Five favorite hikes on San Juan Island

Visiting the San Juan Islands got a whole lot easier in January. Washington State Ferries now lets you make a reservation for the ferry you want to catch.

I tested that recently with a hassle-free weekend getaway to Friday Harbor.

It was ...

Best times for anglers

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

Sunday...............8:05 p.m..............................