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NED HICKSON , SPORTS EDITOR
❘ 541-902-3523 ❘
SPORTS @ THESIUSLAWNEWS . COM
❘ JUNE 3, 2015 ❘
Sports & Recreation
FISHING REPORT FOR
THE LOCAL REGION
MID COAST LAKES
Fishing for the various
warm water fish species
can be productive during
the spring months as lake
temperatures start to rise
and fish begin spawning.
Anglers will start finding
more fish up in the shal-
lows over this month.
Trout stocking continues
SOLVE leaders needed for Beach Cleanup
SOLVE is accepting applications
from volunteers to lead community
projects in support of the annual Beach
Riverside Cleanup. Projects will take
place on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m., and will engage volun-
teers in environmental restoration and
cleanup efforts across Oregon.
The deadline for project applications
is Friday, June 26.
As part of the Beach Riverside
Cleanup, teachers are encouraged to
involve their students in service-learn-
ing activities any time between Sept.
12 and and 27.
SOLVE also is seeking volunteers to
serve as Beach Captains at several
established beach cleanup sites along
the Oregon coast on the day of the
Beach Captains help check in volun-
teers, hand out supplies and give a safe-
Contact SOLVE directly if you are
interested in this opportunity.
In celebration of the International
Coastal Cleanup and National Public
Lands Day, the SOLVE Beach
Oregonians who help take care of
parks, beaches, waterways and neigh-
borhoods by picking up trash, pulling
invasive plants, planting native trees
and shrubs, and helping with other
watershed enhancement activities.
Last year, more than 5,100 volun-
teers came out to over 110 project sites
across the state to remove 34 tons of lit-
ter and marine debris, plant 286 trees
and shrubs, and clear 6 acres of inva-
Volunteer leaders receive assistance
for their local SOLVE projects, includ-
ing project planning support and train-
ing, event flyers and pre-event publici-
ty, online volunteer registration and
cleanup project supplies.
SOLVE also has a limited number of
small grants of up to $100 for reim-
bursement of qualifying project
Interested leaders can apply online at
For more information, contact
SOLVE Program Coordinator Joy Irby
at 503-844-9571 x 317.
THE SAND MAN
• FORE KIDS
AT S ANDPINES
10 A . M .
• FISHING DAY
AT H ONEYMAN P ARK
8:30 A . M .
TO 2:30 P . M .
T IDE T ABLE
Entrance Siuslaw River
12:33am / 7.7 7:33am / -1.3
2:04am / 6.1 7:24pm / 2.4
1:12am / 7.7
2:48pm / 6.2
8:13am / -1.4
8:08pm / 2.4
1:54am / 7.5
3:32pm / 6.2
8:55am / -1.4
8:57pm / 2.5
2:40am / 7.3
4:20pm / 6.3
9:39am / -1.2
9:51pm / 2.4
3:31am / 6.8
5:09am / 6.4
10:54pm / 2.3
4:31am / 6.3
6:02pm / 6.5
5:40am / 5.8
6:55pm / 6.8
12:04am / 2.0
12:12pm / 0.1
9085 Arney Ln. NE
Woodburn, OR 97071
Florence Yamaha-sponsored Pro ATV sand drag racer Gary “Gee” Armstrong claimed third place in his race at Albany Sand Drag’s Memorial
Day Weekend Race. Armstrong races in the Pacific Northwest and California and has won two championship titles. In addition to Florence
Yamaha, his major sponsors include Fullerton Sand Sports Tires and Wheels, K and N Filters, CP-Carrillo Pistons, Spectro Oil USA, Redline
Racing Engines of Sweet Home, Santa Cruz Bicycles and Florence businesses Jack’s Welding and Red Art, Inc.
FAMILIES CAN CAST LINES FOR FREE THIS WEEKEND
The shoreline along Cleawox Lake in Honeyman State Park
is a favorite fishing spot, with activities planned for Free
Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
N ED H ICKSON
FLORENCE and REEDSPORT—
The public is invited to join Siuslaw
National Forest staff and agency part-
ners Saturday, June 6, or Sunday, June
7, for free fishing day activities during
Oregon’s statewide Free Fishing
An opportunity for free family fun
is planned for the Florence and
Reedsport areas that weekend, with
the first being in Florence on Saturday,
June 6, in the day-use parking lot on
the Cleawox side of Honeyman State
The event, which is from 8:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m., is a collaboration
between the U.S. Forest Service,
Department of Fish and Wildlife and
Ned Hickson/Siuslaw News
the Florence Salmon
a n d T r o u t
(STEP) members will
have more than 200
fishing rods available
to borrow that day and
ODFW supplies power
bait. STEP volunteers
will be available to
help new anglers learn
how to cast, bait a
hook and catch a fish.
assist on the shoreline
as families line the banks to try to
catch some of the thousands of rain-
bow trout that have been planted into
Cleawox Lake for the event.
Others will staff a fish cleaning sta-
tion, so that the catch can be taken
home, ready to cook.
There will be a free hot dog barbe-
cue, fish print T-shirt making and a
practice casting station.
Last year, more than 200 young
anglers participated in the day’s activ-
The following day, June 7, families
in the Reedsport area can come to
Lake Marie in Umpqua Lighthouse
4002 M UNSEL C REEK D RIVE
Lovely home in nice area of fine homes that backs up to Munsel
Creek green belt. The kitchen has oak cabinets & Corian counters.
The living room has a wood burning stove & a slider that connects
to an outdoor covered deck. There is RV parking & hook-ups on
the side. Come see it!
100 Hwy. 101, Florence, OR • 541.997.7777
“We’re next to the Bridge.”
COAST REAL ESTATE