Outdoors blog archive for June 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014



Chuck Littlecrow of the Kalispel Tribe Natural Resources Department removes a northern pike from a gillnet on the Pend Oreille River.  (Rich Landers)

Northern pike can't get food stamps 

FISHING -- An angler took a shot at me in the Sunday Sports Letters regarding my Thursday column updating the northern pike suppression effort on the Pend Oreille River downstream from Newport. That's fine. All opinions are welcome. But he insinuates that I "didn't tell...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014



Canoe racer Megan Burgmuller takes spray from the Blackfoot River earlier this week during a practice run through the gates set for the 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship race at Roundup Rapids. (Kurt Wilson / Missoulian)

Racers hit Blackfoot in open canoes

WATERSPORTS --The 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship starts today and runs through Sunday (June 29) near Missoula on the Blackfoot River upstream of the Roundup Fishing Access Site off Montana Highway 200. Spectators can view the American Canoe Association event for free in the...

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Frank Moran poses with the deer he killed while hunting in Eastern Montana.
 (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Montana surplus big-game tags on sale

HUNTING -- The wait is over for nonresidents still hoping to purchase a license to hunt deer and elk in Montana. A number of first-come first-served surplus licenses, good for antlered deer and elk in most hunting districts, can be purchased online or over-the-counter at...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014





Carrie Ringo Carlquist and other Spokane Mountain enjoy spectacular views during their slog up the Muir Snowfield the day before they began their summit bid on Mount Rainier. That's the Tatoosh Range, Goat Rocks Wilderness and Mount Adams in the background.

Photo:A fine day to climb Rainier 

CLIMBING -- Climbing Mount Rainier with the Spokane Mountaineers clearly was a perfect way to celebrate the first day of summer. This group beat the odds and made it to the top. Only about 40 percent of the 11,000 mountaineers who attempt the climb reach...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014




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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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