Stories tagged: fishing
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 12:32 p.m.
This week’s rare closure of most of the Columbia River to salmon fishing is largely the result of a double-whammy of bad weather and bad ocean conditions in 2015.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 13
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Idaho anglers and hunters have to contend with more than just elusive fish and wildlife. Now, even their licenses and tags are vanishing.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
With dismal numbers of fall Chinook returning to Bonneville Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will close salmon fishing on much of the Columbia River.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Frank Ewalt – a Billings City Council member, small businessman, 25-year teacher of hunter education and retired firefighter – has turned his inventive expertise to making a motorized fishing reel …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 6
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
Photographer Joanie Christian’s husband relaxes in the Little Pend Oreille Lakes in Stevens County. Her husband, Jim, had just broken his reel and was relaxing and taking in the view.
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Sharp declines in steel head salmon returns have prompted state wildlife managers to close steelhead fishing on much of the Columbia River starting Monday.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will lift afternoon and evening fishing restrictions Friday on the Sun River west of Great Falls in the wake of recent cooler water temperatures.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 23
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
State fishery managers have declared a night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing starting Saturday on a large stretch of the Columbia River and two of its tributaries, according to …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
Fishing-hunting report for Aug. 16
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
Idaho’s imperiled Snake River sockeye run has nearly matched last year’s return but hasn’t paralleled the surprising performance of sockeye that return to the upper Columbia River Basin.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Aug. 9
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for August 2
Sun., July 29, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Fishermen and environmentalists are at odds over a suite of changes to American fishing laws that was approved by the House of Representatives, and the proposal faces a new hurdle …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 26.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 19.
Sat., July 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Fisheries managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are beginning to get a clearer picture of last fall’s alarmingly low return of wild B-run steelhead.
Fri., July 13, 2018, 9 a.m.
A stinky situation has been avoided on the Salmon River, at least temporarily.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Instead of fireworks, many Spokane recreationists celebrated the Fourth of July basking in nature’s beauty
Many Spokane recreationists beat the crowds and noise of the Fourth of July by heading into the wilderness.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 12.
Wed., July 4, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 5.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 5:16 a.m.
Blake Williams, 14, is a step closer to his collegiate dream. Fishing.
Fri., June 29, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Chinook anglers will have a chance to harvest salmon in the Lochsa River later this month.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 12:46 p.m.
Sockeye salmon fishing opens on the Columbia River Sunday.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Nearly 5 million shad have been counted at Bonneville Dam as of Sunday. That’s approaching the record of 5.06 million fish counted on June 24, 2004, according to Washington Department …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for June 28
Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for June 21
Wed., June 20, 2018
It started with a simple bet. Ahmed Majeed knew there were giant fish in Green Lake – there had to be. His co-workers didn’t agree.