targets getting women ages...

Guide Anton Jones reports Lake Chelan lake trout action still going strong

Here is the latest fishing report from Anton Jones of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service: Our mid-summer pattern of trolling for Lake Trout on Chelan early in the morning on the Bar with a sprinkling of big fish continues hot.   Also continuing hot is trolling the face of Manson Bay in the evenings for...

Tony Floor’s Tackle Box filled with many late-summer king salmon options

Big king salmon drive me nuts: cool, chrome, and, compared to a normal July-August king salmon, a 6-point bull elk! Here in Puget Sound, mature Chinook salmon are typically three to four years old, averaging 10 to 20 pounds. Kings over 20 pounds are traditionally the exception, not the norm. Coastal rivers, such as the...