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Outdoors blog archive for April 4, 2011


Elizabeth Odell, age 9, with a wild turkey she bagged with her 20-gauge shotgun on opening day for youth hunting. 
 (Photo by Dick Odell / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho youths get next shot at turkeys

HUNTING -- Washington's youth wild turkey hunting season is history, and the general spring gobbler seasons don't open until April 15. But Idaho youths under the age of 16 get their special turn at the toms starting Friday and running through April 14. All youth...

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Shortly after these hikers crossed this snow-covered bridge over a creek along the Bead Lake Trail, the snow cave way under the feet of another hiker and he tumbled into the frigid stream and got soaked head to toe. (Rich Landers)

Hikers should never expect to come back dry

HIKING -- It was almost amusing this morning to compare notes of my Sunday hiking trip with the experience of my friend, Dan Hansen, and his experience floating the formidable whitewater on Hangman Creek. Hansen noted that despite some strong eddies and good rapids that...

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