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MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013


Deck hand John Banasky begins cleaning the day's catch of king and coho salmon taken by eight anglers while fishing in the Pacific Ocean on a Westport charterboat captained by Paul Mirante. 
 (File / The Spokesman-Review)

Ocean chinook quotas likely lower than 2012

FISHING -- Anglers fishing along the Washington coast will likely see a lower catch quota for chinook salmon this year, while the quota for coho is expected to be similar to last season, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday night. Three options...

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MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

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FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013

MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2013

Anglers land bright king salmon near Sitka, Alaska. (Rich Landers)

The S-R's top outdoors stories of the week

Heres a list of top recent outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review: Anglers Hook It and Cook It at Alaska fishing event Nordic skiing trails sprout near Sandpoint Out & About: Spokane native lands state-record mackinaw Field reports: Coyote hunt eyed to protect wolf Wolf hunts...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2013

Upper Columbia salmon hatchery previewed

FISHING -- The BPA-funded upper Columbia River salmon hatchery being built near Bridgeport and managed under the direction of the Colville Confederated Tribes is scheduled to go online in May. The Seattle Times posted this update on the project, which should greatly enhance salmon fishing...

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MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013

Gillnetting to end in Columbia by 2017

FISHING -- The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted to phase out gillnet fishing on the main stem of the Columbia River, relegating the primary commercial fishing tool to tributaries and bays. Under the new policy adopted Saturday, the use of gillnets will be...

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MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012

FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012

Don McBride nets Jim Klos’ salmon while fishing on the Hanford Reach. (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

Hanford salmon on the bite in October

FISHING -- The first half of October has produced good fishing for chinook salmon on the the Hanford Reach of the Columbia. Here's the Oct. 1-14 creel report just posted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. WDFW staff interviewed 659 anglers from 276...

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