Fishing Report, Nov. 29

first_img Follow The Columbian on Instagram By Terry Otto, Columbian staff writer Published: November 29, 2018, 6:48pm Terry Otto Columbian staff writer The Dalles Pool — Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed 12 sublegal and three legal white sturgeon released for one boat (four anglers).WalleyeThe Dalles Pool — Weekly checking showed two walleye kept, plus one walleye released for three boats (six anglers). Cowlitz River — I-5 Bridge downstream had eight bank rods had no catch. Two boats/five rods had no catch. Above the I-5 Bridge had four bank rods had no catch. Two boats/four rods released two coho.Grays River — Four bank anglers released four coho and three coho jacks. One boat/three rods released three coho.Elochoman River — Three bank anglers kept one steelhead, one coho jack and released one steelhead and one coho jack.Kalama River — Twenty-four bank anglers had no catch.East Fork Lewis River — six bank anglers had no catch.Salmon Creek — 15 bank anglers had no catch.Black Friday trout fishingRowland Lake — Trout fishing was a little slow this year on Black Friday, although most anglers that stuck with it did eventually land limits of big rainbow trout. Fishing had slowed by Saturday. Share: [email protected] Poor weather slowed the bite at some of the lakes stocked for the Black Friday trout opener, although some anglers did well. Fishing should continue to be good for the plus-sized fall rainbows in lakes that were stocked.White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam, but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.Walleye fishing has slowed considerably in the Columbia River. Crappie are biting in Silver Lake.Salmon/SteelheadFrom the Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia upstream to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco is closed to angling for and retention of salmon and steelhead. Fishing Report, Nov. 29 Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Follow Share: By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Trolling 2.0 Maglips worked well at Rowland Lake, according to Buzz Ramsey of Yakima Bait. He also reported that bank anglers did take some fish with Powerbait and spinners.Klineline Pond — The big trout in Klineline have been clustering in shallow water just to the south of the swimming beach. Fishermen have been catching them on a variety of baits and small lures. Anglers fishing other spots on the lake are catching very few fish.Battle Ground Lake — Boat anglers have been doing fairly well fishing in the deepest part of the lake, and a few anglers have done well off the dock. Bank anglers are catching very few fish.SturgeonBonneville Pool — Closed for retention. Weekly checking showed 14 sublegal sturgeon released for one boat (three anglers). GOlast_img read more

Avoya Travel Creates New Agency Dashboard To Increase Travel Network Sales Success

first_imgAvoya Travel’s Leading Vacation Platform Improves Travel Planning and Supports Agents  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – September 17, 2018 – Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative travel brands, has created and launched the industry-leading Avoya Agency Dashboard™ to give Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network™ deeper insights into their agencies’ performance that were never available before. Using advanced technology, Avoya is empowering Independent Agencies with actionable, transparent metrics so travel professionals can make the best data-based business decisions, apply effective strategies that lead to increasing bookings and incomes, and ultimately provide even better vacation planning experiences for customers. Built in-house by Avoya from the ground up, Avoya’s Agency Dashboard strategically leverages robust performance data to enhance Independent Agency support in the rapidly growing Avoya Network. By automating complex reports, data is brought into a single interface – the Dashboard – that is integrated intoAgent Power™, Avoya’s award-winning Independent Agency Operating System™. Through the Agency Dashboard, Independent Agencies now have direct, daily access to better and more easy-to-understand metrics that are crucial to running a successful business, growing sales, and servicing clients. “Like a dashboard in a car or airplane that provides crucial information as to where you are, where you’re going, how fast or slowly, and the condition of your engine, Avoya Travel’s innovative Agency Dashboard does the same for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network and their success as business owners,” said Jeff Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. Avoya’s Agency Dashboard includes reports and charts in one place that give Independent Agency owners deeper visibility into their agency’s performance than was ever available before – all in one place. It also gives individual agent performance metrics, allowing Independent Agency owners to more efficiently track the success of their own agents as well as overall business. “Avoya Travel’s Agency Dashboard is an impressive resource for my business because having so much insightful data available in a customizable interface helps me be a more strategic agency owner. I particularly love seeing the year-over-year comparisons, my commission trends, customer ratings as it translates to my repeat business, and easily following sales and closing rate percentage trends,” said Susan Wolfson, owner of Go Astro Travel LLC. “As a former computer programmer, I value how Avoya Travel continues to pioneer new technologies, like Avoya’s Agency Dashboard, and lead in providing the best support for my success and the growth of my Independent Agency.” Using innovative front-end technology, Avoya’s Agency Dashboard is fully responsive and reactive so it responds to user input with immediate feedback without page reloads or pauses. It is a prototype for the company’s new front-end technology moving forward and is already being integrated on Avoya’s consumer website. The Agency Dashboard, and the state-of-the-art technology that powers it, is integral to the mission of the company’s Avoya 2025 plan. This will further establish Avoya as the number one vacation platform that supports Independent Agencies, supplier partners, and customers. While the Agency Dashboard delivers on Phase 1 of Avoya 2025 as the most recent enhancement to the Independent Agency side of Avoya’s platform, Avoya will continue evolving the interface so it remains cutting-edge and offers maximum support to the Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network. “We are extremely excited about the Agency Dashboard because not only does it provide unparalleled support for Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network with empowerment through strategic data, it also marks another milestone in Avoya Travel’s mission to become the number one vacation platform for customers, travel professionals, and supplier partners,” said Jeff Anderson. “With Avoya’s Agency Dashboard and our significant technology advancement, Avoya Travel continues its tradition of innovation and position as a leader in the travel industry.”  About Avoya TravelAvoya Travel is a family-owned company with a longstanding reputation for being one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 30 years, and one of their largest sellers of cruises and tours, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. Through an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. Cruise lines and travel partners recognize this, as Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named Travel Partner of the Year by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, MSC Cruises, and more. Today, Avoya is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with support offices throughout the United States. Travel agency owners, travel professionals, and others interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit read more