Arrow-right Camera

Outdoors blog

Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 6:50 a.m.

Shooting salmon can make your head ache

DARWIN AWARD CANDIDATES -- We're not making this up:

Man accidentally shoots self while 'fishing' on Deschutes River -- Tacoma News Tribune

A Thurston County man told deputies he accidentally shot himself in the head with his .22-caliber rifle Sunday afternoon while he was "fishing" for salmon on the Deschutes River, according to a sheriff's report.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Outdoors blog
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.

Follow Rich online: