SU Staff at Tacoma Dome

By on February 29, 2016

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Salmon University Staff at Puget Sound Boat Show


Salmon University staff members Tom Nelson, Terry Rudnick, and Mark Gavin will be giving seminars at the 2016 Puget Sound Boat Show in Tacoma, Wash. in March. The 30th annual Puget Sound Boat Show runs from March 17 to 20 at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Thursday, March 17, 3:00 p.m. – “Advanced Downrigger Fishing” (Tom Nelson)
  • Thursday, March 17, 4:00 p.m. – “Get Ready for Halibut Fishing” (Terry Rudnick)
  • Thursday, March 17, 6:00 p.m. – “How to Be a Success at Fishing Salmon in the Puget Sound” (Mark Gavin)
  • Friday, March 18, 1:00 p.m. – “Fishing Vancouver Island” (Tom Nelson)
  • Friday, March 18, 4:00 p.m. – “Get Ready for Halibut Fishing” (Terry Rudnick)
  • Friday, March 18, 6:00 p.m. – “Fishing the Columbia River for Salmon Year Round” (Mark Gavin)
  • Saturday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. – “Get Ready for Halibut Fishing” (Terry Rudnick)
  • Saturday, March 19, 12:30 p.m. – “How to Successfully Troll for Salmon” (Mark Gavin)
  • Saturday, March 19, 5:30 p.m. – “Advanced Downrigger Fishing” (Tom Nelson)
  • Sunday, March 20, 1:30 a.m. – “Get Ready for Halibut Fishing” (Terry Rudnick)
  • Sunday, March 20, 3:30 a.m. – “Secrets of Successful Salmon Fishing Vancouver Island” (Mark Gavin)

Clamming Expanded in Washington


Washington state shellfish managers have approved a four-day razor clam dig at Mocrocks beginning March 5 and continuing through March 8. In addition, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has extended the current opening at Long Beach through March 31. According to WDFW, additional openings are being evaluated based on current toxin levels. A list of expected low tides for both Mocrocks and Long Beach is available here.

WDFW Solicits Angler Feedback


The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is soliciting public feedback in its online, Puget Sound Recreational Salmon and Marine Enhancement Program (PSRE) Survey. Persons 13 years of age or older who complete the short questionnaire by March 31, will be entered to win a rod, reel and net. The survey can be taken here.


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