Outdoors

THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Give bird dog attention before the hunt

HUNTING -- My Outdoors column today bags some tips from pro trainer Dan Hoke of Dunfur Kennel for easing bird dogs into the seasons safely and efficiently. Many hunters get ...

MONDAY, AUG. 5, 2013

THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013

Americans love their dogs; not so in Iran

HUNTING -- I had some interesting conversations over meals with a professor from Iran a few years ago centered on our common love for hunting chukars. We don't hear much ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013

Recent outdoor stories in The Spokesman-Review

State Parks centennial celebration June 8 at Riverside State Park Out & About: Free fishing offered in Idaho, Washington ... US Team shooters at youth clinic in Colville ... Trout derby ...

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

Hiker and dog highlight State of the Scotchmans gathering

 WILDERNESS -- Long-distance hikers Whitney "Allgood" LaRuffa and his dog, Karluk, will make a keynote presentation highlighting the annual State of the Scotchman's gathering Friday to update the pubic on the campaign for winning wilderness designation for ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

Every bird dog owner needs a skunk kit

HUNTING DOGS -- It's easy to be prepared for the unexpected but inevitable day your hunting dog is sprayed by a skunk. And you should ALWAYS be ready. Even at home, as ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013

Grass widows not alone on South Hill bluff

TRAILS -- Local writer Jim Kershner, a household name to long-time readers of The Spokesman-Review, is having a ball watching spring explode along the trails of the South Hill bluff ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20, 2013

Elk near Fairfield being chased by dog

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Wolves and cougars aren't the only critters posing a threat to the region's elk herds. Tom and Jane Smith of Spokane Valley were driving southbound on Highway 27 ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

Sled dog racing hits full stride this week

WINTER SPORTS -- Sled dog racing hits high gear in the Inland Northwest starting this week -- and skiers should note that skijoring is a category insome sled dog racing ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2013

Skijorers back their dogs at Mount Spokane

WINTER SPORTS --  Learn to ski with dog power in a skijoring clinic Sunday (Jan. 27), 2 p.m., at Mount Spokane State Park. The Mt. Spokane Skijor Group will teach basic ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013

TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013

Best things about hunting dogs revisited

BIRD DOGGING -- A Facebook friend recently sent me several poignant quotations regarding dogs, which made me think fondly back over the German shorthairs, Brittanys and English setters I've been ...

TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012

Bird dog is angler’s best friend

FISHING/HUNTING -- Having trouble finding birds to shoot during the upland bird hunting season? No worries. Put that bird dog to use retrieving a fish dinner.  Video shows how easy ...

Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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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