Blackmouth still biting in the San Juans
The hottest item on the outdoor scene remains the winter blackmouth action in the San Juan Islands, and from reports, it?s been smokin? up that way. Kevin John at Holiday Sports in Burlington said ?fishing?s been outstanding since before the Resurrection Derby? on Dec. 5-6.
In brief: Bald eagle numbers grow on Lake Coeur d?Alene - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 PST
The number of bald eagles has nearly doubled since last week for their annual gathering to feast on kokanee spawning in the northeast corner of Lake Coeur d?Alene. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist, counted 66 bald eagles Tuesday ? 58 adults and eight immature birds ? in the Wolf Lodge Bay area. That?s up from 34 eagles counted Dec. 10 during her weekly survey. Two ...
Hunting and fishing: Goose, duck hunting good
Reports reaching this desk put the goose and duck hunting as good, maybe great. Goose hunters are shooting mostly limits. Some duck hunters are also, but others are waiting for the northerns to arrive, as they put it.
2015 American Made Outdoor Gear Awards finalists announced
ARCATA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Made Outdoor Gear Award, which annually celebrates the stories of companies with a commitment to American manufacturing and sourcing in the outdoor ...
Tom's of Maine Gives $500,000 to Inspirational Nonprofits Across the Nation
KENNEBUNK, Maine, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to give back. Today, 51 nonprofit organizations will be able to give back more in local communities as winners of the Tom's of Maine sixth ...
Dredging project begins in Independence
Gerke Excavating workers dredge Bugle Lake in Independence Wednesday, part of a project to remove sediment that has choked the lake in recent years. The project is estimated to cost $2.3 million and officials hope work on the project is finished by May 15.
Turkey to abound at Whidbey community dinners
Two hundred turkeys and 100 hams are being prepared for one massive community feast in Oak Harbor on Thanksgiving Day.
Best of The Northwest 2014: Breakout Breweries Break the Mold
The virtual tsunami of brewed wonders in this soggy, mildewey corner of the US has produced this list below, and what a flippin' roster of miracles it is!