Out and About

Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2001

In season: King and dungeness crab, halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), 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.17-19: Golden North Salmon Derby starts at 7:30 a.m. Friday and ends at 6 p.m. Sunday. Read the rules online at www.salmonderby.org.

Aug. 18: Alpine Club hike up Observation Peak. This 10-mile, overnight hike will be medium-intensity and require an ice ax. Call hike leader Greg Bledsoe at 463-3211.

Aug. 18: The Saturday hike usually meets at 9:30 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

Aug. 18: Kids Day program at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area from 11 a.m. to noon. Children under 7 should bring an adult. For more call 789-6640.

Aug. 18: Trail Mix work day on Granite Creek. Volunteers should meet at the trailhead at 9 a.m. Call 790-6406.

Aug. 19: Public trap shoot at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

Aug. 19: Sporting rifle shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the shoot begins at 10 a.m. Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club.

Aug. 22: Wednesday Evening Sailing Clinic. Visit the Juneau Sailing Club at www.juneausailingclub.org/.

Aug. 22: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

Aug. 22: Wednesday adult hike usually starting at 9 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

Aug. 23: Trail Mix monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Call 790-6406.

Submit calendar items to khutchison@juneauempire.com

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