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Alan Liere

Alan Liere is a freelance columnist for the sports department who writes a weekly hunting and fishing report.

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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 3:03 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 7

Fly Fishing Silver Bow Fly Shop says the Spokane River trout fishing slowed last week for no apparent reason, but that can change in a short time. They suggest using a Hopper/Chernobyl with 3-foot ...

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 3:31 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 31

Fly fishing Cooler weather has improved the bite on the Spokane River. Fish are most active at sunrise and sunset, feeding on tiny blue-winged olives and midges. Silver Bow Fly Shop guides say ther...

Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 5:25 a.m.

Alan Liere: Taking a permanent break from cell phones

Several years back, I had to cancel a long-anticipated bucket list elk hunting trip because my step-daughter and her fiancée decided at the last minute it would be a fine idea to get married in the...

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