If anyone ever asks you to kayak in Sausalito, say yes! You’ll be sure to see lots of wildlife, including not only sea gulls but also harbor seals and royal terns… I am saving it up for a future paddle out to Angel Island…
Seattle Magazine, May 2007 By Roddy Scheer When is a vacation more than just a vacation? When you combine it with the opportunity to do some good… Spend a week on a remote island outpost off the wild and woolly coast of British Columbia tracking whales and roasting marshmallows over an open fire? Sign me […]
Tidepooling at Discovery Park in Seattle: Family-Friendly Fun For All Ages
Seattle Magazine, September 2007 By Roddy Scheer Those of us who haven’t cast a line since our idyllic youths in places far, far away might not realize that Seattle is indeed an urban fisherman’s paradise. Whether your tastes run to salmon and trout or squid and crabs, sportfishing opportunities abound within city limits–and without the […]
Seattle Magazine, Sept 2007 By Roddy Scheer Perched atop a 21-foot tower on a fishing barge in Legoe Bay off Lummi Island in the San Juans, Riley Starks peers into the water, scouting for incoming schools of wild sockeye salmon. Two deck hands stand on the small barge below, ready to trip an electric winch […]
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If you’re the type who prefers wildlife to people, “slow” food to fast, and bicycling over driving, the San Juan Islands — only 80 miles and a ferry ride away from Seattle — in the northwest corner of Washington state are beckoning…
From sleigh rides to skating to ski runs, Sun Valley, Idaho offers fun for the whole family and is a quick direct flight from any Western US city.