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  • Landers: Prescribed burns becoming hot topic

    A growing number of land managers have a burning desire to improve forest health and wildlife habitat. The topic of prescribed fires is hotter than ever following last summer’s major …


  • Landers: Prescribed burns becoming hot topic

    A growing number of land managers have a burning desire to improve forest health and wildlife habitat. The topic of prescribed fires is hotter than ever following last summer’s major …


  • Out & About: Elk Foundation eyes $1 million at Spokane banquet

    OUTSTANDING – The 26th annual fundraising banquet this month could put the Spokane Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation into the million-dollar club. “We’re expecting this banquet to push …


  • Technology, volunteers boost northeastern Washington whitetail study

    An ambitious research project is under way to shed light on the mysterious movements of white-tailed deer through the thick cover of northeastern Washington. The study area in Stevens, Pend …


  • Rise in deer-car collisions concerns Idaho officials

    More than 5,000 deer, elk and moose were killed by cars on Idaho’s roads last year, a number so high that Fish and Game officials are worried about impacts on …


  • Landers: Private land hunting can be special

    More people would hunt if they knew they had a place. I understand this limitation, having lost access to fabulous hunting over the years as farms changed hands.


  • Details dictate hunts for East Side deer

    Eastern Washington hunters should find decent numbers of deer in the fields and forests this fall, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports. However, pay attention to the …


  • Idaho sees gain in yearling bucks

    Deer hunters should find improved hunting for mule deer in their Idaho strongholds this year, but the pendulum is swing- ing in favor of whitetails. The 2011 harvest of white-tailed …


  • Ups and downs for Eastern Washington elk hunters

    Northeastern Washington has gained stature among elk hunters in recent years, with the 2011 elk harvest exceeding the general season take in the fabled Blue Mountains. But that’s likely to …


  • In brief: Disabled hunters sign up for access

    ACCESS – Qualified applicants have until Sunday to sign up in a drawing for special access to hunting areas through the Coeur d’Alene River Ranger District’s Hunters with Disabilities Program. …


  • Cast and blast: Hunters shouldn’t spare the fishing rod

    Diversified sportsmen can be conflicted during fall hunting season, since it’s also one of the best times for fishing. Tuna are migrating past the Washington Coast. Salmon are streaming into …


  • Fires char BLM areas, Joseph Creek

    Wild fires have blackened the prospects for hunting this season in specific areas of Washington and Idaho. Weeks of rainless hot weather in August and September forced state and federal …


  • CDA police officer crashes, avoiding deer

    A Coeur d’Alene police officer crashed his car this morning when he swerved to avoid hitting four deer crossing Interstate 90 in front of him.


  • Landers: Idaho, Montana hurt from fewer nonresident hunters

    Weather, wolves, politics and the economy are slamming a quadruple whammy on the budgets of fish and game agencies in Idaho and Montana. Nonresidents are no longer clamoring for the …


  • Fencing, chimes keep deer at bay

    Today’s topic is a sensitive subject for many gardeners: How to deal with deer in the garden. It’s mighty hard to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity when there are big …


  • Wildlife officials implore public to resist ‘rescuing’ wild babies

    Baby snatchers are at it again, state wildlife officials said Tuesday. Despite annual spring pleas by fish and wildlife agencies throughout the Inland Northwest, the public has a weak spot …


  • Motorcyclist injured in crash with deer

    A 65-year-old man was injured Sunday when his motorcycle struck a deer on Highway 395.


  • Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing With the cooling water, dry fly fishing is just about over on Idaho and Montana rivers.


  • Landers: Hunters see signs that rut is on the way

    The signals have been showing up in the woods. Hunters are taking note: White-tailed deer have been gearing up for the annual breeding frenzy known as the rut. Northeastern Washington’s …


  • Hunters rejoice while bucks get caught in rut

    The signals have been showing up in the woods. Hunters are taking note: White-tailed deer have been gearing up for the annual breeding frenzy known as the rut.


  • Idaho whitetails resilient

    First, the good news: White-tailed deer hunting should be good in Idaho this fall. The herds have taken some hits in recent years from hard winters, but they’ve repeatedly proven …


  • New rule restricts points

    Deer hunters in one of Washington’s top white-tailed deer areas will be restricted to shooting whitetail bucks with four or more points on one side of their antlers. The antler …


  • Bison Range has youthful feel in spring

    When it comes to the four seasons at the National Bison Range at Moiese, Mont., different people have different favorites, Pat Jamieson says. Some prefer summer, even though it can …


  • Some male critters feeling light-headed

    It’s the shedding season for the area’s deer, elk and moose. Even the biggest bucks and bulls have been getting rid of their head-gear and looking a lot like the …


  • Jim Kershner: I credit my dog Jack for helping solve an eerie deer mystery

    I believe, to this day, that “The Blair Witch Project” was a documentary. Or, to put it another way, I am ridiculously easy to spook, especially in the woods, especially …


  • Out & About: Moose raffle ticket perfect hunter gift

    Moose raffle ticket perfect hunter gift OUTBUY – Looking for a foolproof gift for a big-game hunter?


  • Keeping ranch intact a boon to whitetails

    A group effort is under way to keep a Colville-area ranch intact for the benefit of the family and the public. “As long as we keep land open to wildlife, …


  • Cougar sighting is cause for alert

    A cougar was seen around 9 p.m. Wednesday night chasing a deer across Government Way near Mukogawa-Fort Wright Institute in Spokane.


  • Remote cameras leave little doubt

    While most sportsmen continue to use the traditional scouting methods that include tracking and surveying with binoculars, an increasing number of hunters are using remote cameras. Dozens if not hundreds …


  • The rut leads whitetails to abandon wary ways

    A whitetail hunter is always up for the mating season. The rut, as it’s called, is a short window of opportunity exercised by the deer and the sportsmen alike.


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