Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

11.8-pound record coho caught in Clearwater

FISHING --  Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed an 11.8-pound coho from the Clearwater River on Sunday, Nov. 9, to set an Idaho state record for ocean-run coho salmon. The ...

THURSDAY, NOV. 6, 2014

Coho fishing extended on middle Yakima River

FISHING -- The fishing season for coho salmon -- both hatchery and wild fish -- is being extended to Nov. 16 in the “middle” Yakima River, the Washington Department of Fish ...

MONDAY, NOV. 3, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

Hanford Reach fall chinook still on the bite

FISHING -- "The number of anglers fishing for salmon in the Hanford Reach continues to slowly decline but the fishing remains excellent with 2.7 fall chinook landed per boat," says ...


Idaho record coho caught on Clearwater

FISHING -- Idaho's first specific coho fishing season opened Friday on the Clearwater River and before the weekend was over, the state had a new record for coho salmon. Ethan ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014


TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014

Fall chinook fishing picks up on Yakima River

FISHING -- Fall chinook have finally livened up the Yakima River, according to this report posted today by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fisheries biologist Paul Hoffarth: This past ...


Anglers flocking to catch Hanford kings

SALMON FISHING -- Harvest and effort continues to increase in the Hanford Reach fall Chinook fishery on the Columbia River below Priest Rapids Dam. Washington Fish and Wildlife Columbia River ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

Yakima river section closed to float fishing

FISHING Starting Saturday, Sept. 20, a 1.25-mile section of the lower Yakima River in Prosser will be closed to fishing from any floating device, the Washington Department of Fish and ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014

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 ...

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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