Summer 2022 Newsletter

A Letter From Our President Greetings fellow hunters and SCI members! Time is flying by and hopefully you’ve been able to get out and enjoy some fishing, camping, hiking and biking this summer. The Washington state draws have concluded and maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who drew that big bull tag, or maybe…

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Summer 2020

Black and white horse tied up to tree in forest

“As I sit down to type this message to our SCI family, it is the first day of the 4-phase re-opening plan for Washington. For those who love the outdoors, that is good news. Some may be able to salvage what’s left of spring turkey and bear seasons, those who fish can get back on…

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Summer 2019

Girls walking along a dirt path alongside homes

“Spring is an exciting time of year for hunters and fishers. The fishing part is obvious, but not quite so much for hunters. Of course we can be out chasing spring black bear and turkeys but, to me at least, the exciting part of spring is the planning and application process for hunts that occur…

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Winter 2018

Trudging through snowy forest

“The hardest part of writing newsletters, for me, is where to start. Once started, everything seems to flow more easily. We have had a lot taking place since the last newsletter, including the (mostly) successful second Pronghorn transplant from Nevada to Washington, our annual banquet, another hunting season and the SCI Convention. And, to complete…

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Summer 2018

Mountain landscape and lake

“It is difficult to believe that the year is almost half gone already. There are only a few weeks left until we start seeing the first fall colors in the Sumac leaves and the first of the early hunts begin. A week ago I finished applications for all of my special hunt permits here in…

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Summer 2017

Summer 2017 mountain water

“It is August 15th as I write this. It seems we have survived the record-breaking heat wave and it is finally giving way to more reasonable temperatures. We’re only six days away from a rare total solar eclipse and 5 weeks from the first day of fall. I drove over Chinook Pass between 1:00 and…

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