Outdoors

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014


Fishing rules change on Tucannon River

FISHING --  Since Sept. 1, Tucannon River anglers have been required to comply with several rule changes that are not in the current regulations pamphlet to protect wild steelhead and ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014


New fishing rules proposed for Columbia River basin

FISHING -- Washington Fish and Wildlife officials are seeking public comments on 32 proposed sportfishing rules they’re recommending for the Columbia River Basin. The proposals cover fishing seasons, daily limits and other ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Columbia Basin fisheries ideas due May 30

FISHING -- People with ideas about how to improve state sportfishing rules in the Columbia River Basin have until May 30 to submit their proposals to the Washington Department of Fish and ...

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

Comments sought on Snake River chinook proposals

FISHING -- With an encouraging run of spring chinook forecast for 2014, he Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is taking public comments on proposals for a spring chinook salmon fishery on the Snake ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

Okanogan River steelhead fishing to close Friday

FISHING -- Two sections of the Okanogan River will close to fishing for steelhead one hour before official sunrise on Friday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says. Okanogan River: From ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

Steelheading to close on upper Columbia

FISHING -- Steelhead fisheries will close one hour after sunset on Sunday, Dec. 8, on the upper Columbia River from Rock Island Dam to Wells Dam and on the Wenatchee and Icicle ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

Steelhead rules liberated on Hanford Reach

FISHING -- Steelheading rules on a portion of the Columbia River are being liberated Thursday as enough fish move up the river to satisfy hatchery egg-taking needs.   Here's the ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2013

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1, 2013

New steelheading rule for Tucannon River

FISHING -- Starting toaday, Sept. 1, a new fishing rule designed to protect critically low levels of wild steelhead and reduce the number of hatchery fish on the spawning grounds ...

MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

Hot Buoy 10 salmon season gets reprieve

SALMON FISHING -- Fish managers have just announced a compromise rule that will prevent the wildly successful Buoy 10 chinook fishery from being shut down prematurely.  Here's the news from ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013

Warm water restricts fishing on Montana rivers

FISHING -- Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is limiting fishing hours on several rivers due to lower flows and warmer temperatures. The fishing closures between 2 p.m. and midnight will ...

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

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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