Posts Tagged ‘hunting’

Spring Hunting Season Preparations

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The spring hunting season is only a few weeks away, which means it is time to start making those much needed preparations! From renewing permits to checking your equipment, there is a lot to do before the big season starts. Here are three steps you should not skip if you plan on hunting in the Pacific Northwest this spring.

Stock up on a new hardwood hunting knife before the spring season starts.

Stock up on a new hardwood hunting knife before the spring season starts.

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January Outdoor Calendar

Monday, January 10th, 2011
Coast January Outdoor Events Calendar

Coast January Outdoor Events Calendar

January is a perfect time of year to stay inside and keep warm, but for many outdoor enthusiasts that just doesn’t sound like much fun. Luckily, the following outdoor-related activities make for a perfect compromise! As you will probably notice, the theme of this month’s events are “Stay In and Learn!” Whether it’s tying flies or sharpening your hunting knife, there’s plenty of outdoor-related fun to be had indoors this month. Enjoy!

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December Outdoors Calendar

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Coast December Outdoors Calendar

Coast December Outdoors Calendar

Brr! It’s chilly outside! The cold weather doesn’t stop the outdoor enthusiasts of the Pacific Norhtwest, however! Despite the low temperatures, fishing and hunting enthusiasts from all over get together to talk shop, make plans for the new year and even  brave the cold to enjoy the outdoors. Here are some of the top events for December. Have fun and stay warm!

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Hunting and Fishing Knives and Accessories Make Great Holiday Gifts

Monday, November 29th, 2010
The Angler Exchange Blade Fishing Set makes a perfect holiday gift for any fishing enthusiast.

The Angler Exchange Blade Fishing Set makes a perfect holiday gift for any fishing enthusiast.

Did you miss Black Friday? No worries – it’s Cyber Monday!

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WDFW begins Accepting Applications For ALEA Grants Next Month

Sunday, November 28th, 2010
ocean fishing

Ocean Fishing

Are you a hunting, fishing, or outdoor enthusiast? Do you live in the State of Washington? Do you get really excited about helping preserve your state’s amazing fish and wildlife? Well, then the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to hear from you!

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Hunting-Related Homicide Prompts Investigation, Return to Hunting Safety Basics

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Always observe hunting safety tips while enjoying the sport.

Always observe hunting safety tips while enjoying the sport.

A Woodburn man was shot and killed yesterday in what authorities are calling a hunting-related criminally negligent homicide.

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November Outdoor Events

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
November Outdoor Events Calendar

November Outdoor Events Calendar

Now that winter is on its way, you probably are worried about the dwindling number of outdoor activities happening in the Pacific Northwest. Sure, there’s still hunting and fall hiking, but there doesn’t seem to be a lot of organized outdoor events left in the year. Never fear – we’ve compiled the best outdoor-RELATED activities for the month of November. These goings-on may not take you into the great outdoors, but they are a great chance to mingle with some like-minded people and prepare for next year’s activities. Enjoy!

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Trackers Earth Teach Urbanites Wilderness Survival

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. - Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. – Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

If you think Portland is nothing more than a bunch of yuppies, you haven’t met the staff at Trackers Earth. Trackers Earth, formally Trackers NW, is an organization based in Portland, Ore., that is part outdoor education program, part wilderness survival program, part environmental activist group, and part sustainable living collective.

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