A research study published this past weekend by the American Fisheries Society will almost certainly heat up the hatchery vs. wild debate about steelhead.
Sometimes I can sound like my mother. (Imagine a high-pitched voice coming from a man with a gray beard.) “You’re not wearing those pants, are you? It’s snowing! Where are your boots?
One of anglers’ favorite trout species to target is the predatory brown trout, a nonnative first introduced in 1889 to Montana’s Madison River and found in all of the state’s major drainages.
Every time I think about it, I contemplate the dramatic change in the eagle population that has taken place over the course of a few decades.
Looking for a beautiful and informative Christmas present? Check out the Spokane Audubon Society’s Birds of Eastern Washington 2019 calendar.
It is no secret that some outdoors people might struggle with intimacy when it comes to other humans, and thus spend much time in the wilderness where humans are few and far between. When they do happen across another, they most certainly will have at least one thing in common.
The state’s wildlife commission will discuss Columbia River salmon management policies and take public comments on Lower Columbia sturgeon management Friday and Saturday.
Sixty years ago, a former president of the Spokane Ski Club came up with a harebrained idea. Why not make a ski resort within city limits?
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Dec. 13
A mother osprey perches high above the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park. Spike Lynch captured this shot early in December.
The question of how much “intelligence” white-tailed deer possess is one that hunters ask themselves often, as do deer researchers. Or maybe intelligence is the wrong word. Perhaps whatever smarts a deer has – and most seem to have plenty – should more accurately be described as instincts.
Over more than 30 years devoted to exploring, hiking, documenting and publishing throughout the Northwest, Craig Romano of Mount Vernon has become perhaps the top expert on Washington trails. His goal has been to set foot on every trail in the state.
A bill designed to curb sea lions preying on at-risk fish populations on the Columbia River and select tributaries passed through the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
Two Spokane climbers established a new route in the wilds of Montana.
Monday was a monumental day for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. They officially opened an aviary designed to provide eagles, those which have been severely injured and unable to survive in the wild, with a lifetime of food, protection, and care. Such conditions can result in an eagle living for nearly 50 years, much longer than those exposed to life in the wild.
Six rare, and elusive carnivores were introduced to the North Cascades, Wednesday.
A Montana judge has dismissed a lawsuit from an Idaho mining company that’s fighting to overturn its designation by Montana regulators as an industry bad actor because of pollution tied to its CEO
For anyone who crossed his path in life, Gary Peck was an unforgettable guy. He served four decades as a ski patrol member, patrol trainer and race coach at Mount Spokane. Peck inspired hundreds of people to give their full measure, and have the time of their lives in the process.
Idaho’s steelhead season won’t close as scheduled Saturday.
A young male cougar attacked and killed eight alpacas near Riverside State Park sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
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