Outdoors blog archive for July 2012

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012

MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012

Anglers fishing in Yellowstone National Park. (File)

Warm water closes Yellowstone rivers to fishing

FISHING -- A week after an unrelenting heat wave forced Montana to put restrictions on three rivers, Yellowstone Park officials have announced they're closing fishing on portions of three rivers because of unusually warm water temperatures. Starting Wednesday, park officials will prohibit fishing on the...

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In this Sunday, July 29, 2012, photo, Connor Baxter raises his paddle after finishing first in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in Honolulu. The 17-year-old from Maui defended his title in a 32-mile paddleboard race across the Molokai channel. (Associated Press)

Stand up and cheer for this paddleboarder

PADDLEBOARDING -- Feeling like you pushed your limits last weekend during a weekend warrior outdoor pursuit? How about this? Connor Baxter, 17, raises his paddle in the photo above after finishing first in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in Honolulu on Sunday. The 17-year-old from...

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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012



A raft carring anglers is put in perspective in this shot from high above on top of a rock cliff overlooking the Smith River. (Rich Landers)

Heat curtails fishing on 3 Montana rivers

FISHING -- While rivers in the Spokane-to-Missoula region are still flowing somewhat higher that normal and reasonably cool, waters -- and fish -- farther east are feeling the heat of a drought. Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks today advised anglers on three central Montana rivers...

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TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012

The Gallo family of Puyallup display a nice catch of Brewster Pool sockeye salmon. (Anton Jones)

Sockeye are hot item in Upper Columbia

SALMON FISHING -- Sockeye salmon fishing is hot at the mouth of the Okanogan River near Brewster, and it's no secret. Anton Jones of Darrell and Dad's Family Guide Service said anglers have converged on the fishery, requiring some thought to how to cope with...

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MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012

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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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