Tag: Lummi Island

Passion Fish

Lummi Islanders Keep Ancient Practice of Reefnet Fishing Alive

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……


Into the Wilds: Slowing Down in the San Juans

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…