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Dave Johnson caught this chinook while fishing off of Neah Bay. The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted ocean salmon season recommendations on Wednesday.

OUTDOORS: Neah Bay salmon season opening June 22

Coastal Cleanup targets Jefferson County state parks April 20

Anglers enjoyed a successful fishing outing out of Sekiu in 2021 with captain Tom Burlingame and Excel Fishing Charters.

OUTDOORS: Bigger halibut limit, more days to fish

Halibut season is coming up quickly in April with some positive changes for halibut anglers. The annual limit will be raised to six fish from… Continue reading

Anglers enjoyed a successful fishing outing out of Sekiu in 2021 with captain Tom Burlingame and Excel Fishing Charters.
Frosty Moss relay.

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Frosty Moss Relay coming this Saturday

The first Peninsula Adventure Sports endurance event of the year takes place Saturday with beautiful early spring weather and clever costumes and… Continue reading

Frosty Moss relay.

OUTDOORS: Bottomfish limits, management topic of WDFW public meeting

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. March 20 to discuss management options for… Continue reading

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Floats for the City of Port Angeles' boat launch on Ediz Hook sit on the ground near the launch on Friday after they were removed to prevent storm damage.

OUTDOORS: Port Angeles anglers staring at limited boat launch options ahead of April's halibut opener

Ediz Hook Boat Launch floats damaged by storms and waves, manufacturer out of business

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Floats for the City of Port Angeles' boat launch on Ediz Hook sit on the ground near the launch on Friday after they were removed to prevent storm damage.
Janell McCullough caught this good-sized hatchery chinook while fishing off of Sekiu over the Marine Area 5 salmon opener last weekend.

OUTDOORS: State salmon forecasts released

Chinook down a bit; coho should be solid

Janell McCullough caught this good-sized hatchery chinook while fishing off of Sekiu over the Marine Area 5 salmon opener last weekend.
Peninsula Adventure Sports’ Olympic Adventure Trail run returns April 13. Here, Debbie Proctor of Vancouver (307) and Sherry Xiong of Port Angeles (343) run in the half-marathon of the OAT Run in 2021. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

PENINSULA ADVENTURE SPORTS: Trail running season begins this spring

There are a number of trail running events and activities coming up this spring on the Olympic Peninsula and now is the… Continue reading

Peninsula Adventure Sports’ Olympic Adventure Trail run returns April 13. Here, Debbie Proctor of Vancouver (307) and Sherry Xiong of Port Angeles (343) run in the half-marathon of the OAT Run in 2021. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

OUTDOORS: Razor clam digging reopens today

Razor clam diggers can look forward to more digging on coastal beaches beginning today, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife coastal shellfish managers… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Puget Sound halibut season starts April 4

Sequim Dave Croonquist represents sports anglers in halibut season negotiations and participated in the International Pacific Halibut Commission meeting last week in Anchorage, Alaska. “As… Continue reading

Runners take on the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K in February 2023. The event returns this Saturday. (Run the Peninsula)

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run returns Saturday

The fifth annual Run the Peninsula series begins Saturday with the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K west of Port Angeles. The race takes place… Continue reading

Runners take on the Elwha Bridge 5K/10K in February 2023. The event returns this Saturday. (Run the Peninsula)
Professional snowboarder Jason Robinson will introduce the snowboarding film “Flying High Again” at the Field Arts & Events Hall tonight. (Courtesy photo)

OUTDOORS: Pro snowboarder to introduce ‘Flying High Again'

Professional snowboarder and local resident Jason Robinson will introduce Flying High Again, the latest award-winning film from Teton Gravity Research in its… Continue reading

Professional snowboarder Jason Robinson will introduce the snowboarding film “Flying High Again” at the Field Arts & Events Hall tonight. (Courtesy photo)

OUTDOORS: WDFW approves razor clam digs this week

Razor clam diggers can look forward to more digging on coastal beaches this week, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife coastal shellfish managers… Continue reading

The Frosty Moss Team Relay was held in May in 2021 and this year will move to March 16. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Peninsula Adventure Sports announces 2024 calendar

Peninsula Adventure Sports, a leading organizer of outdoor endurance events on the Olympic Peninsula, announced this week its 2024 race calendar featuring… Continue reading

The Frosty Moss Team Relay was held in May in 2021 and this year will move to March 16. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

OUTDOORS: Razor clam dig on starting Wednesday

Diggers got the go-ahead from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Thursday to proceed with razor clam digs running through Sunday. “We had a… Continue reading

Eleanor Jones, 11, of Sequim (No. 112) leads the pack at the beginning of the Run the Peninsula’s Jamestown Glow Run in Blyn late Saturday afternoon. Jones won the women’s 5K as more than 450 runners participated. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)

RUN THE PENINSULA: More than 450 run through the gloaming in Blyn

More than 450 runners were treated to a pleasant evening and beautiful Christmas lights at the Jamestown tribal campus in the annual Jamestown… Continue reading

Eleanor Jones, 11, of Sequim (No. 112) leads the pack at the beginning of the Run the Peninsula’s Jamestown Glow Run in Blyn late Saturday afternoon. Jones won the women’s 5K as more than 450 runners participated. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)

OUTDOORS: Steelhead season includes Hoh River study

SPECIAL RULES ALLOWING fishing from a floating device on two sections of the Hoh River and expanded boat fishing on the Sol Duc River are… Continue reading

Steelhead fishing on the outer coastal rivers in Olympic National Park is closed beginning Monday. (Chase Gunnel/WDFW)

OUTDOORS: Olympic National Park closing coastal steelhead rivers

To protect declining populations of wild steelhead, Olympic National Park is closing the Queets, Salmon and Quinault rivers to sport fishing Monday.… Continue reading

Steelhead fishing on the outer coastal rivers in Olympic National Park is closed beginning Monday. (Chase Gunnel/WDFW)

AREA SPORTS: Winterfest gala tix still available for Saturday celebration

Tickets are still available for Saturday’s Winterfest 2023, a fundraiser for the Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading