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Sunset on Quillayute River during Halibut opener
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Sun and Halibut at Toleak Beach

Once again we were blessed with some outstanding weather and we had the bonus of watching the opening of Pacific Halibut and all the serious anglers heading out beyond James Island.

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Sunset over James Island
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Another Run at Toleak Beach

What’s the saying about Murphy’s Law? Weather, tide….all was in our favor I was thinking what a great day, that’s when Murphy’s Law kicked in.

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Third Survey at Toleak Beach

Bending down for a better look I saw yet another bit of cougar scat. It wasn’t fresh but that didn’t keep my head from constantly swiveling as I started up the trail to Scott’s Bluff.

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First Attempted Survey at Toleak Beach

As I was crawling through the rain slick log jam, I thought, “This can’t be the rain I’m feeling, it can’t be raining that hard, the surf must be dumping on the logs”! Well, it was both. And that was in direct competition with all the noise. This time the battle was between the wind in the tree tops and the dumping surf. Was I on Toleak Beach or an alien world.?

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Second Beach
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Second Beach

Years ago, when I had more testosterone than brains, a couple of us paddled the Washington Coast during the height of the winter storms. Seas

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A Visit to Second Beach

So much for the best laid plans.  As mentioned in an earlier post, Theresa and I had left town with the intention of filming the

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