Tribal fisheries beckon anglers to the Rez

A group of excellent fishing waters will open April 11 for non-tribal members on the Colville Indian Reservation, but anglers don’t have to wait that long to wet a line. The tribe released 10,000 triploid rainbow trout weighing about 2 pounds each in the year-round …

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Oregon, Washington ocean beaches are slam-dunk family pleasers for spring breaks. (Associated Press)

Oregon getaway options expanded

Inland Northwest families planning spring break vacations sometimes zero in on Oregon as a not-too-close yet not-too-far destination with loads of options. And this year, there are more things to do outdoors than usual around the region.

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Weekly hunting and fishing report

Fly fishing If you’re up for an adventure and an opportunity to catch big crappie and largemouth on a fly, give Spokane County’s Bonnie Lake a look in the next couple weeks. The lake is accessed via the Belsby Road/Hole in the Ground Road crossing …

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