Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 2011

MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011




A hiker climbs at sunrise up Trail 102 on the Idaho side of the Snake River in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area upstream from Pittsburg Landing. Two years ago, forest officials shelved a plan that would have charged rafters and jet boaters a small daily fee to run the Snake River through Hells Canyon.A hiker climbs at sunrise up Trail 102 on the Idaho side of the Snake River in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area upstream from Pittsburg Landing. Two years ago, forest officials shelved a plan that would have charged rafters and jet boaters a small daily fee to run the Snake River through Hells Canyon.
 (File/File/ / The Spokesman-Review)

Oregon's new wolf pack adopts Hells Canyon

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Oregon's newest confirmed wolf pack is roaming the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Wilderness along the Snake River bordering Idaho. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife used hunter reports and remote cameras to help them document at leat five wolves in...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2011



FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

Carl Kjellstrand of Walla Walla calls his son with details of his successful morning whitetail hunt. The former Spokane resident was hunting with Outdoors editor Rich Landers in Montana.   (Rich Landers)

Returning home with loaded pickup 

HUNTING -- I'm on the road, returning from the annual cast and blast trip to Montana -- perfectly timed to avoid the Spokane Public Radio pledge drive. The pickup is loaded with a whitetail, a pronghorn, pheasants, Huns, sharpies, and a dog-tired dog. Fishing waders...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011


TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011


MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2011


FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011




Chanterelle mushrooms bring back fond memories.
 (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Great conditions for fall mushrooming

FORAGING– Mushroom foraging conditions have been near perfect with the recent rainfall followed by cooler temperatures and sunny days, according to the Seattle Times "Shroomers are flocking to forests in search of Japanese matsutake (Armillaria ponderosa), known for their unique smell and excellent table fare,"...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011



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