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Weekly hunting and fishing report

Fly fishing WDFW has closed the lower Rocky Ford Creek footbridge because the wooden piers it rests on have been deemed unsafe. Since wading is prohibited at Rocky Ford, anglers have only one way to cross the stream – the upper bridge. Anglers wanting to …

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Officer evicts Lake CdA eagle watchers

Bald eagle numbers continue to increase at Lake Coeur d’Alene in time for the annual Eagle Watch event that starts Saturday. However, an Idaho State Police trooper gave the boot to some eagle viewers and photographers parked in turnouts along State Route 97 on Monday.

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WDFW asks for help in watching for avian flu
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Landers: Allure of big-running bird dogs never disappears
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Weekly hunting and fishing report
Study tries to boost young sturgeon in upper Columbia
Sturgeon holding on in Columbia system and into Idaho
Agencies look at possible fee increases that would impact the cost of outdoor living
Wintersports »
Peet Shoe Dryer provides double benefit to Benewah County
Gonzaga Prep grad John Stifter makes waves at helm of Powder Magazine in sunny Orange County
In brief: Free snowmobile-centered Avalanche Safety Course offered by Idaho Parks and Recreation
Bill Jennings: There’s still time to shape up for ski season
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Out & About: Sportsmen required to report hunting activity
Field reports: Record pronghorn from New Mexico
Tieton River offers one last rush of whitewater thrills
Landers: Next-level paddling, making the jump from cruising to serious sport
Nature »
Moths high in grizzly bear’s food pyramid
Landers: Hunt provides memories to make up for empty freezer
Out & About: No more buckskin gloves for deer hides at Pacific
Time to start sending in writing contest entries
Hiking »
First Day hikes at state parks
Landers: Volunteers serve as unheralded heroes of our trails
Beacons of life
In brief: Anti-wolf group starts billboard campaign
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Fat bikes go where no bicycle has gone before
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First Day hikes at state parks
Out & About: Local birds featured in Audubon calendar
Out & About: Sportsmen required to report hunting activity
Out & About: No more buckskin gloves for deer hides at Pacific


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