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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Our furry friends cherish lazy raking

    Clean is mean when it comes to wildlife.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • 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.

  • 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. …



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