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New to the Fleet

We christened our new Bankes Revolution two man layout boat this past weekend on an action packed harlequin duck hunt. Repeat hunters Phil and Carolyn were game for the adventure, so in predawn light we set out in our tender fv … Continue reading

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Opening weekend surfs

Last weekend marked the opening day of waterfowl for 2017 as we celebrate our 19th season guiding hunters on these spectacular ducks.  Calm waters and brisk temps in the upper 30’s were presented to us on opening morning, so the … Continue reading

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Fishing and the long dry Summer

I’m a little late on the game getting our fishing season wrap up written. My apologies as we’ve been fervently getting the duck boats, dekes and gear ready for our waterfowl season that started last weekend.  Briefly– ample freshwater runoff … Continue reading

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2016 Waterfowl

This week wraps up the 2016 waterfowl season, a 107 day liberal framework season once again as we have been after them since mid-October. That’s a full season here in the Pacific Flyway ! Bird numbers were good this season with … Continue reading

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Summer Crab

The 2017 summer Dungeness crabbing season is in full swing now and it’s been a banner one so far. Those pinchered , delectable local crustaceans have been running larger than usual w/ a 7-8″ average in most of the areas … Continue reading

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Good eats

The majority of our guided duck hunts cater to collectors and hunters seeking that spectacular plumed drake destined for the taxidermist and ultimately a proud spot in their homes, offices and memories. All of us here at Peninsula Sportsman appreciate the challenges of these … Continue reading

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Goldeneye

Goldeneye ducks. Striking, beautiful black and white ducks that migrate into our waters from the Boreal forests of the North. We enjoy two species of them in the West– the Common or American and the Barrow’s Goldeneye.  Common’s are plentiful … Continue reading

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2014 Fishing Season

As we head into the Labor Day weekend and the final fishing charters of the season I have been reflecting on some of the great fishing days we had this year. Good calm weather throughout the spring and summer got us out … Continue reading

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Scull Boat Hunting

~ Elliott and Capt. Dave spent this calm late season morning practicing the art of sculling one of our local bays. I’m not talking about rowing one of those fancy Ivy League skiffs, this is scull hunting ! A tradition … Continue reading

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Hybrid Goldeneye drake

~ One of hunters took a unique Goldeneye on a hunt this past week.  What we thought was a primo Barrow’s Goldeneye drake upon closer inspection appears to be a mix of the two species– Common, American Goldeneye X Barrow’s … Continue reading

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