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Outdoors blog Lake Roosevelt archive

MONDAY, OCT. 2, 2017

FRIDAY, AUG. 18, 2017

TUESDAY, AUG. 15, 2017

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017

White sturgeon. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Toxicity rated low in Lake Roosevelt sturgeon

FISHING – The white sturgeon anglers are able to catch and keep for the first time in a new Lake Roosevelt fishery are healthy to eat, a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist says. The Washington Department of Health lists the Columbia River reservoir...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017

TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017

FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017

THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016

THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016

 Spring Canyon near Grand Coulee Dam is a popular boat launching and camping area along the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. (Rich Landers)

Lake Roosevelt 2017 boat launching permits available

WATERSPORTS -- The 2017 annual boat launching permits for Lake Roosevelt are available, but the National Park Service no longer offers discounts for early purchases. A permit is required for launching any type of vessel at all designated National Park Service-managed launch ramps the reservoir...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016

Researchers use an instrument to check a Lake Roosevelt wild redband trout for an implanted transmitter. (COURTESY OF COLVILLE TRIBES / Courtesy of Colville Tribes)

New rules adopted to protect Roosevelt reband trout

FISHING -- New rules to protect wild redband trout in Lake Roosevelt were adopted in a conference call today by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, which voted to change the daily catch limit on trout in the Columbia River reservoir and extend a closure in a section of the Sanpoil River during a trout spawning...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

The Spokane River, right, flows into the larger Columbia River. The village of Seven Bays is at bottom right.  (The Spokesman-Review)

No boat fuel at Seven Bays until June 30

WATERSPORTS -- Repairs and upgrades to the fuel and electrical systems will prevent fuel from being sold at the Seven Bays Marina on Lake Roosevelt until about June 30, the national park service reports. Boat fuel is available on the reservoir at Keller Ferry Marina...

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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016

FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016

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