Author Archives: John L. Beath

About John L. Beath

John Beath is a writer, photographer, videographer, blogger, tackle manufacturer & Captain at Whaler's Cove Lodge in Southeast Alaska. He is also owner of www.halibut.net and host at Lets Talk Outdoors @ www.youtube.com/jbeath

Dave Croonquist Addresses Pacific Fisheries Management Council Meeting In Vancouver WA

Below is my summary report from my attendance at the PFMC meeting that started March 7 and ends March 13 in Vancouver, WA.  Also attached is a FAQ on the issue. The primary reason for my attendance was to carry … Continue reading

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WDFW Will Ask NMFS For 7 Day Washington Halibut Season

Here’s a letter from District 24 Washington State Senator, Kevin Van De Wege, and District 24 Representatives, Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman regarding a longer Washington State halibut season for 2017. Their signed letter is located below my comments. This … Continue reading

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May 7th Area 6 Halibut Opener Results

Yesterday I launched at John Wayne Marina at 4 a.m. thinking I would beat the crowd. Wrong, or so I thought when I arrived to a line at the boat ramp and nearly full parking lot. What I did not … Continue reading

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Halibut Fishing Middle Bank, Canada Side of Border

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Halibut Fishing In Canadian Waters, What You Need To Know To Stay Legal

Here’s the latest information on what you need to do to legally fish in British Columbia Canada waters. Purchase your B.C. Tidal Waters Fishing License. You can purchase it in B.C. at a dealer or go online and purchase your … Continue reading

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2016 Puget Sound Salmon Season Might Not Happen

As of April 15th 2016,  after heated negotiations between tribal fisheries managers and WDFW there will not be any sport fishing for salmon in Puget Sound or the Strait of Juan de Fuca this coming … Source: 2016 Puget Sound … Continue reading

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Steelhead Fishing on Hoh River With Guide Pat Neal

Originally posted on SquidPro Tackle's Salmon Chronicles:
April is a great time to experience some of the best steelhead fishing in the world, on the Olympic Peninsula’s Hoh River. Yesterday, April 9th, friend Robert and I joined famed steelhead…

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