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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2015

Roberta Wise of Kennewick bagged a buck while deer hunting with her two sons and their friend in 1979. (Courtesy)

Woman keeps hunting through generations 

HUNTING -- Roberta Wise, 71, of Kennewick has been recalling a long, fruitful family history of hunting and fishing -- and she's never been on the sidelines just because she's a girl. Wise submitted photos and a story to a contest the Washington Fish and...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2013

Emma Scherer of Spokane  holds a trout she landed while fishing out of a canoe on Badger Lake with her friend, Hillary Landers, in this 1998 photo. (Rich Landers)

Family fishing flashback prompts advice to parents

ANGLING -- We pause current events for this Landers family fishing flashback.... I just stumbled onto this 1998 photo (above), which brings back fond memories of fishing Badger Lake with my favorite youngest daughter Hillary, and her pal, Emma Scherer. They were elementary school classmates...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013

SUNDAY, OCT. 13, 2013

 A youngster is proud of his trout catch at Hordemann Pond in Moscow, Idaho. (Idaho Fish and Game Department)

Moscow pond stocked with 500 trout

FISHING -- Idaho Fish and Game officials plan to stock 500 rainbow trout into Moscow's Hordemann Pond this week to give youngsters an autumn treat. Located off Eisenhower Street between D and F streets, Hordemann Pond is a year-round fishery popular with kids and their...

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MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

Video: Fishing with kids is a hoot!

FISHING -- It's no fish story that Spokane angler Tanner Grant, his fishing buddy Branden Carter and their boys had a great time Saturday for the fishing season opener at West Medical Lake. They have this short broadcast-quality video to prove it. Grant shot the...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011


The Lands Council’s Conservation Programs Manager Kat Hall, left, and Beaver Program Coordinator Amanda Parrish remove a trapped beaver from Red Lake near Tum Tum, Wash., on Monday.  (Colin Mulvany)

Sunday event puts families in realm of beavers

WILDLIFE EDUCATION – The third annual Picnic with the Beavers – an educational event especially geared to families -- is set for Sunday (Sept. 11) starting at 1 p.m. at Liberty Lake County Park, sponsored by The Lands Council and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Info:...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2011

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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