Grant’s Getaways
OREGON SALMON WATCH

OREGON SALMON WATCH

November 9, 2020

For decades, I’ve been lucky enough to watch salmon spawning behavior along many of Oregon’s rivers and streams! I’ve found it to be a timeless and near reverential experience because salmon have such a remarkable journey. They also provide an intriguing show, and so I share some spots to see the action and learn more about our northwest heritage.

 

The poor man’s lobster

The poor man’s lobster

October 27, 2020

TRASK RIVER PARK AND CRAWFISHING

If you’re hitting your summer stride in the great outdoors and on the hunt for something different, consider a gas tank getaway along a small coastal stream: hiking, camping and fishing adventure off the beaten path in the nearby Tillamook State Forest.

Oregon’s Fish Whisperer

Oregon’s Fish Whisperer

September 30, 2020

Here's a question for every parent to ponder: ever wonder whether your actions, big or small, filled with prideful intent or simply by accident or sheer luck, made a difference, any sort of difference, to the pathways your children chose in life? This story is how one man's father helped him find a passion for Oregon outdoors.

The Getaway That Nearly Killed Me

The Getaway That Nearly Killed Me

September 11, 2020

By my estimation, I’d been underwater for about a minute and I had a passing thought that poor old photographer Bob was going to document something really tragic, like the station’s Outdoor Reporter drowns on a boating trip

Climbing Oregon Giants

Climbing Oregon Giants

August 26, 2020

We go the extra mile – straight up - to see an Oregon forest from a different point of view, by climbing a giant, old-growth Doug fir tree that’s hundreds of feet tall. It is an adventure that requires the right equipment, experienced guides, and no small amount of nerve.

Huckleberry Hounds

Huckleberry Hounds

August 14, 2020

The beauty of the Oregon lifestyle is that variety is the spice of life with enough adventures to satisfy your appetite for life in more than one spin of the word: not just outdoor adventure but tasty treats too. Especially in August, what I call “Huckleberry Hound” time for my family and friends.

THE POOR MAN’S LOBSTER - TRASK RIVER PARK AND CRAWFISHING

THE POOR MAN’S LOBSTER - TRASK RIVER PARK AND CRAWFISHING

July 28, 2020

If you’re hitting your summer stride in the great outdoors and on the hunt for something different, consider a gas tank getaway along a small coastal stream: hiking, camping and fishing adventure off the beaten path in the nearby Tillamook State Forest.

A RIVER RUNS THRU THE HEART OF OREGON

A RIVER RUNS THRU THE HEART OF OREGON

July 20, 2020

Join a journey of discovery along a river that runs through the heart of Central Oregon - prized for fishing, camping and exploring, you can also watch the Metolius River bubble to life right out the ground.

Oregon’s Most Dangerous River Bar

Oregon’s Most Dangerous River Bar

July 8, 2020

Grant visits the mouth of the Columbia River and two popular state parks for the price of one vacation that includes touchable history at a military fort.

Oregon’s Shangri-La By The Sea

Oregon’s Shangri-La By The Sea

June 29, 2020

Come along as we enjoy summer vacation at three Oregon State Parks for the price of one vacation; we are a family on the move, bound for new adventures and new places to see along the Oregon coastline.

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