TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Tucannon River fishing to close March 1

FISHING -- All fishing on the Tucannon River, including fishing for hatchery steelhead and whitefish, will close March 1 through June 6, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has announced. Reason ...

MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Idaho winter-spring steelhead seasons underway

FISHING -- Although it's a misnomer, Idaho's "spring" steelhead fishing season opened Jan. 1, continuing the season that started in the fall with a few twists. Most important, you need ...

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

Hanford Reach steelhead fishing rusty in December

FISHING -- The Columbia River steelhead fishing report for December in the Hanford Reach isn't anything to get excited about.  Here's the summary just posted by Washington Department of Fish and ...

FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 22, 2013


TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013

Rivers coming into good shape for steelheading

FISHING -- Steelhead fishing reports and creel census tallies from the Snake, Tucannon and Grande Ronde rivers have improved. It's time to go! The Salmon River in particular has been ...

MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

Steelhead catches pick up in mid-Snake River

FISHING -- Steelhead fishing success dramatically improved last week and through the weekend in the Snake River near Little Goose and Ice Harbor dams, according to creek reports just posted ...

Grande Ronde steelhead still lagging

FISHING -- Despite much anticipation because of a surge of water last week coupled with good numbers of fish moving past Lower Granite Dam, angler reports from the Grande Ronde ...


Steelhead B-run returns downgraded again

FISHING -- Columbia-Snake fisheries managers have just issued a forecast update the downgrades the prediction -- again -- for B-run steelhead -- the large, coveted steelhead stocks that head up ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

Steelhead still moving over Lower Granite

FISHING -- It's not necessarily a year for celebration, but it isn't one of despair, either. The steelhead counts over Lower Granite Dam continue to mount and put fish in ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

Steelhead A-Run size downgraded 27 percent

FISHING -- Columbia River fish managers today reduced their early forecast for the steelhead run moving up the Columbia, upper Columbia and Snake Rivers. Says Joe Hymer of the Washington ...

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013


WDFW to present Tucannon River steelhead options

FISHING -- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fish managers will present information and take public input on proposed Tucannon River steelhead management changes at a May 29 meeting starting ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

Methow River steelhead fishing to close Sunday

FISHING -- Dang, the catching was so good, the limit of disturbance to wild fish stocks has been reached, forcing the state to announce this afternoon that fishing for steelhead and whitefish in ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2013

It’s official: Methow steelheading opens Friday

FISHING -- The Methow River in northcentral Washington will open to fishing for steelhead and whitefish on Friday (March 1), the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department announced moments ago. The ...

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