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Thu., March 15, 2012, 12:43 p.m.

Fishing closes today on Spokane River stretches

Steve Moss of Spokane enjoys fly fishing on the Spokane River year-round, except during spring run-off. On this afternoon last week he was casting to trout feeding on a hatch of blue-wing olive mayflies along the river downstream from downtown Spokane. (Rich Landers)
Steve Moss of Spokane enjoys fly fishing on the Spokane River year-round, except during spring run-off. On this afternoon last week he was casting to trout feeding on a hatch of blue-wing olive mayflies along the river downstream from downtown Spokane. (Rich Landers)

FISHING – The annual spring fishing closure to protect spawners in the Spokane River begins tomorrow (March 16).

Fishing won’t resume until June 1 below Monroe Street Dam.

The fishing season will reopen on the river from the stateline downstream to Upriver Dam on June 2.

Check the fishing regulations closely.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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