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Out and About

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2001

In season: King and dungeness crab, halibut, coho salmon (June-Nov.), 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-Oct.) and crow (Sept.-mid-Nov.)

October: Peak month for freshwater steelhead trout.

Oct.-April: Juneau Archery Club adult indoor shoot in the Floyd Dryden Middle School commons area.

Oct. 13: Juneau Kayak Club trip to Benjamin Island or North Pass. Meet at 10 a.m. at Amalga Harbor. Dress warm, bring plenty of food and water, and plan for a full day. Confirm at jumnak@aol.com.

Oct. 13: Alpine Club Hawthorne Peak climb, an 11-mile hike, high-intensity hike requiring an ice ax and crampons. Call hike leader Dave Lefebvre, 789-4099.

Oct. 13: Smallbore rifle silhouette at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 9 a.m. registration, shoot at 10 a.m.

Oct. 13: Fall Harbor Racing Series, Round 4, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. Juneau Harbor.

Oct. 13: Juneau Archery Club IBEP class. For information and registration, call Marv Walters at 789-0942 or stop by and see Lon Hadfield at Archery Outfitters. Completion of the IBEP class and certification is required to hunt in archery-only areas and hunts in Alaska.

Oct. 16: No moon.

Oct. 20: Alpine Club Nugget Trail Run, 9-mile event lasting three to four hours. Call Kathy Landry, 789-7058, for details.

Oct. 21: Alpine Club Glacier Walk, a 3-mile, five- to seven-hour hike requiring an ice ax and crampons. Call hike leader Tim Arness, 789-9119.

Oct. 21: Sporting rifle shoot, at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 9 a.m. registration, shoot at 10 a.m.

Oct. 24-25: American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Basics Course, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 24 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 25, 3200 Hospital Dr., Suite 203. Cost is $75. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. Call 463-5713 for signup.

Oct. 25: Trail Mix monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Call 790-6406.

Oct. 28: High power rifle event, at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 9 a.m. registration, shoot at 10 a.m.

Oct. 31: Blue moon (second full moon in one month.)

Nov. 1: Juneau Sailing Club monthly meeting, guest speaker and annual election of officers, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Breakwater Inn.

Nov. 2-4: 5th Annual Sitka Whalefest with educational lectures from biologists and speakers, concert, trade fair, marine tours, and more. Call (907) 747-7964 for details.

Nov. 3-4: Bowhunter's weekend at Oliver Inlet.

Nov. 7-11: Annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines to celebrate the annual congregation of up to 4,000 eagles along the banks of the Chilkat River with educational seminars, special tours and family events. Call (907) 766-2202.

Nov. 7: Juneau Archery Club board meeting at Collinsworth's.

Nov. 10: Alpine Club Mt. Olds hike, about eight hours. Call Larry Musarra, 586-0152.

Submit calendar items to outdoors@juneauempire.com.



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