Portland Boat Show, January 13-17, Portland Expo Center,
O’Loughlin Trade Shows
Tri City Sportsmen Show, January 22-24, TRAC in Pasco, Shuyler
Washington Sportsmen’s Show, January 27-31, Puyallup, Fair
Grounds, O’Loughlin Trade Shows
Seattle Boat Show, January 29-February 6, CenturyLink, NW Marine
Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show, February 10-14, Portland
Expo Center, O’Loughlin Trade Shows
Central WA Sportsmen Show, February 19-21, Sundome, Yakima,
Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show, February 26-28, Town Toyota
Center, Shuyler Productions
Central OR Sportsmen’s Show, Deschutes Fair/Expo Center, Redmond,
O’Loughlin Trade Shows
Puget Sound Boat Show, March 17-20, Tacoma Dome, O’Loughlin
Fishing was fantastic this year in the saltwater with outstanding catches of up to a 405 pound halibut (by measurement) and a sport caught Chinook measured between 85.56 and 91.27 pounds according to the tape measurement.
FISH DOWN 90%
According to the chair for marine science at the National History Museum, commercial overfishing (slaughter) has caused populations of fish species to decline by 90% since 1950.
According to a Guest Editorial from the University of Washington, “...the long-term mortality of non-targeted wild salmon from (commercial) nets is 60%...”
BOLDT FOR HISTORY BUFFS
Now available – two printed pieces that shaped Northwest Fisheries; the original Boldt Decision in
reduced legal format – AND – a reduced copy of the newspaper titled “ Northwest Indian News”
published one month after the supreme court upheld Boldt’s ruling. See our BOLDT FOR HISTORY BUFFS
According to the American Sportfishing Assoc., anglers land only 2% of the total finfish caught while commercials land 98%.
per pound = $152.24,
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BAD FISHING GEAR
Anyone who encounters derelict fishing gear (abandoned gillnets, lost crab pots, etc.) in Washington’s marine area waters can now report their findings for removal toll free by calling
If you would like to help out and enhance fisheries in Snohomish County’s Lake Stevens you can make your tax deductible contribution to: CTEP c/o Jim Goerg, 621 SR 9 NE, #A-16, Lake Stevens, WA.
We were awarded the last Publication Of The Year by the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association.
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Check these out on our Fish Stickers page. Made of high quality heavy vinyl by an outdoor sign company, these are not the "wash-your-car-
and-decal-falls-off’ variety. Small ones for your window or large ones for your boat. 1st class stuff.
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