Tied up this week at the Trident Seafoods dock on the Guemes Channel were the Northwestern, the Viking and the Oregon. Northwestern is an Alaskan crab, Pacific cod, and salmon tendering fishing vessel featured in the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch.
Beautiful weather and the lure of salmon drew hundreds of fishermen to the Skagit River in recent days. This photograph was taken from Riverside Park in Mount Vernon. The pink salmon run is bringing an estimated six million salmon into the Puget Sound rivers, with about 1.2 million of those headed up the Skagit. Beaches […]
Three-year-old Rory Fischbach was one of dozens of delighted children who landed trout during the opening hours of the 2010 Kids Fishing Derby at Heart Lake. The derby, sponsored by the City Parks and Recreation Department, drew incredible volunteer support from businesses and organizations including Ace Hardware and the local chapter of the Puget Sound […]
There are times, such as a recent morning drive across Deception Pass, when I might as well be shooting in black and white. These are busy days at the state park, fishermen doing their thing from boats and shore. I heard a family story of fresh lingcod delivered to the door … I could use […]
This fisherman appears to know his way around. He made a bee-line for the south end of Pass Island at Deception Pass Wednesday evening, tossing a line in at a time when tides were kind to his small boat. Wasn’t able to stay long enough to see whether the fish were striking … but this […]