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Dick Stallman was 34 when he tested the revolutionary jet-powered outboards he developed by running a sled up the Rogue River in 1962.
 (Courtesy of Outboard Jets)

Fly fishers seek jet-boat ban on upper Rogue

FISHING – A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River. The Mail Tribune reports that the Medford-based Rogue Flyfishers Association and riverside landowner Greg Layton have filed a petition with the Oregon...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017

 (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels forecast posted

WATERSPORTS -- The revised forecast has been released for water levels at Lake Roosevelt this spring as water managers predict how how much the Columbia River reservoir will be drawn down to accommodate spring runoff and how fast it will refill to summer elevations of...

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 Spring Canyon near Grand Coulee Dam is a popular boat launching and camping area along the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. (Rich Landers)

Lake Roosevelt 2017 boat launching permits available

WATERSPORTS -- The 2017 annual boat launching permits for Lake Roosevelt are available, but the National Park Service no longer offers discounts for early purchases. A permit is required for launching any type of vessel at all designated National Park Service-managed launch ramps the reservoir...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016

Boating is popular on the wealth of waters in the Inland Northwest. (The Spokesman-Review)

Marine trade group offers 'Grow Boating' grants 

WATERSPORTS – A grant program has been established for non-profits seeking assistance in promoting boating in the Northwest. The grants are being awarded through the Northwest Marine Trade Association's Grow Boating program, which seeks to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to...

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