The Osprey couple are back to our nesting platform about 2 weeks early. The Spring Chinook are making their journey up the Columbia River. This is one of three I caught this last week.
Fishing with the Granddaughters
The girls and I had a big week! With Nana’s help we harvested the last of the honey in the Lower Columbia and then we did a little Perch fishing on Welcome Slough! Lillian caught our lunch!! 10 Perch, what a feast!!??
Dudley Dix – Cape Henry 21: Shrouds and Head Stays
Early this morning, Josey and I tried our luck fishing for Fall Chinook…not! The sunrise was a beauty though!!! This may not look like much but I replaced and added the shrouds and head stays. The previous was made of steel cable and over galvanized sized turnbuckles. I refit the works with stainless steel everything. Also I added a roller…
Fawns and Fishing
Yesterday I took this photo of this sweet little fawn in the flower beds right by the front porch. Today was one of those days! That crazy Josey had a great day fishing for Summer Steelhead.
River Traffic and Steelhead
This morning I was on the river early trying my luck at catching a steelhead. As we were fishing, a small US Coast Guard ship was making way up the Columbia river to join a number of other ships for the annual Portland Rose Festival celebration. Soon after, we saw another smaller USCG Cutter and a Brusco tug towing…
Spring Chinook – One More Day
The Feds opened Spring Chinook fishing for one more day. The poor government bastards can’t make up there minds. Can you all imagine if the real world ran there businesses like the Feds? We would all be broke! Anyway I hooked a nice one this morning!
Columbia White Tail Deer and Spring Chinook
I’m sure the folks that follow this site are wondering why it taking me so long to finish the dory? First I was out of the country. Then I closed on a water front lot and am in the process of developing it into a small marina/camping facility. It will take me about two years…
This morning I hooked a few fish!:0)
This morning we were up early and it paid off. The Fall Chinook salmon are making there way up the Columbia. There were three of us in the boat and all fish were caught within 1 1/2 hours. We’ll try again tomorrow!
Steelhead – Opening Day
Yesterday, May 16, 2013, was the opening day for Steelhead fishing here on the lower Columbia River. I drove over to my good friend Steve S. that lives just across Welcome Slough and asked if he would like to go fishing with Josey and I. He said sure lets jump in my boat. Then he…