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Outdoors blog archive for Aug. 17, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011



Record steelhead catch logged on Columbia

FISHING -- Anglers on the lower Columbia records are setting records with the number of steelhead they're catching on the lower Columbia, according to a detailed report by Northwest Sportsman. It's not clear whether that's a good omen or a bad one for upstream anglers...

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It's Wednesday: does that mean it's Humpie Day?

SALMON FISHING -- My enthusiastic post regarding the pink salmon flooding into Puget Sound apparently left Spokane angler Dan Hansen feeling a little blue about his vacation to visit West Side relatives. He writes: "My beard’s getting full, due to my pledge to stop shaving...

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Oregon Conservation Fund a misnomer, groups say

PREDATOR CONTROL -- Oregon's new fund to boost predator control is appallingly misnamed environmental groups say. Even Governor John Kitzhaber complained of the name when he signed the measure into law, according to a Northwest Public Radio report. Few people would balk at contributing at...

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