Stories tagged: fishing records
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
A new catch-and-release category has been added to the Idaho Fish and Game Department’s fishing records
A new catch-and-release category has been added to the Idaho Fish and Game Department’s fishing records that’s based solely on length of the fish instead of certified weight.
Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
2014 outdoors: fishing
Columbia River salmon runs continued a soaring trend in 2014. This year’s sockeye run is the largest since fish-counting began at Bonneville Dam in 1938.
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Idaho Falls man awaits verification on record coho
An Idaho Falls man caught an 11.8-pound coho that is a pending state record on his last cast into the Clearwater River this weekend. If verified by record keepers at …
Thu., April 24, 2014
History awaits anglers
Some anglers already have proven this year that record-size fish continue to ply the region’s waters. Sometimes blind luck plays a role in catching a state-record fish. But in many …
Thu., March 6, 2014
Criticism of record walleye misguided
Most people who’ve seen the photo in Wednesday’s paper of John Grubenhoff holding the Washington-record 20.32-pound walleye he caught in the Columbia River are amazed and congratulatory. But a surprisingly …
Wed., March 5, 2014, 6:10 p.m.
Landers: Record walleye draws unfair scrutiny
Most people who’ve seen the photo in Wednesday’s paper of John Grubenhoff holding the Washington record 20.32-pound walleye he caught in the Columbia River are amazed and congratulatory. But a …
Wed., March 5, 2014
Record 20.32-pound walleye caught by Pasco man on Columbia River
A walleye weighing 20.32 pounds caught in the Columbia River on Friday is a pending Washington record. John Grubenhoff, 57, of Pasco was fishing in the McNary Pool near the …
Sun., July 21, 2013
Lunker trout a record of sorts
A monster trout legally harvested by a Lapwai man would crush the existing Idaho state record providing the fish is determined to be a pure rainbow trout. But even if …
Sun., May 13, 2012
Out & About: Group working to translate fishing rules into Russian
OUTDO – A group of anglers is trying to get Spokane River anglers speaking the same language on fishing restrictions to protect struggling native redband trout. The group has worked …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 7:40 p.m.
2011: Fish flourish in area waters
Fish generally thrived in an abundance of water flooding the region in 2011. Although anglers lost a full month of the fishing season to high water on rivers such as …
Mon., April 5, 2010, 11:26 a.m.
Wallowa Lake produces record kokanee
A lake near enterprise is producing kokanee — land-locked sockeye salmon — big enough to be prizes even for saltwater fishermen.
Sun., March 15, 2009
Hoh my! First steelhead a trophy
Peter Harrison is one of those people who does things in a big way: His first steelhead appears to be a world record. The Port Townsend angler was fly-fishing in …