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Outdoors blog archive for July 8, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

Lake Roosevelt level report on July 8, 2011. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt levels near full pool

RESERVOIRS -- The elevation of Lake Roosevelt was nearling1,288 feet today. The lake is expected to continue filling and reach full pool of 1,290 feet around Monday, according to the Bureau of Reclamation. Once full pool is reached, the lake will be operated in the...

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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to reintroduce mountain goats to the Columbia Gorge.The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to reintroduce mountain goats to the Columbia Gorge.
 (File/File/ / The Spokesman-Review)

Park plea: Don't pee along trails 

HIKING -- Olympic National Park hikers who urinate along trails may be creating linear "salt licks" that attract mountain goats. The practice may be partially responsible for luring in goats that have been harassing and even killing park visitors. Sounds like a troublesome new pack...

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Biologist answers FAQ on Panhandle wolves

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Idaho's new wolf management hunting and trapping plans announced this morning will generate discussion. To help people sort out the facts, Idaho Fish and Game's Panhandle region wildlife manager Jim Hayden has put together answers to questions he's being asked. Read on...

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No quota for wolf hunting in Idaho Panhandle

PREDATORS -- Idaho Fish and Game officials announced today there won’t be quotas in much of the state. That applies to four zones: Panhandle, Lolo, Selway and Middle Fork. The S-R's Boise capitol reporter Betsy Russell filed this story roundup up the new wolf hunting...

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Bob Shelton of Spokane ties down his boat Tuesday after fishing Wolf Lodge Bay on Lake Coeur d'Alene. Idaho Health and Welfare advisories say anglers should limit the amount of fish they eat from lakes.
 (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Fuel-saving tips for towing the boat

BOATING -- With fuel prices high, trailering a boat has become more expensive. Some simple fuel conservation measures can add up to real money by the end of the season. Read on for nine ways to stretch that tank of gas with your tow vehicle,...

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