Stories tagged: mule deer
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Rule of nature outweighs emotional reaction
Across from my cabin in Stevens County this past weekend, I spotted a bedded deer. The find sparked a two-day drama that included my greatest hopes, starkest fears and the …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Field reports: Limits increasing for Roosevelt trout
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted Friday to eventually increase the daily catch limit of hatchery-marked rainbow trout from five to 10 a day at Lake Roosevelt.
Thu., April 9, 2015
In brief: Desert 100 dirt bike race returns to Odessa
The Desert 100 dirt bike race will return to Odessa on Saturday and Sunday. Organizers are welcoming hundreds of riders who will camp in a Lincoln County rancher’s range land …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
In brief: Bald eagle numbers grow on Lake Coeur d’Alene
The number of bald eagles has nearly doubled since last week for their annual gathering to feast on kokanee spawning in the northeast corner of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Carrie Hugo, …
Sun., Aug. 10, 2014
Fires char 256,000 acres, leave little winter food for deer
Washington’s largest deer herd will have to be reduced by hunting and winter feeding is planned for the survivors in the aftermath of wildfires torching the Methow Valley. Wildlife managers …
Fri., April 18, 2014, 10:36 a.m.
North Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game
LEWISTON, Idaho — Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in North Idaho say.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
Details dictate hunts for East Side deer
Eastern Washington hunters should find decent numbers of deer in the fields and forests this fall, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports. However, pay attention to the …
Sun., April 22, 2012
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 …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011
Idaho whitetails resilient
First, the good news: White-tailed deer hunting should be good in Idaho this fall. The herds have taken some hits in recent years from hard winters, but they’ve repeatedly proven …
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
Deer may not be behind every bush
Deer tend to be struggling in many areas in the north and south of far-Eastern Washington from a variety of issues including a tough winter two years ago that hammered …