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…

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…

Olympic Fly Fishers donate $1,500 to Edmonds Stream Team

The Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds at its April monthly meeting presented a $1,500 check to the Edmonds Stream Team, made up of students from the Meadowdale High School Environmental Club and the Edmonds-Woodway High School Students Saving Salmon Club.  The money will be used to buy additional equipment for the students, who collect field…

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…

Scene in Edmonds: Salmon pen moved into place

On Sunday morning, volunteers from the Puget Sound Angler Association SnoKing chapter (PSA) — along with Port of Edmonds employees — spent two hours moving the coho salmon fish pen, which has been moored in the marina for the past three weeks, out to the Edmonds fishing pier. This pen was initially stocked with 30,000…

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…

Scene in Edmonds: Young coho arrive at marina

On Tuesday morning, two Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) trucks arrived at the Edmonds Marina with 30,000 coho salmon smolt, to be transferred to the coho fish pen moored in the marina. Puget Sound Anglers Association volunteers offloaded the fish into the pen and placed two nets over the top to protect the…

Scene in Edmonds: Marina net pen ready for salmon

On Saturday, volunteers from the Puget Sound Anglers Association Sno-King Chapter assembled the 2022 version of the coho salmon net pen in Edmonds. In a couple of weeks, 30,000 salmon from the Issaquah fish hatchery will be introduced to Edmonds waters. After spending a few months below the Edmonds pier for imprinting, they will be…

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…