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Outdoors blog archive for June 24, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Roy Houle, foreground, and Rob Phillips, both of Yakima, had no trouble catching and netting spring chinook salmon during the 2002 season the Yakima River. 
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Yakima River spring chinook fishing extended

SALMON FISHING -- Fish managers are extending the fishing season for hatchery spring chinook heading up the Yakima River, since high, turbid flows have been thwarting the regular season action. The season will extend through July. Read on for details from the Washington Fish and…

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Hikers break into the open area near the top of Hall Mountain above Sullivan Lake on a  day trip led by Conservation Northwest volunteers.  (Rich Landers)

Volunteers giving TLC to popular trails

PUBLIC LANDS - More volunteers are needed for upcoming outings that combine learning traditional skills and the camaraderie of group camping with maintaining popular northeastern Washington trails. Three projects organized by the Washington Trails Association and Conservation Northwest include: Bead Lake Trail, June 25-27. Salmo-Priest…

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