Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014


Oregon rancher kills 500-pound black bear

WILDLIFE -- A huge black bear by Oregon standards has been killed by a rancher legally defending the family's property. Hunters are scratching their heads wondering how they missed seeing ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014



FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014


Photo: Labrador retriever, or a beaver?

DOGS -- It's not hunting season and there are no tennis balls around so... Teri Pieper of Twisp has an endless source of entertainment in this Lab.   Next:  The entire ...


THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

Spring gobbler seasons open in region

HUNTING -- It's 5:49 a.m.: Washington's spring gobbler general hunting season just opened. I hear turkeys talking out here in the woods, but I don't see them. Patience.

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Washington increases elk tags, cuts deer permit fees

HUNTING --  Elk hunting permits will be increased in the Colockum and Yakima areas along with antlerless deer permits in northeastern Washington under 2014-15 hunting regulations adopted by the state Fish and Wildlife ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014

April a month of “openers” for Washington sportsmen

HUNTING/FISHING -- April is perhaps the biggest month of the year for "opening days," with something for Washington outdoor enthusiasts of virtually every persuasion. Here are dates to consider: Today – Several dozen lakes ...

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 ...


MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014


Time to start locating a gobbler

HUNTING -- The 2014 spring gobbler seasons are coming up: WASHINGTON Youth turkey season -- April 5-6 General spring gobbler season -- April 15-May 31 IDAHO Youth turkey season -- April 8-14. General ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014

Lawmakers pressure Jewell to keep wolf protections

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Federal lawmakers pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday to drop the administration’s plan to end federal protections for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states. ...

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.

By Rich Landers richl@spokesman.com (509) 459-5508


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