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Outdoors blog archive for June 2015

TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

Fishing skills are taught at the Washington Outdoor Women workshops. (courtesy)

Washington Outdoor Women workshops in September

OUTDOOR SKILLS -- Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting and other outdoor skills at a September weekend workshop presented by Washington Outdoor Women. The annual workshop is scheduled Sept.18-20 at Camp Waskowitz near North Bend. WOW is a non-profit program dedicated to teaching...

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MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015

Kokanee are a major forage fish for putting size on Lake Pend Oreille's trophy predator fishg. Fly fisher Aaron Richter caught this 31.5-pound, 42-inch-long Gerrard rainbow trout a tributary to the Clark Fork River and Lake Pend Oreille, on March 31, 2010. (Aaron Richter)

Idaho fishing rule changes proposed

FISHING – Public meetings are scheduled this week to air changes in fishing regulations proposed for 2016-2018 by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The proposals have been drafted based on previous public meetings, angler surveys and work by fisheries biologist. Proposals for the...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015


FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015


For years, ATVs have dominated the market for getting hunters to remote places. But recent local sales indicate that many off-road enthusiasts are turning to UTVs. (THOMAS CLOUSE PHOTOS)

Forest Service opening routes for WATVs

PUBLIC LANDS -- Several routes for wheeled ATVs (WATVs) will open on Friday, June 26, across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. WATVs are different from ATVs in that they are designed or modified for on-road use according to regulations set by Washington House Bill 1632 of...

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The Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River near Pasco. (Associated Press)

Snake River spring chinook season closing

FISHING -- As summer chinook salmon and sockeye are moving up the Columbia, the fat lady is about to sing for the 2015 spring chinook season. Here's the announcement from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: Action: Spring chinook salmon fishing to close. Locations:...

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