Brief jaunts from my Anacortes home in recent days show evidence that Northwesterners are beginning to inch their way back to “normalcy” as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause restrictions on free travel. These scenes range from a young woman fly fishing Pass Lake to kids enjoying a makeshift teeter totter at West Beach, Deception […]
Sunday sun drew a countless number of adventurers out of the confines of home and into our beautiful outdoor “playground.” This fly fisherman spent a few hours paddling about Pass Lake on the south end of Fidalgo Island. Deception Pass Park and nearby Mt. Erie drew their usual sunny day crowds.
It’s a surprisingly large lake, so even when there are a couple of dozen fishermen it never seems crowded at Pass Lake in Deception Pass State Park. Fly fishermen flock to the lake during fair weather months, some pushing around in floats and other in the traditional rowboat.