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SUNDAY, NOV. 19, 2017

MONDAY, SEPT. 18, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016

TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27, 2016

A fly fisher releases a Saskatchewan northern pike in Turning Points North, a film featured in the 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour. (R.A. Beattie)

Fly Fishing Film Tour returns to the Bing on Tuesday

FISHING -- From British Columbia and Patagonia, Saskatchewan and Zambia, Virginia to Montana, Bolivia to islands off Africa, some of the hottest cinematographers on (and under) the water have put together nifty fly fishing storylines, memorable characters and spectacular fish-catching action for a show coming...

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MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2015

Dan Sumner, left, was paired with boat owner Tyler Brinks during a Spokane Bass Club tournament.

Free 'Fishing Frenzy' seminars set for Saturday

Six bass and walleye seminars are scheduled on Saturday, Feb. 28, during the February Fishing Frenzy at Spokane Valley Marine, 7915 E. Sprague Ave. The presentations will be made by local anglers as well as Bassmaster pro John Murray. The one-day event involves prize giveaways...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 12, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

Jennifer Nepean prepares to release a smallmouth bass caught while fishing on the Grande Ronde River in August. (Sean Visintainer)

Prime time to hook smallies on the Ronde

FISHING -- Silver Bow Fly Shop guide Sean Visintainer posted these photos to remind us that August is prime time for catching chunky smallmouth bass in the Snake and Grande Ronde Rivers. Says Visintainer: Bassin' is always a great alternative to trout fishing during the...

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SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

FRIDAY, FEB. 14, 2014


John Whalen, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife regional fisheries manager, measures trout for a creel survey at Badger Lake. Anglers Patrick Fitzgerald and Dan Newbury had each caught their limit of trout by trolling and casting flies on opening day of the fishing season in 2009. (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

Badger Lake trout fishing revival nixed 13 

FISHING -- The revival of trout fishing at Badger Lake, one of Washington’s most productive put-and-take fisheries for rainbows and cutthroats, is on hold at least for another year. Washington Fish and Wildlife officials said today that they have canceled plans for a fall rotenone...

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MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

Spokane anglerr Tyler Brinks holds a lunker largemouth bass he caught in Badger Lake on July 28, 2013.  The trout-management lake is proposed for a rotenone treatment that would remove the bass and sunfish in the lake. (courtesy)

Bass fishing derby proposed for Badger Lake

FISHING – EWU Sportsmans Club is trying to organize a fishing derby for bass and perhaps trout on Badger Lake for mid-September. The lake is proposed for a rotenone treatment in late fall to restore its traditional trout fishery. A decision on the proposal by...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 3, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013


TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013

Jeff Holmes nets a smallmouth bass reeled in by Reel Time Fishing guide Toby Wyatt of Clarkston during a drift-boat trip on the Grande Ronde River. (Rich Landers)

Recent Outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review

Grande Ronde bass fishing is dream job for guide Reel Time Fishing guide migrates to tap peak runs Groups offer reward for info on missing grizzly Elk hoof rot confounds state officials Field Reports: Slobs force decision on Spokane County no-shooting zones Shooters trigger early...

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