Reminder: Keith Stamm featured speaker at Olympic Fly Fishers Oct. 11 meeting

Featured speaker at the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds Oct. 11 meeting will be Keith Stamm, who will be talking about fly fishing in the area. A long-time member of Olympic Fly Fishers, Stamm grew up in Wisconsin near the famous ”Driftless Area” spring creeks, which were his home waters. After earning his Ph.D in…

Educational resources available to help reduce loss of crabpots

Recreational crabbing opened Friday in Puget Sound, and the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) and the Northwest Straits Foundation have suggestions for crabbers to prevent the loss of crab pots. Each year, an estimated 12,000 crab pots are lost in Puget Sound, resulting in the capture of an estimated 180,000 Dungeness crab a year with…

Reminder: ‘Carp On the Fly’ topic of June 14 Olympic Fly Fishers meeting

Jim Pankierwicz will speak on “Carp On the Fly” at the  Tuesday, June 14 meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds. Pankierwicz will discuss settings and types of water to fish, carp behaviors and strategies for catching them on flies. You can find more information and a brief video here. The meeting will be at…

Three days of free access to state parks coming in June

In honor of three different events, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is providing the public with a free day of access to state parks on three days in June during which visitors will not need a Discover Pass for day-use parking. Free days of access this month include : Saturday, June 11 — National Get…

Reminder: Brian O’Keefe to speak at May 10 meeting of Olympic Fly Fishers

Brian O’Keefe is the featured speaker at the May meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds Tuesday, May 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. O’Keefe has traveled the world fly fishing and photographing. He has long been a contributor to fly fishing magazines…

Reminder: Olympic Fly Fishers to meet in person April 12

Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds will meet in person at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, with speaker David Schorsch, a retired fly fishing guide. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The club also announced that with a membership that is 10% women, it now has a women’s…

Department of Health issues advisory regarding sturgeon in lower Columbia River

The Washington State Department of Health has issued a health advisory for consumption of sturgeon from the lower Columbia River. The advisory extends from the mouth of Columbia (see A on map below) upriver to the Bonneville Dam (see B on map). The advisory, in accordance with findings from the Oregon Health Authority, recommends limiting…

Author Jerry Burton to speak at March 8 meeting of Olympic Fly Fishers

The March meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds will be Tuesday, March 8 from 6-9 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center. The featured speaker will be Jerry Burton, author of Complete Guide to Successful Chironomid Fishing. The meeting is limited to members only and at this point in time, proof of…

Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds invites you to become a member

The Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds has a mission to promote the sport of fly fishing through education, conservation and camaraderie — and it invites those interested to join the organization. Club members participated in a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting earlier this week —  the first time the club has met in-person since the pandemic — featuring…