Outdoors

CHELAN - It was a “beautiful day in the neighborhood” of the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course. We had a little taste of summer weather to come as it was plenty warm. This week’s (May 28) competition was Blind Mice where the Pro shop draws 3 holes after tee off. You then subtract these 3...
My fishing partner, Rusty Johnston, and I always considered ourselves to be very good bass anglers. At least, we did until we decided to dip our toes into the world of tournament fishing. Every September there is an event at Potholes Reservoir called the “Old Fart’s Bass Tournament” where at...
MANSON/CHELAN - The Seniors’ Road Biking Group of Manson/Chelan is inviting riders to join our riding group.   The bike riders meet at 10 a.m. in Manson or Chelan on Mondays and Fridays.  The rides are usually 90 minutes in length and average approximately 20 miles in distance.  The ride routes...
CHELAN - There were 19 Ladies Club players competing on Thursday, May 21. Foursomes were allowed in separate carts with social distancing a priority.  The weather cooperated nicely and layers were shed. Most players finished their round in shirt sleeves.  This week’s competition was Medal Play...
On May 13 a regional news outlet reported the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued 17 fishing violations and three land use (trespassing) violations in Chelan, Douglas and Grant counties during the month of April when fishing and access to state public lands were closed.  I...
LAKE ROOSEVELT - A harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt will open 7 days per week beginning June 15, until further notice.  The fishery will be from Grand Coulee Dam to China Bend Boat Ramp (including the Spokane River from Highway 25 Bridge upstream to 400’ below Little Falls Dam...
CHELAN - Chelan City Parks will welcome visitors for Memorial Day weekend. We anticipate guests from around the state, though perhaps not as many as in years past. With many businesses closed, but short-term rentals open, our parks provide a relatively controlled and spacious environment for...
OLYMPIA – Recreational fishing for spring Chinook salmon on the Columbia River has ended for this year as continued low returns raised concerns about meeting conservation objectives.  Fishery managers from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Oregon Department of Fish and...
MANSON/CHELAN - The Seniors’ Road Biking Group of Manson/Chelan is inviting riders to join our riding group. The bike riders meet at 10:00 a.m. in Manson or Chelan on Mondays and Fridays. The rides are usually 90 minutes in length and average approximately 20 miles in distance. The ride routes are...
 The ladies club had a very small window of opportunity for 18 players to complete their competition on Thursday, May 14. Rain sprinkles were present at the beginning and the end but their 18 holes were dry and fair weather. This week’s competition was called 3-4-5 (You count your best 3 par 3s...

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