Coho count nice way to end September

FISHING -- It's been a good year for Columbia River spring chinook, a record year for sockeye, a record or near-record year for fall chinook, and now the latest about ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014

Fall chinook fishing picks up on Yakima River

FISHING -- Fall chinook have finally livened up the Yakima River, according to this report posted today by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fisheries biologist Paul Hoffarth: This past ...

Anglers flocking to catch Hanford kings

SALMON FISHING -- Harvest and effort continues to increase in the Hanford Reach fall Chinook fishery on the Columbia River below Priest Rapids Dam. Washington Fish and Wildlife Columbia River ...

SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014

Area trout rivers prime for fly fishing

FISHING -- Waters are cooling and aquatic insects are hatching -- mahoganies, blue-wing olives, baetis, and the occasional October caddis. You know what that means? Hit a cloudy day and ...


TUESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2014

Coho angling record set on lower Columbia

FISHING -- Coho are the latest of the Pacific salmon species prompting records on the Columbia River this year. From August 1 through September 21, there have been an estimated ...

Hanford Reach flotilla sacking chinook

FISHING -- The number of boat pursuing fall chinook on the Hanford Reach of the Columbia has virtually doubled each week since late August -- and the crowd hasn't curbed ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 2014

Steelhead fly fishing seminars at Silver Bow

FLY FISHING -- Two seminars on the basics of fly fishing for steelhead, including where to go and what tactics to use at different times of year, are scheduled Sept. 29 or Sept. ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

Yakima river section closed to float fishing

FISHING Starting Saturday, Sept. 20, a 1.25-mile section of the lower Yakima River in Prosser will be closed to fishing from any floating device, the Washington Department of Fish and ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014


TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

First salmon in 102 years return to Elwha River

FISHING -- The Elwha River dams removal is one of the great "return-to-nature" stories to follow into the next decade.... Read the latest from the (Olympic) Peninsula Daily News. “When ...

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, SEPT. 12, 2014

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