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  • MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

    Japan earns second straight LLWS title

    Baseball: Ryusei Hirooka lined a decisive two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning, Shunpei Takagi hit two solo home runs, and Tokyo beat Chula Vista, Calif., 6-4 in …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 25, 2013

    Field reports: Washington proposes fishing rule changes

    FISHING – Sportfishing rule changes proposed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will be explained in a public meeting starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 at the …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing The Spokane River is fishing pretty well with the upper river offering good dry fly fishing. Fishing has also been decent on the upper part of the North …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2013

    Field reports: Idaho tiger musky record smashed

    FISHING – Idaho’s 12-year-old tiger musky record has been smashed by Edward Kalinowski of New Meadows, Idaho, while fishing on Little Payette Lake on Aug. 6, Fish and Game Department …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2013

    Out & About: Cabela’s expanding footprint rapidly

    OUTSELL – Montana’s attraction for hunting, fishing and other outdoor tourism makes it a prime market for a rapidly expanding outdoor retail chain despite the state’s low population. Cabela’s, based …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing It’s early yet, but a few steelhead have been hooked on the lower Clearwater River. Fish a “traditional” fly such as a black/purple General Practitioner early in the …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

    Spokane area cornucopia of outdoor access

    I was an outsider in the best sense of the word when I moved to Spokane 36 years ago. I enjoyed hiking and biking, hunting and fishing, skiing and paddling …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 9, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing The rain helped water flows, but rising daytime temperatures will slow things down again in the Coeur d’Alene and the St. Joe. Hoppers, ants and beetles should be …


  • SUNDAY, 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 …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 4, 2013

    Field reports: Pink salmon flood into Puget Sound

    FISHING – More than 6.2 million pink salmon are surging into Puget Sound this month in their return that occurs on odd-numbered years, according to the Washington Department of Fish …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing Fly fishing is still pretty good on the Spokane River. Early or late is best. Fish heavy currents or deep holes. Chernobyls and hopper patterns are effective if …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013

    Out & About: Lake Lenore fish poachers sentenced

    OUTLAW – Four Western Washington men have been sentenced to fines and jail for illegally gillnetting trout at a prized sport fishing lake near Coulee City. Vitaliy Kachinskiy, 23, of …


  • FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing Spokane fly fisherman Mike Berube reports a great float this week on the Spokane River from the Monroe Street Bridge to the TJ Meenach Bridge. He noted the …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013

    List of wild options for treating summer guests

    Don’t let relatives or friends get lazy, trash your house, empty your refrigerator and fry your patience when they visit during summer vacations.


  • SUNDAY, 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 …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013

    Out & About: Program, book examine Elwha River restoration

    OUTBACK – The author of “ Elwha: A River Reborn“ will be in Spokane on Tuesday for a free presentation on the people, places, fish and history behind the world’s …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013

    Kokanee Kid has tips to share

    Jeremy Jahn, aka the Kokanee Kid, has a website ( kokaneekidfishing.com) with a mission statement “to convert all fishermen into kokanee addicts.” Although he’s from Salem, Jahn believes some kokanee …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

    Field reports: Sockeye fishing opens on upper Columbia

    FISHING – Sockeye will be fair game in the upper Columbia River and a portion of the Okanogan starting Monday. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says salmon anglers …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing The Coeur d’Alene River was recharged by recent rains and levels are good. Poor weather has kept anglers off the water, and as it drops again, cutthroat fishing …


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013

    Landers: Private cabins don’t serve public interest

    The ongoing flap over private “vacation” cabins transformed into permanent trophy homes along the shores of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is another reason to pause and reassess the …


  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013, 8:25 P.M.

    Landers: Private cabins don’t serve public interest

    The ongoing flap over private “vacation” cabins transformed into permanent trophy homes along the shores of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is another reason to pause and reassess the …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013

    Field reports: North Idaho’s ‘year of the kokanee’ includes Hayden Lake

    FISHING – Kokanee are either reviving or flourishing in one of the most encouraging seasons in years for the popular sport fish in North Idaho. Highlights include: • Lake Pend …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013

    Out & About: Woman soloing 750-mile Oregon Desert Trail

    OUTGOING – Sage Clegg, 33, is trying to be first to bag the 750-mile Oregon Desert Trail. Clegg ranks among the fastest female ultralight backpackers.


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

    Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing The Coeur d’Alene River is fishing pretty well for cutthroat and the St. Joe is picking up. The Clearwater is just beginning to fish.


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013

    Landers: No end to worries over adventurous daughters

    I’ve finally become “the old man” my father was to me. The reality struck Tuesday during the 8-hour journey back to Spokane from the San Juan Islands.


  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013, 6:21 P.M.

    Landers: No end to worries over adventurous daughters

    I’ve finally become “the old man” my father was to me. The reality struck Tuesday during the 8-hour journey back to Spokane from the San Juan Islands.


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013, 8:01 A.M.

    Judge nixes mining activity along Clearwater River

    LEWISTON, Idaho — An administrative judge has rejected plans by hobbyist miners to set up suction dredging operations along a prized cutthroat trout stream in North Idaho.


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013, 6:35 A.M.

    Working vacation for fishing guide

    The Grande Ronde River in June offers the rare pleasure of hot fishing and no crowds – a treat that’s savored as much by a fishing guide as it is …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013, 6:34 A.M.

    Reel Time Fishing guide migrates to tap peak runs

    Angling is in Toby Wyatt’s blood. At 39, the Clarkston-based guide handles a fishing rod with the grace of an artist swishing a paint brush.


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013

    Out & About: Jennings too ‘polarizing’ for wildlife commission

    OUTAPPOINT – Gov. Jay Inslee this week filled one of three openings for Eastern Washington slots on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. Jay Holzmiller, a resident of Anatone, will …


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