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TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2014


THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014


TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

Snake River sockeye running toward recovery

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Once on the brink of extinction and still too close for comfort, Snake River sockeye surpassed an important milestone this week. Through Friday, 1,348 sockeye have been ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4, 2014

Unmarked salmon bonus day on lower Columbia

FISHING – Anglers fishing a section of the lower Columbia River will have one extra day to retain unmarked fall chinook salmon this month under an agreement reached today by ...

MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

Hanford Reach chinook not biting, yet

FISHING -- Patience. A record run of fall chinook is headed to the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River below Priest Rapids Dam. But they ain't there yet, according to ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014


THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014

Limit upped to 2 chinook at Westport

FISHING -- Starting Monday, Aug. 18, anglers fishing in ocean waters off Westport can keep up to two chinook salmon as part of their two-salmon daily limit, the Washington Department ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014

25-pound king tops Brewster Salmon Derby

FISHING -- Although there were a few jokes about the prevalence of "smoked fish," the sentiments were genuine last weekend as the ninth annual Brewster King Salmon Derby dedicated proceeds ...

THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014

MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

It’s a record run! Sockeye limit upped to 6

FISHING -- A rocketing spike of sockeye salmon up the Columbia River set run records this week and prompted the Washington Department of Fish Wildlife to increase the daily limit ...

MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014

Return tags in salmon, steelhead for $25

FISHING -- Area fishermen can get a $25 bonus if they catch a fish with a radio telemetry tag in the Snake, Columbia or Willamette Rivers. Just return the tag ...

TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Clearwater spring chinook fishing ends Sunday

FISHING -- Fishing for chinook salmon in the Middle Fork Clearwater, South Fork Clearwater and Lochsa rivers will be closed at the end of fishing hours on Sunday (June 29). This ...

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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