Les Palmer

An Outdoor View: The joys of meat-fishing

Author’s note: My views on catch-and-release fishing haven’t changed in the 27 years since the Clarion first published this column (June 22, 1990). I’ve edited... Read more

An Outdoor View: How to catch kings

By way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of catching my first king salmon, I thought it would be fun to remember some of the more... Read more

An Outdoor View: Bear time

If you haven’t done so already this spring, now would be a good time to think about bears.

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An Outdoor View: The perils of watching

Editor’s note: The Clarion previously published this column on March 4, 2005.

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An Outdoor View: Campfires

While talking with one of my grandsons recently, he mentioned having a bonfire on a Puget Sound beach. He said that the beach had fire... Read more

An Outdoor View: Distractions

While mindlessly surfing the Net the other day, I got to thinking about distractions.

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