Outdoors

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

MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013

Recent outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review

North Idaho-trained wildlife photographer focuses on saving endangered species Lake Roosevelt bass escape new liberal limits State, trube conflict on Sanpoil fishing licenses Out & About: Pend Oreille River derby ...

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 ...

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013

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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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