Sport briefs

For the halibut

The halibut fishing season opens on May 9 in fishing area 6, eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca. How to fish for halibut in this area is the topic of discussion at the Thursday, May 1, meeting of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers Club. Members provide demonstrations of equipment and advice on fishing areas, and there will be an expanded segment on “Boat anchoring method for catching halibut.” The meeting is at 6:45 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim. See

O’Kon sinks an ace

Christine O’Kon of St. Augustine, Fla., sank her first lifetime hole-in-one on April 3, using a 7-iron to ace hole No. 8 at The Cedars at Dungeness.

Softball league sets season

The Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department is registering men’s and women’s teams for adult slowpitch softball leagues. The league is scheduled to start the week of April 28 with a kickoff tournament set for April 25-27.

To register, call Dan Estes at 417-4557, or e-mail


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