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THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014

Fires scorch hopes for sockeye fishermen

FISHING -- The heat and smoke of wildfires is forcing some anglers to temporarily chill their enthusiasm for catching a share of the record run of sockeye heading into the ...


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 ...

THURSDAY, JULY 3, 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 11, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014


Ocean salmon fishing hot, as predicted

FISHING -- Reports from the first week of the ocean salmon fishing season off the Washington Coast confirm the predictions that this is a season for the record books. "At ...

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

Tribes selling spring chinook this weekend

FISHING – If you haven’t been able to catch your own spring chinook in this year’s run, Columbia River tribes are selling them fresh from their nets this weekend for ...

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Columbia Basin fisheries ideas due May 30

FISHING -- People with ideas about how to improve state sportfishing rules in the Columbia River Basin have until May 30 to submit their proposals to the Washington Department of Fish and ...

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014

Spring chinook marching up Snake River

FISHING -- Angling success for spring chinook picked up at Ice Harbor and Little Goose dams, the first fisheries the salmon encounter as they head up the Snake River.  The ...

SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Six sea lions killed to protect Columbia salmon

FISHING -- Six California sea lions have been killed to protect endangered salmon crossing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, the Associated Press reports. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Jessica ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

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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