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FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016


Steelhead fishing expands in Wenatchee area

FISHING -- Starting Thursday, fishing for hatchery steelhead will open in the Icicle River and expand to an additional section of the Wenatchee River above Leavenworth. According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, areas that will open to fishing for steelhead one hour...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016

Paul Brockbank looks down the barrel of a twenty-gauge shotgun in Cabela's Gun Library. The Gun Library features approximately 250 collectable and valuable new and used firearms for sale.   The store, in Lehi, Utah, is similar to the one proposed for Post Falls, near the Idaho-Washington border.   (Christopher Onstott / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho economy big on guns 

FIREARMS -- Guns and shooting are like bread and butter to Idaho's economy, according to a survey. Idaho, Montana ranked in Top 5 for being gun-industry dependentA study done by the financial website, WalletHub.com examined states on a number of gun-related factors, including firearms industry...

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Steelhead: Fin structure good with distinct margins. Normal head, slender body.  (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Ringold steelheading should pick up this month

FISHING -- The stats are compiled: Indeed, Ringold-area steelhead fishing was slow in January, but the fishing on that stretchof the Columbia should pick up in February, biologists say. Paul Hoffarth, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department fisheries biologist in the Tri-Cities posted this report on...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column.



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