Trout can be the center of a very budget-friendly meal, especially when caught by family members. More than that, there’s a feeling of pride by providing food for the table. With Washington State lowland lakes opening last weekend it is fitting to feature trout preparation and cooking. But don’t limit yourself to fishing for trout because farm-raised trout are available from the grocer year-round. Continue reading
by donR 4/20/2015
Take your kids fishing, clamming or crabbing for a fun-filled day and lots of conversation. Washington State lowland lakes open up on April 25th. Kids do not need a license during the year unless they turn 15. Parents can tag along to watch. Read more for links and information about equipment costs, free Washington State fishing days, types of seafood to look for and some tips and tricks about harvesting and cooking.
by donR 04/21/2015
People living in the Pacific Northwest are blessed to have a constant source of fresh seafood. Two questions seem to always surface in our classes when the word “seafood” is mentioned; is it safe to eat and how do you cook it?
The answer, simply put, is “It depends”. If you and your family are seafood lovers this post will be important to you as I answer those questions. Continue reading
It’s crab season in the Pacific Northwest and time to get those pots in the water. No pots? Not to worry, because you can take your pitchfork to your favorite bay and find crabs hiding in shallow water as the tide goes out. Be sure to purchase a license and follow the crabbing rules.
If you have access to a boat you can make a crab ring and actually fish for crabs in shallow water or set pots out in deep water to pick up later. Continue reading