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TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

Kayakers bagging big halibut on Washington Coast

FISHING -- Men paddling kayaks are putting to shame the myth that you need a big boat, diesel fumes and and a big run from a port to catch a halibut. Check out this story by Andy Walgamott of Northwest Sportsman Magazine about a Seattle...

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012

Angler reels in 117-pound halibut to lead Wesport derby

OCEAN FISHING -- There was no contest for last week’s Westport "Catch of the Week." Daryle Baker of Port Angeles landed a 117-pound halibut in the near-shore area off Westport on May 30, easily assuming the lead for the $1,000 biggest Halibut of the year...

THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011

Trawlers waste 104 tons of Alaska halibut — in one week

OCEAN FISHING -- Last week I reported that Alaska is considering yet another cutback on the halibut limits for sportfishermen. Here's part of the reason: one commercial cod fishing trawler alone had to dump 43 percent of its recent catch because it was halibut during...

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011

Spokane angler’s prized Westport halibut survives challenge

FISHING -- Don Engle of Spokane survived a close call Sunday in maintaining his lead to win the $1,000 season prize in the Westport halibut derby. Fishing aboard the Tequila Too, he landed a 64-pound halibut on May 10 that won the weekly Westport derby...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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