Outdoors

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, AUG. 21, 2014


THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014

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 ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013

Lake Wenatchee sockeye fishing to close

FISHING -- Sockeye salmon fishing at Lake Wenatchee will close Sunday after sunset, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has just announced.   Here are the details: Closure goes into ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 9, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013

Lake Wenatchee sockeye fishing opens Aug. 3

FISHING -- A sockeye fishery for Lake Wenatchee has just been announced, and it will open Saturday (Aug. 3). Washington Fish and Wildlife officials say enough fish are moving into ...

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013

Sockeye fishing opens Friday on Hanford Reach

FISHING -- The Hanford Reach of the Columbia River will open to fishing for sockeye salmon on Friday, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has just announced. Here are the ...

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013

Idaho hatchery to boost endangered sockeye

FISHING – Construction on a once-abandoned sockeye fish hatchery project in eastern Idaho intended to bolster Idaho’s breeding program is back on schedule, Idaho Fish and Game officials said. The ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013

Fewer fish to follow record sockeye year

FISHERIES -- A record 515,700 sockeye salmon was counted this year at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department reports. The run count -- the most ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012

TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012

Idaho sockeye salmon recovery effort documented

SALMON FISHERIES -- Sockeye salmon that make an incredible 900 mile journey from the ocean up the Columbia River system to reach their spawning areas in central Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains have ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2012

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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