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Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.

June 18, 2011 at 8:08 AM

Upcoming fishing and outdoor calendar with activities datebook

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Every weekend I will be posting upcoming activities on the fishing and outdoors scene. If you’d like me to get your announcement onto my blog please email it to me at myuasa@seattletimes.com.

Here is what’s coming up in the days ahead:

Outdoor calendar

June 19: Jimmy Green Memorial Fly Fishing and Casting Expo at Lake Tye in Monroe (www.jimmygreenflyexpo.com); June 26: Ilwaco, Westport, La Push and Neah Bay opens for chinook and hatchery-marked coho (check regulation pamphlet for specific open dates and rules); June 26: Statewide Fish Release Awareness Day; July 1: Most of Puget Sound and Hood Canal opens for Dungeness crabs (check regulation pamphlet for specifics); July 1: Sekiu to areas west of Ediz Hook off Port Angeles in Strait of Juan de Fuca opens for hatchery-marked chinook; July 1: San Juan Islands open for salmon fishing; July 16: Northern Puget Sound and most of Central Puget Sound opens for hatchery-marked chinook fishery.

Notes

The Washington Fly Fishing Club meeting is June 21. Johnny Boitano of the Troutwater Fly Shop in Ellensburg will discuss fly-fishing in the Methow Valley area. To attend the meeting contact the club on the website. Details: www.wffc.com.

The Northshore Trout Unlimited meeting is the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave. N.E. in Shoreline. Details: http://northshoretu.blogspot.com.

Mount St. Helens climbing permits are on sale. Cost is $22. Permits are required year-round to climb above 4,800 feet. Details: 360-891-5007 or www.mshinstitute.org.

The Issaquah Alps Trails Club hosts weekly hikes and meets in downtown Issaquah. Details: www.issaquahalps.org.

The Washington Trails Association offers statewide trip reports and trail conditions. Details: www.wta.org.

The Seattle Audubon Society offers field trips and classes every month. Details: 206-523-4483 or www.seattleaudubon.org.

The Western Bass Club meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Kennydale Hall in Renton. Details: www.westernbassclub.com or www.nickbarrfishing.com.

The new nonprofit Cascade Musky Association is looking for members. Cost is $25 or $35 for a couple/family membership. Details: www.cascademuskyassociation.com or www.wafish.com.

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