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Kitsap coaches share favorite fishing memories

Scott Orness, North Kitsap boys basketball coach: My love for fishing and hunting came from my mom’s side of the family. My dad didn’t fish. I have to thank my grandfather, John Jensen, for teaching me not just how to tie knots, but also the importance of conservation: only catching/killing if you are going to respect the fish/animal and use every part.     In my 30s, I got the chance to pay it back […]

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Time passes quickly when fishing with grandkids

I love fishing with my grandkids any chance that I can. With social distancing restrictions, it has been a long time since my wife and I have seen our grandkids in person. We were thrilled to have the opportunity this past week when Owen, Ayden and their parents came up for the day. We traveled in separate cars to the fishing destination and socialized at a distance. It was great being able to fish with […]

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Try these eastern Idaho fishing spots for Memorial Day weekend

Bear Lake: Known for its turquoise blue water, this massive lake which sits in both Idaho and Utah is always a popular spot. Trophy cutthroat and lake trout swim these waters, but you will need a boat and a tackle box of silver spoons or crankbaits to get the job done. Troll between 35–55 feet for lake trout and cutthroats. Trout limit is 2; only those cutthroat trout with a clipped adipose fin, as evidenced […]

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Fishing: There’s More To It Than Just Catching Fish

Many people consider fishing to be boring and pointless, especially since you can get any fish you want at the store.  But there’s more to fishing than holding a pole and pulling fish out of water. If you grew up around people who loved to fish and do it yourself quite often, there’s no need for convincing. However, if you’re unsure of why fishing is special, take a look at the details in this article. […]

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Fishing at Henrys Lake promises to be excellent

“Henrys Lake should be excellent fishing this year,” Jenn Vincent, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Regional Fishery Biologist said this week. “We had a great spawning season with over 1,000 fish running into the hatchery, a great winter survival after a great end of the year fishing last fall and winter. We saw some large cutthroats run into the hatchery this spring, so we are looking forward to a great opening on May 23. […]

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BILL HOWARD: Perfect time for old-school fishing

I know, you are probably at your wit’s end being stuck in home with nothing to do. The kids have doubled down on video games, but even they are getting bored with the same thing day in and day out. Restrictions are gradually being lifted as the flattening of the curve has happened. Some are still nervous about overdoing the get-out-in-public thing. It can be understood. Well, there is a solution. Remember the old Andy […]

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