State wildlife officials ordered the killing of more wolves, Wednesday.
With dismal numbers of fall Chinook returning to Bonneville Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will close salmon fishing on much of the Columbia River.
For me, relaxing on the beach in Hawaii is fun ... for about 20 minutes. Then I start to feel antsy. I see Maui’s soaring mountains and I want to go hiking. I see the azure waters of the South Pacific and I want to go paddling.
Frank Ewalt – a Billings City Council member, small businessman, 25-year teacher of hunter education and retired firefighter – has turned his inventive expertise to making a motorized fishing reel for his friend, Larry Rennich, who is paralyzed on his right side and must use a wheelchair.
His muzzle is gray. His joints are sore, and he is undeniably in the twilight of his days. But Cash, our 13-year-old German wire-haired pointer, still has the drive to follow his nose as he crisscrosses open country in search of game birds.
A surprising annual display among wild plants has shocked the region’s parched landscape with delicate springlike yellow blooms that started appearing in the last week of August.
When you live alone in the mountains with a kid, relying on solar power and YouTube instructional videos to keep your house running, you have a different set of fears than the general population. Among mine: a string of cloudy days, carburetor issues on my chainsaw and head lice.
Seventy-five years ago, a B-23 Dragon bomber crashed on the south shore of Idaho’s Loon Lake in the middle of winter. The eight men aboard all survived – some waiting for rescue at the plane while others hiked for help for more than two weeks through the unfamiliar, snow-covered terrain. The wreckage of that crash is still visible. And you can hike to it.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 6
Jerry Rolwes captured this photo of a reclusive Virginia rail feeding at Turnbull Refuge on Aug. 25. According to the
Mules and pack rafts geared up with fly rods and bear spray led three adventurers recently to confirm the comeback of Yellowstone Country cutthroats. The good news is filtering out of Wyoming’s “Thorofare” region centered on the Yellowstone River upstream from Yellowstone Lake. The Thorofare that spreads through the 585,000-acre Teton Wilderness is steeped in lore rivaling any fish and wildlife cornucopia in the country.
At 58 years old, Charlie LaBrie is still hanging high. .
There will be no daily catch limit for trout through Oct. 7, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
As a journalist, wildlife enthusiast, hunter and angler, I have reverence for Madonna Luers.
I can’t see the waves, but I can feel them.
The highlight of Madonna Luers’ 34-year career at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is, poignantly, one of her sadder memories as well.
Washington’s citizen Moose Survey begins Saturday,
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 30
Photographer Joanie Christian’s husband relaxes in the Little Pend Oreille Lakes in Stevens County. Her husband, Jim, had just broken his reel and was relaxing and taking in the view.
A Canadian hunter was killed by a polar bear in an Inuit hamlet in Canada’s northernmost territory, officials said Tuesday.
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