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Reader photo: Amazing squirrels

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 22, 2021

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.
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S-R Hunting Outlook 2021: Bird hunters flush with anticipation

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 23, 2021

The trends make it easy to be pessimistic about upland bird hunting seasons in Eastern Washington. But a hunter with a bird dog has at least one compelling reason to go out. With some planning, foot work and luck – they’ll both be fulfilled, and perhaps pleasantly surprised.
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Off the Grid: The autumnal invasion

This time of year, my favorite household appliance is the shop vacuum. I like my shop vac to have the suction power of a black hole so I can aim it at offending critters, secure my ear protection, and watch whatever it is approaching the afterlife in breach, helpless and confused, before it makes a satisfying THWOOT sound into the eternal holding space that is my vacuum.
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Reader Photo: Flirty moose rebuffed

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 15, 2021

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.
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When it rains, it pours, when you are traveling with me

Rain.A downpour so long that it didn’t stop during the entire four-hour drive to the trailhead.Rain so heavy that oncoming headlights blindingly reflected off the highway.A deluge so intense that it sounded as if the drops would soon pierce the car’s metal roof.Rain so drenching that a red fox appeared ashamed that its usually fluffy coat had been flattened.