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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013

Barbless hook rule set to expand on Columbia

FISHING -- Starting May 1, anglers fishing for salmon or steelhead on the Columbia River and most of its tributaries downstream from Chief Joseph Dam will be required to use barbless hooks. This is just one of several new fishing rules adopted for 2013 by...

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

Salmon, steelhead issues topic of Tri-Cities meeting

FISHING – Washington fisheries managers will explain forecasts and rules for salmon and steelhead fishing in the Columbia Basin in a public meeting Wednesday (March 27), 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Benton PUD building, 2721 W. 10th Ave. in Kennewick. Discussion topics will range from...

MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2012

Barbless hooks required Jan. 1 on much of Columbia River

FISHING -- Starting New Year’s Day, anglers will be required to use barbless hooks until further notice when fishing for salmon, steelhead and cutthroat on a large section of the Columbia River. The rule will affect sport fisheries from the mouth of the Columbia River...

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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. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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