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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:17 p.m.

Major fish recovery project in NE Washington and Idaho gives boost to cutthroat and bull trout

A few years ago there were no native westslope cutthroat trout in a 5-mile stretch of Cee Cee Auh Creek of northeast Washington. This summer, however, biologists estimate there are …


Bull trout lawsuit targets Payette National Forest roads

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit contending two federal agencies are violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze how roads and motorized trails could be harming threatened …


Bull trout lawsuit targets 26 dams in Columbia River Basin

An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending that 26 dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout and violating the Endangered Species Act.


Hecla Mining to buy Montanore silver deposit in northwest Montana

Hecla Mining Company plans to buy a major silver deposit in Northwest Montana that for decades drawn the interest of speculators and the ire of conservationists.


Environmental groups sue over bull trout recovery plan

Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s plan to recover threatened bull trout.


Montana fly fishing film crew fined for violating bull trout

The owners of a Missoula outdoor film company, and an associate, have paid almost $6,000 in fines after receiving more than four dozen federal and state citations for illegal activities, …


Flow cut out of Priest Lake sparks worry about river’s health

Drought conditions are creating conflicts at Priest Lake. The mountain lake is one of North Idaho’s top resort destinations, drawing people from all over the region for fishing, boating and …


Federal bull trout recovery plans online for review, input

Bull trout, whose presence is associated with pristine mountain lakes and streams, should soon have a federal recovery plan. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is under a court-ordered deadline …


The mighty bull trout

Salmon make an epic journey, swimming hundreds of miles from the ocean to return to their birthplace. To Tom Whalen, the shorter migration of Lake Pend Oreille’s bull trout is …


Bull trout protection plan worries boaters on Lake Pend Oreille

Dennis Hall spent Saturday afternoon on Lake Pend Oreille, launching his 28-foot cabin cruiser from Sandpoint and ferrying friends across the lake to dinner. With blue skies and temperatures in …


Field reports: Bull trout recovery; Green Mountain fire lookout; Spokane River cleanup; Costly illegal catch

FISHING – Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in Portland demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finish developing recovery plans for bull trout, a threatened species that has gone …


Out & About: Researchers to net mackinaw at Priest Lake

Lake trout studied at Priest Lake FISHING – Coinciding with a debate about future management of the Priest Lake mackinaw fishery, the Idaho Fish and Game Department is joining a …


Protection for bull trout habitat expanded in West

The Obama administration today greatly expanded protections for waterways critical to the restoration of threatened bull trout, making it tougher for agencies to approve logging, mining and livestock grazing across …


More bull trout habitat proposed

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – In another reversal of Bush administration Endangered Species Act policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to more than quadruple habitat protections for the bull …


Feds propose expanding Bush’s bull trout habitat

In another reversal of Bush administration Endangered Species Act policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to expand habitat protections for the bull trout, a fish that stands in …


Bull trout remain threatened

Bull trout, a native fish that’s extremely sensitive to changes in water quality, will retain its “threatened” status under the Endangered Species Act, federal officials announced Tuesday. Over the next …