Outdoors

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

Clinic prepares dogs for rattlesnake encounters

HUNTING – A rattlesnake aversion clinic for dogs, using live adult and juvenile snakes, put on by Natural Solutions of California is set for June 27 in Lewiston. Cost: $70. Pre-register ...

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

Bird dog club invites public to training day

HUNTING -- The Spokane Bird Dog Association is inviting hunters to bring their dogs to a training day, which includes expert help for all breeds, starting Saturday at 8 a.m., at ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Tough hunting for Snake Canyon chukars

HUNTING -- Eastern Washington's pheasant season ended Sunday in a weekend of winds gusting to 70 mph at the top of the 49 Degrees North ski area where they toppled ...

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Taking the high route for chukars

HUNTING -- I started low along the Snake River and climbed high into the basalt cliffs for chukars on Saturday. It was a perfectly sunny but cool day for working my ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013

MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 2013

Bird dog surveys the harvest

HUNTING -- My English setter, Scout, had six consecutive points on hens, then one solid find on a solo rooster.   Stir-fry dinner coming up.

SATURDAY, NOV. 2, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

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 ...

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 ...

Singles ad catches bird hunter’s attention

HUNTING -- An Internet oldie from the singles ads.  SINGLE BLACK FEMALE seeks male companionship, ethnicity unimportant. I'm a very good girl who LOVES to play. I love long walks ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

Sign up: Spring training for bird dogs

HUNTING -- A clinic for owners of pointing dogs of all ages and abilities is set by the Spokane Bird Dog Association for 8 a.m.-noon on June 8 at the club's Espanola training ...

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, 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 ...

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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