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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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Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 1 p.m.

Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting Report for Sept. 21

Silver Bow Fly Shop reports excellent fishing on the Spokane River. Dry fly action has been slow, but nymphing is very productive. The prince dropper has been probably the most consistent.

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...

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