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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

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, 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 ...

SATURDAY, DEC. 28, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013

MONDAY, NOV. 25, 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.

MONDAY, OCT. 21, 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, JUNE 13, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013

Photo: a pleasant pheasant morning in Montana

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Mating season is in full bloom around the region, and rooster pheasants are dressed to kill. Check out the colors this cock displayed Wednesday for the lens ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 28, 2012

MONDAY, OCT. 8, 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

Pheasant chicks handed out by thousands

WILDLIFE -- More than 6,400 pheasant chicks have been distributed in the past few weeks to people in the  Spokane region who vow to raise and release the birds into ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012

Weather rough on game-bird chicks

HUNTING -- Ouch.  The first week of June is prime time for the first hatch of pheasant chicks in southeastern Washington. Once again, it's being greeted by rain and cold ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

Pheasant photo triggers memories of morning walks

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY -- The one-in-a-million pheasant photo by Coeur d'Alene wildlife photographer Tim Christi sparked some pleasant memories after the S-R published it in the Outdoors section. I received this ...

MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2011

Area bird hunting outlook ripe with hope

UPLAND BIRD HUNTING --Hunters chilled at the thought of what the cool, rainy spring was doing to nesting pheasants and quail in June.  Indeed, the pheasant hatch isn’t anything to crow ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2011

Youth pheasant hunting clinic set near Moscow

HUNTING – Moscow-area youths ages 12-15 can register for a Youth Pheasant Hunting Clinic scheduled Oct. 1 in Genesee. Shotgun skills will be practiced at the local trap range followed ...

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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