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For a fun and inexpensive place to enjoy a  memorable and relaxing vacation, consider all that Ferry County has to offer.  Follow us on Twitter or check out our calendar to learn about upcoming events.

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Bass Fishing Tournament

"Sandy" Sandoval displays bass caught in Curlew Lake, WA. Photo: Diane Sims.

“Sandy” Sandoval displays bass caught in Curlew Lake, WA. Photo: Diane Sims.

The first-annual Bass Blues BBQ and Brews Bass Tournament will be held at Black Beach Resort on beautiful Curlew Lake, the event three-day is scheduled for Sept. 26, 27, and 28, 2014. The event, which centers around the bass tournament, will include a Blues festival, gourmet BBQ (provided by Republic’s Freckles Gourmet BBQ), and local brews. Prizes will be awarded.

CHECK-IN: Friday, Sept. 26, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, first light to 3:00 p.m. (Check-in resumes at first light.)
Sunday, September 28, first light to 12:00 p.m.

Admission is by donation only. All proceeds with go to support next year’s BBBB Festival. Sponsored by the Curlew Lake Association.

Visit the organizer’s Facebook page for more event information: https://www.facebook.com/bassbluesbbqandbrews

Stonerose Interpretive Center and Fossil Site

Fossil found in the Stonerose fossil bed.

Fossil found in the Stonerose fossil bed.

Fifty million years ago, during the Eocene Epoch, the area now occupied by Republic, Washington lay beneath the waters of an ancient lake. As the lake bed filled with volcanic ash and sediment, leaves, flowers, fish, and insects were trapped in the layers of resulting mud. Today the lake is gone, along with the unusual mix of topography and climate that produced plants and animals that haven’t been found together in any other location. Located in an unassuming roadcut along Knob Hill Road, the Boot Hill Fossil Site* provides paleontologists and amateur fossil hunters alike the unprecedented opportunity of discovering world class examples of…. More…>

Curlew Lake State Park

Fishing dock at Curlew Lake State Park.

Fishing dock at Curlew Lake State Park.

Stay overnight or spend the day at Curlew Lake State Park, located ten miles north of Republic, Washington (in Ferry County). This jewel of a park offers visitors a lines-free boat launch and choice of 82 campsites dotted across the park’s 127 acres of uncrowded, grass-covered hills. Bring a fishing rod and fish off the dock for the lake’s stock of trout. Bring your swim trunks and spend a warm summer day swimming off their sandy beach. Surrounded on three sides by the peaks and valleys of the Colville and Okanogan National Forests, the park provides lake-view sites set atop grassy knolls; secluded sites tucked in hillside clefts; and shaded RV and trailer sites.  More…>

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