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MONDAY, NOV. 4, 2013

Four men needed to land record sunfish in Puget Sound

FISHING -- Sunfish, the midgets of inland lake fisheries, have won new stature in the saltwater of Washington's Puget Sound. A mola weighing up to 350 pounds was caught within view of the Seattle skyline on Tuesday night. It took four men to pull the...

SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013

Record rockfish was 64 years old, not 200, tests show

Update: Tests later indicated the fish was 64 years old, according to an Alaska Fish and Game report.. FISHING -- The record-breaking rockfish that caught national attention last week after biologists esitmated it was more than 200 years old has been proved to be a...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013

Record rockfish, 200 years old, caught in Alaska

FISHING -- A Seattle man fishing in Alaska caught a 40-pound shortraker rockfish that experts believe could be 200 years old, which would easily predate the Alaska Purchase in 1867. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that Henry Liebman was deep-sea fishing off the coast of...

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

Wash. commission amends recently adopted fishing rules

FISHING -- In an unusual move, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, meeting in a conference call today, reconsidered and amended several fishing regulation it had adopted at its March 1 meeting in Moses Lake. The changes include increasing the annual limit for white sturgeon...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013

Commission to reconsider some Wash. fishing rules adopted last week

FISHING -- In an unusual procedure, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is reconsidering some of the fishing regulations the nine-member panel adopted on March 1 during its rule-setting meeting in Moses Lake. Reconsideration of at least four rules is on the agenda for a...

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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