Photos by Tag: fishing

March 12th, 2020

Fishing boats tie up in Anacortes

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.

January 24th, 2020

Let’s go fishing

Friday afternoon was beautiful, a fact not lost on these fishermen at Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park.

September 11th, 2011

Fishing the Skagit

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 […]

September 14th, 2010

Relaxed Monday

The often bustling Heart Lake shoreline was quiet Monday, affording this fisherman the opportunity to spend a relaxing afternoon with few “neighbors” to distract him.

June 26th, 2010

Line in the water

It’s Saturday, it’s sunny and school’s out. A great time to grab a fishing pole and head for the beach. In this case, the rocks off Fidalgo Bay at the base of Cap Sante.

May 5th, 2010

Kids fishing derby

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 […]

May 6th, 2009

Lines in water

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 […]

February 2nd, 2009

Fishin’ buddies

I think these fly fishermen were just sharing a brief visit before getting back to business Sunday at Pass Lake. After a few minutes together, one paddled away in search of “the catch.”

November 10th, 2008

Fishing history

Visit this interpretive display, located on 5th Street about a half-block from the Guemes Ferry terminal. This community was once renowned as the salmon canning capital of the world.

September 10th, 2008

Fishing the pass

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 […]

April 27th, 2008

New season

Sunday, Day II of the new freshwater fishing season, was a busy one, as evidenced by this scene at Heart Lake in Anacortes. Lake Erie was busy, too, as was Pass Lake. Pass is a fly-fishing lake, no boat motors.

April 2nd, 2008

Gone fishin’

Google “the good life” and you’ll likely find a photo like this one, taken last weekend off Cypress Island during the Anacortes Salmon Derby.

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