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One Month Remains to Salmon University’s B.C. Trip
Salmon University will, once again, return to Eagle Nook resort in British Columbia for its annual expedition on July 17 to July 21. The trip is now four nights and gives participants the opportunity to get settled and enjoy Barkley Sound, the fishing and the resort even more. Participants can opt for either a fully guided trip with Lucky Sportfishing, or bring their own boat for a self-guided angling experience. Packages include a stay at Eagle Nook, all meals, resort amenities, vacuum packaging, moorage, and more. Go here for more information, or to register.
WDFW Solicits Feedback on “Wild Future”
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is soliciting public feedback on its proposals for the upcoming 2017-19 Washington state budget cycle as part of its “Washington’s Wild Future: A Partnership for Fish and Wildlife” initiative. According to the WDFW “initial revenue proposals are designed to help solidify the health and strength of the agency as an initial step toward tackling major management challenges and grasping new opportunities over the next several years.” The department’s budget proposals can be viewed, online at the WDFW’s website. In August, the department will host six public meetings to solicit feedback.
Motorola Launches T600 H20 Talkabout
Motorola has launched its new T600 H20-series handheld radios, designed for boaters, anglers and other outdoorsmen. According to the company, the radios are waterproof, have a maximum range of 35-miles, withstand submersion up to 1 meter for 30 minutes and include a built-in flashlight. In addition to two-way communication between handsets, the radios have preprogrammed seven National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/Environment Canada (EC) weather channels and four VHF channels. Two radios, batteries, and chargers, will retail for $119.99.