Day 1

In September 2016, Poggies participated in two days of fishing research with NOAA studying the bottom fish of Hood Canal. Of particular interest was the catching and implanting transmitters on Yellow Eye Rock fish. Seven were caught during the two day effort and are now reporting electronically on their habitat movements. All other fish species that were caught were recorded, DNA taken and released.

For more information on these and other studies go to:

westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov 

Fishing with NOAA - 2016

Test Fishery Monitoring

8/16/2016 - Kitsap Poggie Club was mentioned in the "Background" section in NOAA document: Endangered and Threatened Species; Draft Recovery Plan for Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Yelloweye Rockfish and Bocaccio

Fishing with NOAA - 2017

On April 5, 6th  - 2017, the Poggies participated in three days of fishing research with NOAA, to study the bottom fish of Hood Canal. Of particular interest this year was the catching Ling Cod . Leaving from Seabeck Marina, Captain Randy piloted the "JOKER" to some of his old secret spots. We spent part of the day on a buoy due to high winds.


Day 1: No lings were caught and "Poggie Ron knows why?"

Day 2: 4 lings were caught.

           Poggie Hank went for size. - 16lb.

Day 3: Canceled due to high winds.


The Lings were retained to conduct DNA and microbe studies.  All other fish species that were caught were recorded, DNA taken and then brought to depth with the aid of a fish release. The Biologists recorded 2 full pages of bottom fish caught.


For more information on these and other studies go to:

westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov 

Day 2