Stories tagged: angling
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 5 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for September 12
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
A group of state, tribal and federal salmon managers has downgraded the expected return of steelhead to the Columbia and Snake rivers for a second week in a row.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Fall chinook permits issued to Idaho, Oregon and Washington, allowing for additional harvest of unclipped fish
Fall chinook season is now open on the Clearwater River and its North Fork, and anglers have the option of harvesting unclipped fall chinook in Idaho and parts of Washington.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 5 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for September 5.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Fisheries managers have downgraded their forecast for the return of steelhead to the Snake and Columbia rivers.
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report will not run this week. Liere’s home burned down Tuesday. The fishing-hunting report will return next week.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 5:10 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners approved a new fall chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River and its North Fork at their meeting in Nampa on Thursday.
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for August 22
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 1:01 p.m.
The return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries continues to fall short of what was an already low preseason forecast.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for August 15
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials are polling anglers to get their opinions on potential rules designed to balance salmon fishing with catch-release steelhead fishing, in preparation of a possible fall …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for August 8
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for August 1
Sun., July 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Clearwater River could see a fall chinook fishery in the coming months, and Idaho Fish and Game officials want public input to help shape its structure.
Fri., July 26, 2019, 6 a.m.
Steelhead anglers and fans of the fish hoping for better returns this year, especially for the large B-run fish, may want to lower their expectations.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 25
Mon., July 22, 2019, 6 a.m.
Steelhead anglers are being enlisted to help researchers at the University of Idaho and Idaho Department of Fish and Game measure angling effects on wild steelhead, and in some cases …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 17
Mon., July 15, 2019, 6 a.m.
Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not be making significant cuts.
Sun., July 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
For nearly a half century, Larry Cassidy has helped guide the political decisions affecting fish and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest
When he looks back at his nearly five decades of fish and wildlife related public service, one memory stands above the rest for Larry Cassidy.
Sun., July 14, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 11
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 4
Sun., June 30, 2019, 6 a.m.
Since 2014, Brett Surplus has known he wanted to start a hunting television show. But the Rathdrum resident also knew he didn’t want to follow in the footsteps of the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 20
Fri., June 14, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
In a surprise move, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission reopened spring chinook salmon fishing on a portion of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River east of Kooskia on …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
The killing of predatory northern pike in Lake Coeur d’Alene has started to pay dividends for cutthroat trout, according to fishery managers.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 13
Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 6
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Washington’s move to allow barbed hooks in much of the Columbia River Basin will not include the Snake River or its tributaries.