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Events & Things to Do in Upper Puget Sound, WA, Washington Filter

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

Latest News for Upper Puget Sound, WA, Washington Filter

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Puget Sound Recreational Shrimp Fishing Opens May 19

5/12/2021 by US Harbors

OLYMPIA – Puget Sound will open for recreational spot shrimp fishing beginning May 19, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced. Coordinating and finalizing dates last year was very challenging as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded; ultimately, participation was notably higher than in past seasons, said Don Velasquez, a shellfish biologist for WDFW. “The dates selected for the 2021 season reflect anticipated high… SEE MORE

Hatteras Shoreline by Ann Tihansky, USGS

How to Prepare Your Coastal Property for Sea-Level Rise and Weather Extremes

5/10/2021 by US Harbors

By JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL.  Your yard can be part of the solution. People who live along the Atlantic seaboard are accustomed to dealing with environmental extremes: salt spray that can kill just about anything green; relentless wind that whips vegetation into Leaning Tower of Pisa shapes; sand, shells, rocks and… SEE MORE

https://captainexperiences.com/blog/2021/03/swordfish-vs-marlin-vs-sailfish-what-is-the-difference

Fishing 101: What is a Billfish?

5/2/2021 by US Harbors

By Captain Experience. If you're looking for a one stop shop to answer all things billfish, you've come to the right spot. Fishing for these beasts of the deep is among the most exciting things you can do on water. While they may look similar to the untrained eye, there… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: How to Call for Help During an Emergency

4/26/2021 by US Harbors

By US Coast Guard Office of Search and Rescue. A lot of mishaps can occur out on the water, but thankfully most are more inconvenient and embarrassing than anything else. But when lives are on the line – your boat is on fire or sinking rapidly with people on board,… SEE MORE