Out and About

Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2002

In season: King and Dungeness crab, halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), king, sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), freshwater brook trout (peaks Aug.-Sept.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), freshwater Northern pike (peaks July-Aug.), deer (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), mountain goat (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May).

Aug. 11: Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club Tour of Juneau race. Meet at totem pole at Auke Village Recreation Area. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start. Details: Lou Edwards, 789-3345.

Aug. 13, 15 & 17: State hunter education course, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 13 and 15, Emmanuel Baptist Church. For ages 10 and up. Live fire and test Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. $10 fee payable to the Department of Fish and Game. Details: 465-4267.

Aug. 17: Cowboy Action Shoot, Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Register at 9 a.m., meet starts at 10 a.m. New shooters welcome, cowboy attire requested. Details: Buckskin John, 321-4032 or buckskin_john@yahoo.com.

Aug. 17: Juneau Alpine Club Mendenhall Glacier walk, bring ice ax, crampons and harness. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Aug. 17: Bountiful butterflies, children's program with naturalist Allen Vaira, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Aug. 24: Porcupines, children's program with naturalist Gen Swayer, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Ongoing: Guided nature hike on the Trail of Time, Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m. daily. Meet at the flagpoles. Details: 789-6640.

Ongoing: Paint ball games most Saturday mornings. Bring your own markers (guns), paint and Co2. Details: Micah, 790-4523.

Ongoing: Guided hikes through Juneau Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Details: 586-0428.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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