Outdoors

FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014

Asian carp fishermen take sport to new level

FISHING -- When traditional fishing methods don't cut the hot mustard with high-flying Asian carp, some athletic young men behind a tow boat come up with a creative solution: Skarping. ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014

Kootenai River float pleases fly fishers

FISHING -- Wise anglers keep diaries of their fishing trips in log books with dates so they can look back for water conditions, hatches, lure-fly selection and other details that ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

Nine Mile Reservoir drawdown to increase Monday

WATERSPORTS -- Generator updating at Nine Mile Dam on the Spokane River will require a further drawdown of Nine Mile Reservoir starting Monday, Avista officials say. The reservoir already has ...


Don’t forget sea-kayaking basics

WATERSPORTS -- Fall is a fine time for sea kayaking around the region's waters, from Fishtrap Lake to the San Juan Islands. Even if you're an experience paddler, it's always ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014

Nine Mile Reservoir drawdown starts Friday

WATERSPORTS -- The water level of Nine Mile Reservoir will be lowered 3 to 6 feet starting Friday to accommodate work underway at Nine Mile Dam. Avista Utilities is replacing ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Post Falls Dam gates close; Spokane River flows drop

WATERSPORTS -- The Spokane River's flows have subsided enough for the spill gates at Post Falls Dam to be closed, Avista Utilities reports. That has allowed river recreation to open for the season starting ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

From boat ramps to potties, fishermen have paid their way

FISHING -- While Washington is highlighting the contributions hunters and shooters have made to wildlife habitat through the Pittman-Robertson Act of 1937, Idaho this week is highlighting the contributions anglers have made ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014

Rich Landers

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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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