salmon fishing http://kplu.org en New Quotas Clear Way For Banner Summer Salmon Fishing In Pacific Ocean http://kplu.org/post/new-quotas-clear-way-banner-summer-salmon-fishing-pacific-ocean <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143977351&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>A federal fisheries management panel approved what some charter captains are calling the best ocean fishing season in 20 years.</p><p>Meeting at a hotel in Vancouver, Washington, the Pacific Fishery Management Council on Wednesday adopted the 2014 season quotas unanimously after days of lengthy negotiations between commercial troll and recreational fishing representatives, treaty tribes and government regulators.</p><p>The quotas are a big turnaround from the recent past when ocean salmon fishing was sharply curtailed or not allowed at all.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:40:55 +0000 Tom Banse 15869 at http://kplu.org New Quotas Clear Way For Banner Summer Salmon Fishing In Pacific Ocean Orca Snags Angler's Big Catch Right Off the Line http://kplu.org/post/orca-snags-anglers-big-catch-right-line <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever gone fishing, then you probably know what it feels like to catch a big one only to lose it as you reel it in.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Friday Harbor man recently had this experience, but there’s much more to this whale of a tale.</span></p><p>Kevin Klein and his fishing companion were out on the water on July 13, in the deep waters of Harro Strait, between San Juan and Vancouver islands. &nbsp;</p><p>They were on the hunt for a big King Salmon so they could take home the $5,000 prize for the Bellingham Salmon Derby.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 9427 at http://kplu.org Orca Snags Angler's Big Catch Right Off the Line