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Anglers sick of catching Chinook

BIG COHO - BIG KINGS: Mark Roland (left) of Brookings nailed this 14-pound coho last week while Tommy Berg, also of Brookings whaled on this gigantic Chinook while trolling anchovies out of the Port of Brookings Harbor.

Action for Chinook salmon out of the Port of Brookings Harbor has and will continue to be totally off the charts, but only during those short windows of opportunity when anglers can catch a lucky break with Mother Nature.

This weekend, the National Weather Service is calling for 2- to 4-foot wind waves and gusty north winds in the 15- to 21- knot range at the salmon fishing grounds. If the NWS is right in their predictions, salmon anglers should again be seeing some fishable seas at the salmon grounds after the weekend is over.


Top two teams keep rolling along

Vista Pub's Davene Adams beats a throw to first base during her team's 30-5 win on Thursday.

Teams representing the 101 Bar and Grill and Vista Pub continued their winning ways on Thursday in Brookings-Harbor Recreational Softball League play.

Vista Pub’s offense scored often and early as they found a groove against Laflor for a 30-5 win.


Walker medals at Junior Olympics

Abby Walker readies herself on the blocks before the 100-meter breaststroke in last weekend’s Junior Olympics in Concord, CA.

Years of hard work, training and dedication brought 10-year-old Brookings resident Abby Walker to the cusp of amateur swimming elite. Walker’s performances in the 50-meter and 100-meter breaststroke earned her an invitation to the prestigious Junior Olympics held last weekend in Concord, CA. 

Facing swimmers who train multiple times a day, and compete in meets every weekend, Walker proved she belongs in the pool racing with the best amateur swimmers in the region.



Unique racing events return to Curry Fair

A Tuff Truck competes in the Tuff Trucks Josh Amos Memorial Extravaganza Event at the Curry County Fairgrounds in 2012. The MotorSports Wranglers will once again bring their unique events to the Curry County Fair on July 25-27. Photo courtesy of Tammy Cross.

The MotorSports Wranglers will be holding a Hillbilly Relay, Tuff Truck and Mud Drag races, and a “Dash for Cash” mud run at the 2014 Curry County County Fair with $4,600 in available prize money up for grabs.


Prohibition of jewlery lifted for 2015 high school track and field season

INDIANAPOLIS — Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16 to 18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.


Hire a guide for hot chinook action

Robin and Danny Clyde of Brookings were trolling anchovies out of the Port of Brookings Harbor on Wednesday when they caught a pair of Chinook salmon.

I keep telling my non-fishing friends that the salmon fishing in the ocean in this neck of the woods has never been better. They tell me that I have been saying the same thing every year. In actuality, I’ve only been making this statement with zeal for the last three years.

I truly don’t remember when the fishing has been better, and I’ve been fishing the Brookings area for 33 years now. So when I say the salmon fishing is good, I have over three decades of experience to draw from. I truthfully do not know if we will ever experience another season as good as the one that is taking place at this very moment. I mean, it could happen next year, or it could happen 10 years from now — or it just could be never.


Co-ed softball league still going strong

KMJ's Megan Strain drives a single to left field against the team from Dairy Queen during a Thursday evening game at Azalea Park.

Barbara Glazebrook has been involved in the Brookings-Harbor recreational softball league since its beginning, and after more than 30 years of league history, she is overjoyed to see generations of players participating.


Torch Run blazes through Curry County

Several participants in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics had an opportunity to carry the Flame of Hope through parts of Curry County.

Curry County Special Olympians joined their supporters and members of the law enforcement community on Monday as the 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics made its way through Brookings and Gold Beach.


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