W&W is closing, go get some deals!

Cliff Hart Alerts

Attention HASA members: Lowell Wallace and family of W&W Sporting Goods located at 4300 Broadway St, Eureka, CA 95503 is retiring, and they will be liquidating the store with great prices and will be closing at the end of the …

2018 salmon season recap, by Bob Smith

Cliff Hart Alerts

I just wanted to provide a quick salmon update for our HASA membership.  All in all, I would say we had a very successful ocean season within the KMZ and up and down the California and southern Oregon coast.  The …

Is Plastic Fuel in our Future? By Larry DeRidder

Cliff Hart Alerts

We’re increasingly seeing pictures of beaches all over the world simply covered in plastic which has washed ashore. As described in our August 2017 newsletter, it is estimated that 8.8 million tons of used plastic are washed out to sea …

Shasta Dam Enlargement Still Possible

Larry De Ridder Alerts, Rivers

In November 2017 two Washington State congressmen introduced HR 4419, named Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs Water Project Streamlining Act of 2017. Sometimes it’s hard to immediately ascertain exactly the purpose of proposed legislation. This time the …

Humboldt Currents – Fall 2017

Casey Allen Alerts, Humboldt Currents

This issues’ cover photo is of Red Rider, handling his albacore by himself. Steve Haynes is known for fishing alone and helping everyone else find and catch fish over the VHF radio. His proper speech and eloquent tone make him …

Halibut Interim Meeting for 2017

Tom Marking Alerts, Halibut

IPHC Interim Halibut Meeting:  The International Pacific Halibut Commission had their interim meeting on November 28 and 29 that gives the “state of the fishery” and the results of the summer survey.  It also sets up the agenda for the …

Marine Resource Education Program – MREP

Casey Allen Alerts, Education

The acronym MREP (pronounced M-Rep) is rather clever as this program basically trains attendees to be better marine representatives. The two, three-day workshops cover all aspects of fisheries management and begins with a comprehensive look at fisheries science. It includes …

Groundfish Wrap-up for 2017

Tom Marking Alerts, Groundfish

Fish are always on my mind…but since we are only a few days away from Thanksgiving, so is turkey and family.  Hopefully, we can all enjoy the holiday with the family and relatives without too much political dissention and arguing.  …