Stories tagged: fishing
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 25
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Spring chinook managers and anglers find themselves in a familiar position, wondering if the meager counts of fish passing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River signal a late run, a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
The rainbow trout writhed in the water as 5-year-old Mason Lynch reeled it in. The drag on the reel was set low, but with his grandmother Lu Ann Glasser’s help, …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18
Sun., April 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
The war is still being waged against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but fisheries biologists are seeing new trends that offer optimism, and anglers hunting cutthroat trout are seeing more …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead
Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead and other species in much of the Columbia River Basin.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 4
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
By his estimate, Stephen Veals spent more time fishing in 2018 than many anglers spend in a lifetime.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
A fishery that was once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half …
Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7
Mon., March 4, 2019, 3 a.m.
Below-average fish returns are predicted from the Fraser to the Columbia, as well as smaller body sizes for most species, according to Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
It’s a worn and torn cliché with numerous iterations:
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 14
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
There’s no off-season for serious anglers, and that includes winter. Numb fingers and lines iced in the rod guides are surmountable deterrents to anglers who recognize that winter delivers special …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 1:19 p.m.
Permit writers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are hopeful they can meet a March 15 deadline to complete Idaho’s steelhead fishery permit, but an agency spokesman said the …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
An early forecast from a group of state, tribal and federal fisheries managers indicates the upcoming spring chinook season could be as, or even more, disappointing than recent steelhead runs …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 31
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 24
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 5:33 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018
In the early 2000s, the world’s only freshwater cod was all but gone from the waters of the Kootenai River in north Idaho and British Columbia. Once counted in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.
2018: The year outdoors
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
The most read outdoor stories of 2018 presented chronologically.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
2018: Outdoor transitions
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Feats of outdoor bravery, skill and persistence were achieved in 2018.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Dec. 27