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Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 2011

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TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011





Richard Byerley on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Oct. 6, 2011, flanked by granddaughter Annie (left) and grandson Bren (right). 

 (KING/Courtesy Richard Byerley)

Walla Walla man oldest to climb Kilimanjaro

MOUNTAINEERING -- A man from Washington state has set the world record as the oldest person to summit Mount Kilimanjaro on foot, according to a KING 5 TV report. Richard Byerley, 84, of Walla Walla, summited Kilimajaro with his two grandchildren, Annie, 29, and Bren,…

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Amy Sinclair of Exodus Wilderness Adventures in Riggins hoists a Salmon River steelhead aboard her jet boat. (Exodus Wilderness Adventures)

Steelhead moving as rain cools rivers

FISHING -- Rain has cooled water temps in the Snake River system, causing fish to move and expand their range upstream. Here's the report from Amy Sinclair of Exodus Wilderness Adventures in Riggins: The fishing report for Riggings, Idaho, iSteelhead Fishing is underway on the…

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Williams Lake outside of Cheney offers a perfect spot for recreators and wildlife close to the city. The Washington Department of Ecology is preparing to step in and re-write portions of Spokane County''s shoreline master plan, which govern 750 miles of shoreline along local rivers, lakes and streams. The state says Williams Lake exemplifies a Spokane county lake with extensive shorelines and associated wetlands of outstanding ecological integrity, despite development along some areas.   (Archive Archive / The Spokesman Review)

Wetlands declining, report confirms

CONSERVATION -- America's wetlands declined slightly from 2004-2009, underscoring the need for continued conservation and restoration efforts, according to a report issued last week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This is merely affirmation of an old story. The federal agency's Status and Trends…

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Denver based See Through Canoe offers the clear alternative to your canoeing and kayaking needs with the Transparent Canoe/Kayak.  (Courtesy photo)

A clear vision for the future of paddling

CANOEING -- Finally, we're getting transparency in the sports of canoeing and kayaking. Denver based See Through Canoe offers the clear alternative to your canoeing and kayaking needs with the Transparent Canoe/Kayak. Comprised of transparent Lexan the Transparent Canoe/Kayak from Denver, Colorado based See Through…

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MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011


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