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State, Avista join to stock trout in Lake Spokane

FISHING -- About 155,000 catchable-size rainbow trout are being stocked into Lake Spokane in the first season of a 10-year agreement between the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Avista ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Lake Spokane water levels to drop tonight

BOATING -- Avista Utilities will start lowering the water level of Lake Spokane (Long Lake Reservoir) today by an additional one and one-half feet to facilitate work downstream of the company’s Long ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Lake Spokane drawdown to begin Monday

RESERVOIRS -- The annual drawdown of Lake Spokane, the Spokane River reservoir also known as Long Lake, is set to begin on Monday (Jan. 6), Avista Utilities announced today in a ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013

Northern pike on bite at Long Lake

FISHING -- Anglers have been hooking up with big bass at Long Lake this week, but the biggest fish Peter Roundy landed was a plump northern pike (above).   On his ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

Avista begins drawdown of Lake Spokane

RIVERS – The annual drawdown of Lake Spokane, the Spokane River reservoir also known as Long Lake, has begun, Avista Utilities announced today in a media release. Starting today, operators ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011

Lake Spokane winter drawdown starts Friday

RESERVOIRS -- Avista Utilities will start to draw down the water level at Lake Spokane (Long Lake Reservoir) on Friday (Dec. 23).Operators expect to lower the reservoir up to a foot a ...

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011

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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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