Category Archives: Recreation

Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

The utter peace of spending the night in a deep quiet forest in the Willapa Hills.  Fresh chantrelle mushrooms, melodic streams, wild things, making dinner by a crackling fire before sleeping under a simple covering.

The next morning, make pancakes in the rain with the simplest of tools, over a still burning fire.

This is a beautiful video about a single night spent in a peaceful forest, in the most primitive of conditions. Continue reading Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

Frisbee Golf at Mason County’s Lake Isabella State Park!

Is real golf a little pricey these days?  Are real golfers kind of annoying, at times?

Do you want to get out in the fresh air and have some cheap fun and relaxing exercise?  Laugh at yourself doing something goofy?

squaxin island to shelton - lake isabellaAre the kids driving you nuts?  Or maybe you just want to feel like a kid again yourself?

Then hop in the car and drive to Lake Isabella’s “Disc Golf” course!

It’s about halfway between Kamilche (Little Creek Resort) and Shelton, just off Highway 101.

What?  You’ve never heard of disc golf?

Disc Golf–AKA Frisbee Golf

Okay.  Here it is.

You take an ordinary Frisbee (or “flying disc,” if you are buying a cheap knock-off brand, like we always did for our kids.  The dogs were going to quickly destroy it, anyway.) Continue reading Frisbee Golf at Mason County’s Lake Isabella State Park!

2016 Dungeness Crab Fishing – WDFW video

People love tossing their crab cages into Puget Sound, in pursuit of our delectable Dungeness crabs.

Summer crabbing season is here!  But there are a lot of rules and regulations, including catch record cards, for Dungeness crab fishing in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Razor Clams 101 – Digging, Cleaning and Cooking

These videos show you how to dig clean, and cook razor clams.  Cleaning and cooking is demonstrated both inside the kitchen and in the great outdoors.

This following video is from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife –

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