Out and About

Posted: Thursday, August 30, 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.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), deer (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), mountain goat (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May), ducks, geese, brants, swans, snipe, crane (Sept.-Dec.), moose, (Sept.-Oct.), coyote (Sept.-April), hare (Sept.-April), brown bear (Sept.-Dec.), black bear (Sept.-mid-October), and crow (Sept.-mid-Nov.)

Sept. 1: The Saturday hike usually meets at 9:30 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

Sept. 1-3: Rum Cup Race, legs 7 and 8, from Taku Harbor to Mayflower Island. Visit www.juneausailingclub.org/.

Sept. 2: Full moon.

Sept. 2-3: Alpine Club hike up Nugget Peak. This will be a 20-mile overnight, high-intensity hike requiring ice ax, crampons and overnight gear. Call hike leader Tim Arness, 789-9119.

Sept. 2: Public trap shoot at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

Sept. 4: Alpine Club meeting at 7 p.m. at the Turley home, 789-7058.

Sept. 5: Juneau Archery Club board meeting. Visit http://home.gci. net/~hakari/juneau_archery_club/jac.html or call 789-0942.

Sept. 5: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

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