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  • Anglers embrace season as dozens of lakes open for fishing

    Night owls made the first casts at 12:01 a.m. Saturday to ring in the opening of Washington’s lowland fishing season. Docks at Fishtrap and other popular camping-fishing lakes were lined …


  • Landers: Opening day of fishing still special

    Opening day of fishing season isn’t what it used to be. The crowds have declined – a blessing in many ways – partly because most of the region’s waters have …


  • Rich Landers: Opening day of fishing still special

    Opening day of fishing season isn’t what it used to be.


  • Paddling, biking, fishing in Alaska has couple wanting more

    Time is the issue that keeps most outdoor vacations from blooming into full-fledged adventures, especially in Alaska. How could any vacationer from Spokane do justice to a place that large?


  • Asotin Wildlife Area addition acquired

    ASOTIN CREEK, Wash. – Betty Koch didn’t want to move from rainy southeast Alaska to the hot and arid climate of southeastern Washington. But it was her late husband Frank …


  • Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing Local fly shops say you can pretty much forget about river fishing until the weather settles. They suggest you try area lakes instead. Medical Lake (not West Medical) …


  • Landers: Northern pike gillnetting remains divisive issue

    Invasive species are a curse to people who value native fish and wildlife. But some people consider exotics a prize in their backyard.


  • Appears catch was bountiful, limitless in earlier fishing seasons

    The lowland-lake fishing season, Washington state’s most popular trout-catching time, will open the last Saturday in April. A good close to an often troubled month.


  • Field reports: Centennial Trail gets TLC

    TRAILS – Volunteers are gathering all along the Spokane River Centennial Trail on Saturday to wail on weeds, pick up litter and sweep it clean. To join the group, and …


  • Fishing straight ahead

    The lowland-lake fishing season, Washington state’s most popular trout-catching time, will open the last Saturday in April. A good close to an often troubled month.


  • Lowland lakes stocked with trout offerings

    With plenty of water and plenty of fish filling the region’s lakes this spring, Spokane-area anglers should have little trouble putting fish in the cooler at lowland trout lakes that …


  • Trailer invites families to fish

    Idaho Fish and Game will be wheeling out a“Take Me Fishing Trailer” packed with fishing rods and tackle for Idaho Panhandle kids to use free at trout-stocked ponds starting in …


  • License fees up, down

    Washington changed its fishing license fees in 2011, but not until September, after most anglers had purchased their licenses. That leaves some anglers in for surprises when they purchase licenses …


  • In brief: Vehicle passes required at fishing access sites

    Vehicles parking at Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fishing access sites must display a Vehicle Access Pass or a Discover Pass. Both passes are transferable to two vehicles starting …


  • Derby taps free-fishing

    A prize totaling $500 awaits the angler who catches the biggest trout on June 9 during the first Sprague Lake Trout Derby. Fishermen have boated some huge rainbows out of …


  • Panfish tip scales of joy

    Although they’re generally small, panfish – perch, bluegills and crappie – are among the tastiest morsels swimming in the region’s lakes. Spokane region top panfishing lakes include Eloika, Bonnie, Downs, …


  • Lakes with something for everyone

    Eastern Washington has hundreds of fishing waters with various mixes of fish species to suit the taste of any freshwater angler. Trout priority lakes, such as Badger, Fishtrap, West Medical …


  • Mixed bag for northern lakes

    Many of northeastern Washington’s fishing lakes were still iced up last week when state fisheries biologist Bill Baker was trying to survey the fisheries. But he had some educated guesses …


  • Panhandle a mixed bag

    Unlike last year, Idaho’s 2012 seasons and rules are not changing significantly for Panhandle anglers, but the fishing opportunities continue to evolve. Walleyes have gained significant ground in Lake Pend …


  • Fly Fishing Film Tour returns to Inland Northwest

    The 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour, which has been traveling across the country and revving up enthusiastic audiences since February, is coming back to the Inland Northwest. Portions of 11 …


  • Kids can’t miss at Clear Lake fishing event

    Here’s the best bargain around for a full-meal fishing deal: A fishing rod, t-shirt and a sure shot at catching a trout – $10 bucks.


  • Field reports: Washington takes action on new hunting rules

    HUNTING – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will take action on proposed changes in hunting rules for the 2012-14 seasons at a public meeting Friday and Saturday in Olympia. …


  • Out & About: Sign-up deadline looms for Kid Fishing event

    OUTFISH – April 20 is the deadline to sign up kids ages 5-14 for the May 5 Kid Fishing event at Clear Lake. Up to 950 youths will be preassigned …


  • Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing The Coeur d’Alene River got big in a hurry. Fly fishermen would best wait awhile. A few decent fly-fishing reports are coming from Amber Lake and Coffee Pot. …


  • Out & About: Chapman Lake may not reopen

    OUTCRY – Chapman Lake, a popular trout, kokanee and spiny ray fishing lake south of Cheney, may not reopen for public access this season. The family-operated Chapman Lake Resort did …


  • Field reports: Hundreds of bald eagles wintered in Oregon

    WILDLIFE – The Oregon Wildlife Commission took bald eagles off the state endangered species list recently, five years after the big birds were removed from the federal list. In 1963, …


  • Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing Columbia River trout fishing around Northport is getting good and now is the time to catch the larger fish. Rainbow weighing from 3 to 10 pounds are staging …


  • Landers: Officials work to reduce Pend Oreille River pike

    Even though ice still lingers in a few sloughs, Pend Oreille River northern pike are feeling the heat. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Kalispell Tribe announced their …


  • Escure Ranch closes after vandals cause $5,000 in damage

    A popular U.S. Bureau of Land Management recreation area about 20 miles south of Sprague, Wash., has been closed as the agency repairs about $5,000 in damage caused by vandals. …


  • Out & About: States differ on lifting wild fish

    OUTPICTURE – Wild steelhead caught in Eastern Washington must be unhooked and released without being removed from the water, according to state fishing regulations. Capturing a photo memory of the …

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