Stories tagged: Rich Landers
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 7:18 p.m.
Sportsmen know news from Olympia will be bleak
Sportsmen, hikers and other outdoor groups are getting the drift that there’s not much happiness to go around at the Washington Legislature this session, and even less money.
Wed., Jan. 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Boating safety offers ageless tips
A flotilla of Washington boaters is coming of age this year – the age at which they must be certified to operate a power boat.
Wed., Dec. 22, 2010, 6:21 p.m.
Rich Landers: Poachers look for free gifts
Even though it’s the season of giving, there’s no shortage of greedy poachers out there taking more than their share.
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
Landers: Barker Bridge deserves better accountability
Something’s stirring around the new Barker Road Bridge, and it’s not just the heavy-metal-laced soil that eroded away by the tons during the construction. Last week’s column pointed out that …
Thu., Dec. 2, 2010
Landers: Audacious wolves add spice to Inland Northwest life
Grizzlies and cougars can get our attention, but wolves are the all-stars of whipping up human emotions. To see them or even just to hear their howling can freeze us …
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010, 7:09 p.m.
Rich Landers: Wolves always hot topic
Grizzlies and cougars can get our attention, but wolves are the all-stars of whipping up human emotions.
Thu., Nov. 25, 2010
Deer hunters in best kind of rut to be in
Hunters have much to be thankful for, especially if they were able to be out whitetail hunting during the past week. I’ve been following the progression of the rut throughout …
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
Even lean hunting years produce fertile memories
On Saturday, my wife and I ran our English setters on a prime piece of Palouse farmland that’s been a pheasant factory for decades. Roosters once flourished like roaches at …
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010, 3:33 p.m.
Even lean hunting years produce fertile memories
Despite the wonderful mix of water, brush, wheat stubble and CRP cover, even my Palouse pheasant mecca is bird-poor this year.
Wed., Nov. 10, 2010, 7:56 p.m.
Our furry friends cherish lazy raking
Clean is mean when it comes to wildlife.
Wed., Oct. 20, 2010, 9:08 p.m.
Landers: Local hunter bows out in contest
Little mistakes and unfamiliarity can foil a sportsman, whether he’s trying to fill a big-game tag or win a national deer hunting contest.
Wed., Oct. 6, 2010, 6:57 p.m.
Rich Landers: A tale of two moose encounters
Moose are running large in the minds of Inland Northwest residents these days, as I learned after last week’s column on the cow moose that charged a Spokane couple as …
Thu., April 22, 2010
Well-meaning guy puts the ‘pro’ in procrastination
Play the lottery or go outdoors unprepared: Either way, you’re bucking the odds. I’ll admit that fishing Rock Lake became a little less adventurous since my buddy, Dick Rivers, finally …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2009
Itchy trigger fingers need to take pause
Hunters have a responsibility to positively identify their target before they pull the trigger. That doesn’t just mean knowing the target is an animal and not a human, or that …
Thu., July 2, 2009
Outdoors: What you need to know for the 4th
Conditions are ripe for heading outdoors during the holiday weekend, but be warned: Out-of-staters must have their boats inspected as they enter Idaho this year; low-clearance vehicles won’t get up …
Thu., June 4, 2009
There’s nothing wily about feeding coyotes
Despite the aura of Washington State University, a few people in Pullman have managed to remain ignorant about wildlife. We’re talking about people with soft hearts and brains of mush.
Sat., April 25, 2009, 8:27 p.m.
Anglers’ opener a whopping success
Mike Clark, a veteran angler from Post Falls, is old enough to be a grandfather, but he learned to leave his ego at home after traveling across the border for …
Thu., April 23, 2009
Get set to digest new laws, regs
Washington sportsmen will have to apply earlier for permits, pay a little more for licenses and read the 2009 regulations carefully for many changes and new opportunities that will take …
Sun., April 19, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Tour de jour
The pedaling season is shifting into high as organizers gear up for mass bicycle tours throughout the Northwest. Most of these tours are fundraisers that feature great food, with cyclists …
Thu., April 9, 2009
If you have the means, go to Alaska
Skwala stoneflies have become active on the Bitterroot River during the recent spurt of warmer weather, according to Pat Saffel, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks regional fisheries manager in Missoula. …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009
Newsweek hunting article misfires
The latest major main- stream shot at hunters missed the mark so wildly, I looked for a “sponsored- by-PETA” credit line.
Sun., Sept. 14, 1997
If Columnist Falls In Woods, Does He Make A Sound?
Haven’t you always wondered what it would be like to go on a backpacking trip with Rich Landers, outdoors editor and all-around mountain guy? Well, let me tell you something. …