Stories tagged: bass
Wed., June 7, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
Reader Photo: Robbing the cradle
As goslings crawl over a shoreline branch to swim after their parents, a largemouth bass blasts up to the surface and claims one for dinner.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Anglers put the bite on Columbia River bass
Even with the Walla Walla River running high and milk-chocolate brown in mid-April, a couple of anglers casting crawdad jigs from a raft were hooking not-so-small smallmouth bass in the …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 10 p.m.
Outpeople: Local pro bass anglers Palaniuk, Nania in national ‘top 30 under 30’
Two local anglers-turned-pro have been ranked in “The Top 30 Under 30” by the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.
Sun., July 26, 2015
Field reports: Badger Lake rehab proposal presented
FISHING – A proposal for using rotenone to restore Badger Lake into a standout trout-fishing lake will be presented at a public meeting on Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Spokane …
Sun., July 26, 2015
Regional fisheries manager John Whalen blended fishing, conservation
John Whalen says issues related to conserving native fish species dominated much of his work during 16 years as regional fisheries manager in Spokane. “There’s a lot going on,” he …
Sun., April 27, 2014
Bass Club welcomes boatless anglers aboard
No boat? That’s not a problem for anglers who want to compete in Inland Northwest bass fishing tournaments. The Spokane Bass Club features eight club tournaments a year, from March …
Thu., April 24, 2014
Smallmouth bass get preferential treatment among exotic predators in Lake Roosevelt. Starting last year, the daily catch limit on walleyes increased from eight fish a day to 16 fish a …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2013, 5:34 a.m.
Biologists make case for trout vs. bass at Badger Lake
A proposal to restore Badger Lake to its traditional status among the top trout fisheries in Washington got mixed reviews at a public meeting Wednesday in Cheney. The Spokane County …
Sun., April 21, 2013
Spokane teen shuns cancer to reel in bass fishing title
The bald head and red “sunburn” on his neck were the only indications that Chase Heaton had been facing a more formidable foe than the lurking largemouth bass. On April …
Thu., April 11, 2013
Walleye limits increase to help bring balance
Anglers can pretty much catch Lake Roosevelt walleyes to their heart’s content this year under liberalized regulations designed to bring their populations into balance. Since April 1, the walleye daily …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
Field Reports: Fishing rule changes on commission agenda
WILDLIFE – Updates on proposed fishing rules changes will be presented by state fish managers at the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting Feb. 8-9 in Olympia. Proposals affecting Eastern …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2012
Hunting and fishing
Fly fishing The Spokane River got a pick-me-up with increased flows starting Tuesday as Avista began the annual drawdown of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Sat., April 2, 2011, 6:24 p.m.
Bass shows explosive style in Vandals’ spring scrimmage
Idaho football coach Robb Akey quickly called running back Ryan Bass when he heard Bass was looking for another school. Landing in Moscow soon felt like the right move for …
Sun., June 14, 2009
STATE PARKS —The road to the summit of Mount Spokane opened for vehicle traffic this weekend. The park road currently is open daily, but once road construction starts, probably after …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2009
Smallmouth bass boom bad for salmon
Like all trophy-hunting sportsmen, smallmouth bass anglers want to keep the big ones. Fishery managers are trying to convince them to keep the smaller ones.