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FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

‘Trails to Trout’ topic at Trout Unlimited in Sandpoint

FISHING – Spokesman-Review Outdoors editor Rich Landers will present a program, Trails to Trout, at the annual meeting of the Panhandle Trout Unlimited Chapter Thursday, Nov. 13, at Di Luna’s on Cedar in Sandpoint. Cocktail/bragging hour starts at 5:30 followed by dinner off Di Luna’s...

THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 2014

TU offers $1K for top wild steelhead essay

FISHING -- A good tale about steelhead will earn somebody $1,000 next month. Trout Unlimited has launched an essay contest for authors angling for the cash prize and a spot in TROUT Magazine. Entries must focus on wild steelhead and be no more than 500...

MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014

Women’s Fly fishing clinic set at private stocked pond

FISHING -- Spokane members of Trout Unlimited are organizing a women-only fly fishing clinic at a private lake stocked with trout on June 21. The all-day event is geared to beginners, complete with materials, but ladies and girls who have experience and simply want to...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

‘DamNation’ film scopes dam removals, river revivals

RIVERS – A new documentary about the impact of dams on rivers will be screened Wednesday, April 23, at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. in Spokane. DamNation, by Patagonia, follows the movement that started two decades ago with the removal of a dam...

SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2012

Trout Unlimited wary of genetically engineered salmon

FISHERIES -- Trout Unlimited officials are disturbed by this week's news that the federal Food and Drug Adminstration finds no danger in raising or eating farmed salmon genetically engineered to grow twice as fast as natural salmon. Here's the statement from TU: Trout Unlimited is...

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

Miners, conservationists work to protect Idaho trout

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook RIVERS -- Two conservation groups and three phosphate mining companies in eastern Idaho have formed a partnership intended to improve water quality in the Blackfoot...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012

Fundraiser to help post Spokane River fishing rules in Russian

FISHING – Signs in Russian language are being designed for posting along the Spokane River to explain special fishing rules, and a fundraising is planned for Saturday to help pay for the effort. A group of anglers is trying to get all Spokane River anglers...

MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012

Anglers want to post Spokane River fishing rules in Russian

OUTDO – A group of anglers is trying to get all Spokane River anglers speaking the same legal language about the fishing restrictions designed to protect the struggling native redband trout. The group has worked with the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department to tanslate important...

MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

Anglers bring kids into cast of conservation experts

WATERSHEDS -- While preparing my Sunday Outdoors story on the Trout in the Classroom program at Spokane County Schools, I was inspired by the men and women who helped teach the youngsters about fish, water and watersheds -- not to mention some tips on how...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2012

Groups take sides on relaxing rules on motorized access to roadless areas

CONSERVATION -- Opinions among wildlife conservationists regarding legislation that could allow more motor vehicle use in federal roadless areas. Which side do you take? Hunting, fishing groups join environmentalists to fight federal legislation Members of Trout Unlimited, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and the Sportsmen...

MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

Metalhead flick featured at Spokane TU gathering

FISHING -- If you're a steelheading fly-fisher and you haven't seen the BC fishing flick Metalhead, now's the time. Even if you have seen it, the Spokane Falls Chapter of Trout Unlimited suggests joining them and having some fun and watching the film as they...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

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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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