MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

Roosevelt bite still on despite drawdown

FISHING -- Fishing for trout remains good in Lake Roosevelt -- for kokanee, too, on occasion --  despite the deeper than previously predicted drawdown that's underway.  In mid March, the U.S. Bureau of ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2014


Video: Sullivan Lake kokanee spawning in Harvey Creek

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Spawning kokanee provide vivid autumn wildlife viewing opportunities at several classic sites in the Inland Northwest. Edward Cairns employed his Go-Pro video camera on Monday and took advantage of the ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, 2013


Storm kills 10,000 Koocanusa kokanee

FISHING -- News about the impacts of that huge thunderstorm system that rumbled through the region on Aug. 25 keep rolling in. An algae bloom combined with the fast-moving storm ...

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013


Kokanee revival forecast at Dworshak Reservoir

FISHING -- Dworshak Reservoir’s kokanee fishery surprised anglers in 2012, as notoriously small kokanee finally showed some size. The fish were growing to the 13-inch range in response to the ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

Bald eagle numbers dropping at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING — Although plenty of bald eagles are still hanging around, the annual congregation at Lake Coeur d'Alene peaked around Dec.19 and numbers are declining. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 28, 2012

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26, 2012

Bald eagle drops in on viewer at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Carlene Hardt heard about the huge numbers of bald eagles congregating at Lake Coeur d'Alene and finally made time on Sunday to go out and see for herself. "I ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 25, 2012

Eagle Watch Week Dec. 26-30 at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A bounty of at least 260 bald eagles counted last week bodes well for the annual Eagle Watch Week, Dec. 26-30, along the eastern shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012

Bald eagle count soars to 204 at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING — A total of 204 bald eagles were counted today (Dec. 13) in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d'Alene, up from 121 eagles counted on Dec. 5 and ...


Bald eagle numbers increase at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING --  A total of 121 bald eagles were counted Tuesday in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d'Alene, up from 100 eagles counted on Nov. 27 during ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012

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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