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  • CRP benefits to wildlife backed by agency

    State wildlife managers are working to help farmers sign up for a federal Farm Bill program that’s been dramatically successful in providing wildlife habitat since signed into law by President …


  • Trying to bring pheasants back to the Palouse

    A small but diverse crowd devoted last Saturday morning to catching, cuddling and banding 7-week-old juvenile rooster pheasants behind Jim and Barbara Hagedorn’s house in Viola, Idaho. Ranging in ages …


  • In brief: Controlled fires cease in Upper Coeur d’Alene River area

    Controlled burning that started earlier this week should be finishing today, relieving any impacts to hikers and anglers in the Upper Coeur d’Alene River area. Firefighters from the Idaho Panhandle …


  • Landers: Pen-raised pheasant numbers moot without habitat funding

    Some upland bird hunters like their pheasants wild. Others don’t care where the rock-star game birds originate as long as they’re in the field and ready to fly when the …


  • Tough times for upland birds

    Two decades of change have been at work on the landscape of Eastern Washington and upland bird populations – especially pheasants – are the losers. Big farms grow crops to …


  • Landers: National parks reopen; pheasant season coming

    Here’s the scoop on two momentous events capturing a lot of attention today: • A deal that ended the federal government shutdown Wednesday night is reopening national wildlife refuges and …


  • Landers: ‘Hunting by Reservation’ program hits cyber barrier

    A new method of gaining public hunting access to private land in Washington is staggering onto the scene this fall. About 30,000 East Side acres have been enrolled in the …


  • Out & About: Kid in driver’s seat for last youth hunt

    OUTGOING – Daniel Kuhta, 15 (pictured above), ended his career of participating in youth upland bird hunting seasons last Sunday with a limit of pheasants at the Fishtrap Lake area. …


  • Landers: Geezer hunting seasons get real old in a hurry

    I’ve always looked up to senior hunters, even before I began aging precariously close to their ranks. But tell me: At what age does a sportsman deserve a special Geezer …


  • Landers: Weather attacks vulnerable chicks

    We have a lot to cover today, fishing instruction for adults, Turnbull elk hunting and the Sprague Lake Trout Derby. But first, let’s bow heads in a moment of silence …


  • 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 …


  • Out & About: Irondogging the Iditarod Trail

    OUTMUSHINE – Snowmobiler Bob Jones of Kettle Falls started following the Iditarod Sled Dog Race near Anchorage on March 3 in mild 25 degree temperatures, but he soon got a …


  • Outdoor Writing Contest finalist: Pecking Order

    My family has a knack for acquiring unexpected pets. The parakeets were the first. We were just babysitting the two birds for a couple days, but the owner did not …


  • Hunting and fishing

    Fly fishing With the cooling water, dry fly fishing is just about over on Idaho and Montana rivers.


  • Landers: Pheasant hunters must adjust to steel shot

    This year’s ban on using lead shot at Eastern Washington pheasant-release sites has snapped a few upland-bird hunters to attention. Waterfowl hunters have been required to use nontoxic shot for …


  • Research aims to fine-tune vast CRP lands to boost pheasants

    Joey McCanna is working to make CRP more friendly to pheasants. In particular, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department upland game bird specialist is seeking ways to make the vast …


  • Landers: Nontoxic shot required at East Side pheasant sites

    Pheasants aren’t the only ones that will have to get the lead out Saturday when Washington’s special youth upland bird hunting seasons opens. Hunters under 16 looking for action at …


  • Out & About: Photos now verify two wolverines

    OUTCRITTERS – First there were tracks. Now there are photos.


  • Pheasants fit fine in America

    The ring-necked pheasant is an import that’s become as American as apple pie. The bird is prized by birdwatchers, landowners and especially by hunters who have built traditions and industries …


  • Grim pheasant news

    An early June greeted by prolonged rain and cool weather appears to have dampened the hopes of pheasant hunters in Washington’s far-Eastern counties for the second consecutive year. But partridge …


  • Birds poised for comeback

    Upland bird hunters have reason for hope this year. Coming off one of the worst pheasant, quail and partridge years in memory, production appears to be up from Southern Idaho …

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