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WDFW seeks applicants for Game Management Advisory Council

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applicants for its Game Management Advisory Council.


Idaho’s proposed big game rules announced, Coeur d’Alene meeting today

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking for hunter feedback on the 2019-20 big game season rules and regulations. Throughout March IDFG will hold open houses. Proposed changes …


Stanford wins 9th straight Big Game, 23-13 over California

Paulson Adebo made two interceptions in the fourth quarter, including a spectacular one-handed grab in the end zone, to help prevent the game-tying score, as Stanford relied on its defense …


Colville photographer wins coveted Denali Road Lottery spot

It all began with a Facebook post. As a nature photographer, a stunning image of a grizzly sow and cubs crossing the tundra in a snowstorm caught my eye. The …


Yellowstone elk herd growth tricky to manage

Managing the Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most popular in the world, is no easy task.


Hunter ethics count nowadays under unblinking public eye

The public is numb to kids being killed in Syria. Mouths water as a sultry TVmodel opens her mouth wide as a whale around a monster beef burger.


Trail cameras provide deeper insight into wildlife habits

A remote trail-cam photo is worth a thousand words about the wildlife we don’t see while recreating in the great outdoors. A group of female hikers triggered a motion-activated sensor …


Increase in St. Joe elk good news for hunters

Surveys conducted this winter showed a substantial increase in elk calf-cow ratios for elk in portions of North Idaho as the region’s elk seem to be digging out of a …


WDFW provided with three metal detectors

Washington Wildlife Police are better equipped to nail poachers in the Spokane Region this fall. The Mule Deer Foundation donated three metal detectors totaling $1,452 to the agency. Officer JoLynn …


Wild moose chase: Researchers tracking 25 collared moose in NE Washington

James Goerz was so close he could hear her chewing as she browsed. It seemed impossible that he couldn’t put his eyes on the moose, the largest member of the …


Hunters, trappers play role in managing Idaho wolves

Idaho’s traditional elk-hunting breadbasket – those mountainous, backcountry units stretching from the Selway country down through the Salmon River country – continues to falter at producing elk. Wolves are part …


Wolf impact on elk keeps heat on wildlife managers

Idaho elk hunters have had to adapt to a “new normal” that looks a lot different from boom years of the 1990s, when the harvests topped 25,000 three times, in …


Successful year predicted for Idaho deer hunters

Idaho big-game hunters could have a season to brag about if hunting success this fall mirrors the current game populations, particularly for deer. Idaho’s 129,155 deer hunters last year killed …


Check stations crucial to collecting valuable hunting data

Roadside check stations are worth the stop for sportsmen who care about the future of their sport. Idaho law requires all hunters and anglers to stop at state Fish and …


Landers: More thoughtful fence building helps keep critters safe

Fences are not natural to wildlife. Although Northwest critters have lived among fences for more than a century, they still run into them. They snag legs and other body parts …


Ghost-like moose proof that ticks suck

The graying look of moose you might see in the field this spring isn’t the result of old age. It’s likely the work of blood-sucking ticks.


With careful prep, elk steaks and ground bison produce juicy goodness

The hunters I asked all said the same thing: Whatever you do, they stressed repeatedly, don’t overcook it. With this advice in mind, I recently made my first attempts at …


Valuable info gathered at hunter check stations

It wasn’t clear last month why some hunters were driving past the highway check station marked by big fluorescent orange signs while others willingly stopped and shared the information of …


Landers: Big-game research a big game of pain

Although not in the job description for a wildlife biologist, it helps if you can take a punch. Woody Myers, a Washington Fish and Wildlife Department big-game researcher, has handled …


Landers: Big-game research a big game of pain

Although not in the job description for a wildlife biologist, it helps if you can take a punch.


Landers: Wolf presentation focuses on gray areas

State agencies charged with managing wolves that are naturally repopulating their range in Washington are poked like dead meat in every direction by sportsmen, ranchers, wolf-loving zealots and rural district …


Landers: WFWD needs public’s help

“Wolves are the most challenging wildlife issue on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department’s plate this year, bar none,” says Nate Pamplin, assistant director. “And we don’t want to be …


Landers: WFWD needs public’s help

“Wolves are the most challenging wildlife issue on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department’s plate this year, bar none,” says Nate Pamplin, assistant director. “And we don’t want to be …


Landers: Wolf repatriation continues to confound

Washington’s moose, elk and deer herds do not yet appear to be suffering heavy losses from the revival of gray wolves, so far, to the best of the Fish and …


Biologists search for answers to decline of moose

They seem invincible, the largest species in the deer family, 6-feet tall at the shoulders with mature bulls averaging 1,000 pounds. Yet the moose subspecies found in the lower 48 …


Moose declining in Idaho, spreading in Washington

Moose in Washington appear to be bucking the decline that’s plaguing the animals across most of the lower 48 states, a Washington Fish and Wildlife Department biologist says. Rich Harris, …


Landers: Spring has already sprung for wildlife

The early hint of spring weathering into the region this week is a game-changer for outdoorsmen, but merely a confirmation of what’s already under way for wildlife. Skiers coming off …


Landers: Spring has already sprung for wildlife

The early hint of spring weathering into the region this week is a game-changer for outdoorsmen, but merely a confirmation of what’s already under way for wildlife.


Stanford dominates Cal in Big Game

BERKELEY, Calif. – Stepfan Taylor ran for a career-high 189 yards and one touchdown, and No. 22 Stanford (5-2, 3-1) overwhelmed rival California 21-3 on Saturday for its third straight …


‘Big Game’ shows up early this season

Take all the pageantry of “The Big Game” – the annual meeting between Stanford and California’s football teams – all of the tradition, the bitterness created by proximity, “The Play,” …