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Jul 14 2020

Canada/US border to remain closed

US and Canadian officials have extended the border closure for an additional 30 days to August 21st.

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Jun 28 2020

Crabbing in Puget Sound

This year, the Dept. of Fish and Wildlife has put some severe restrictions on crabbing in Puget Sound and the San Juan’s.  Area 10 (just off Shilshole) is scheduled to open Sunday July 12. Will be open Sundays and Mondays only through Labor Day September 7.  Be sure to check their site for opening dates, days of the week, closures, etc.

a couple reminders..

  • you need a license and catch record card-available at Fred Meyer or West Marine
  • please keep only legal crab
  • your contact info needs to be on your pots
  • pots need to be out of the water on days closed

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Jun 16 2020

Canada Remains Closed til July 21st

6/30/20 update…the closure has been extended to 7/30/20

The border restrictions that were set to be removed this next week have just been extended another 30 days to July 21st.

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Jun 01 2020

Fireworks at Roche Harbor

Good news!   According to the Roche Harbor Marina Office Manager Katie, Roche Harbor is planning on doing their fireworks show this year.  The marina and dock have restrictions in place but there is plenty of room to anchor in the bay and dinghy in to see the show. Of course, things can change, so please contact them before you go….

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May 21 2020

Coast Guard i911 Location Service

The Coast Guard has a new technology available to find you faster through i911.  The i911 system is a free service. No application download is needed.

The Coast Guard can send a text message to the mariner’s cell phone requesting permission to access the GPS location information; all the mariner needs to do is enable location information in their smartphone settings and click the link provided in the text message.

read more here...

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