Dead foxes were piled high in the pickup truck after the hunting contest in Frederick County, Maryland, in January.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has started its annual effort to enlist anglers to help collect steelhead from the South Fork of the Clearwater River for spawning at the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery.
A ban on the creation of new climbing routes in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest has put Spokane-area climbers on edge and spurred a nationwide backlash.
If you’re looking for deep powder, steep turns, solitude and adventure, you’ll hit pay dirt on the Silver Valley’s Tiger Peak.
It turns out the Teton Range bighorn sheep don’t like people much.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday approved
If you ever want to know who your real friends are, tell them you are running
Anglers can expect another ho-hum year for spring and summer chinook returning to the Snake River and its tributaries, according to a forecast from a group of state, tribal and federal fisheries managers.
Attention all Spokane recreationists with a knack for names: Six trails on High Drive Bluff need your talents.
Melaine Williams took this photo of a buttercup near Cheney this week. She wrote, “Every year we wait for the first harbinger of spring, the buttercup, to poke its pretty yellow face out and reach for the sky. Yesterday, spring started!” Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at spokesman.com/outdoors.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 20
Sam Mace, the inland northwest director of Save Our Wild Salmon, will be the featured speaker at the Spokane Canoe and Kayak club’s February meeting.
Wyoming’s small population of about 50 common loons is related to those found in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, according to recent genetic results – not closer populations that nest in Montana or Washington, which are still more than 200 miles away.
State wildlife managers are considering eliminating or severely limiting hunting competitions, particularly of coyotes, citing ethical and social concerns.
Concerns about a new fee for commercial fishing guides have been mostly resolved after a meeting between guides and Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area staff on Feb. 3.
More dismal steelhead news. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has closed the Chehalis River and its tributaries.
People get old, even die. That holds true for skiers. You may have heard that old skiers never die, they just go downhill.
A recent spate of sunny days has reminded us Vitamin D-starved Pacific Northwest denizens of fairer weather and turned imaginations toward spring and summer adventures.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 13
Ben Read and Hobie Hiler spent Super Bowl Sunday climbing the 7,293-foot Lions Head in the North Idaho Selkirks. The duo approached via Lions Creek up into the South Bowl. They gained approximately 3,800 feet of elevation and skied roughly 12 miles. In this photo, Hiler is pictured approaching the east summit of the peak.