Category Archives: Highway 4

Long Beach – Gooseneck barnacles

Gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus), also called stalked barnacles or goose barnacles, are filter-feeding crustaceans that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks in the intertidal zone. They are found only on exposed or moderately exposed coasts as they depend on … Continue reading

Posted in beach, fall, Highway 4, marine life, ocean, Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Long Beach – Velella velella

Velella velella at Long Beach Also known as sea raft, by-the-wind sailor, purple sail, or little sail because of the sails on their backs, Velella velella are small carnivorous animals related to jellyfish that live on the surface of the … Continue reading

Posted in beach, fall, Highway 4, marine life, ocean, Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taylor River

Low water at Taylor River Taylor River is one of those places that you should take the time to visit – it’s powerful at low water flows, and spectacular and deadly during high water flows. It picked up this stump, … Continue reading

Posted in British Columbia, forest, Highway 4, logging, mountains, nature, Pacific Rim, river, Vancouver Island | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Miss Cheyenne – ex Easy Come

The fishing boat Miss Cheyenne (ex Easy Come) in Port Alberni Related Posts:Miss KellyMiss QuadraMiss BrendaGotha Foss

Posted in fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gotha Foss

The fishing boat Gotha Foss in Port Alberni Related Posts:Gotha Foss – ex White DawnDeep Bay – Lorna FossCourtenay MaidPacific Venture

Posted in fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pacific Venture

The fishing boat Pacific Venture in Port Alberni Related Posts:Alberni Pacific – Live steamPort Alberni – trains and mountainsAutumn VentureAlberni Pacific

Posted in fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Courtenay Maid

The fishing boat Courtenay Maid in Port Alberni Related Posts:BC MaidViking MaidShy AnnPort Alberni

Posted in fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shy Ann

The fishing boat Shy Ann in Port Alberni Related Posts:Port AlberniHecate Strait No. 1 – ex Parr FourPort Alberni – ChoochPort Alberni – tugs in the mist

Posted in black and white, fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nerka No. 1

Nerka No. 1 at Fishermen’s Harbour in Port Alberni Related Posts:Port AlberniPort AlberniPort Alberni – the roundaboutPort Alberni – trains and mountains

Posted in fisheries, fishing boats, Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pacific Spray

Pacific Spray in Port Alberni This is an interesting vessel as it is registered as a Fishing / Packer/Bait/ Transfer vessel. Related Posts:Pacific PromisePacific RancherSonghee – ex DriftwoodALPULP VII

Posted in Highway 4, marina, Port Alberni, ships | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment