Stories tagged: fish
Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
In a letter to Northwest policymakers Tuesday, more than 50 scientists said breaching the four lower Snake River dams is the only action that can counteract warm summertime water in …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to hear updates on wolf, cougar and bear management, and a number of proposed revisions to fishing regulations on Friday and Saturday.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
The Salmon Cannon, an invention of Seattle-based Whooshh Innovations, will debut to the public on the Columbia River on Tuesday.
Fri., July 26, 2019
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.
Sun., July 14, 2019
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.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
State courts side with Spokane River advocates on summer minimum flow levels, protecting recreational use
Spokane River advocates say they got a major win in court Wednesday, assuaging some worries about summer flows dipping below adequate levels for recreational and business uses.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 20
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 13
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Several apartment complexes in Spokane Valley have reported that thieves have used wires tipped with a sticky adhesive to fish rent checks from drop boxes.
Wed., June 5, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 6
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 30
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019
Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 23
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 16
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 9
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 2
Sun., April 14, 2019
Tribes, conservation groups cry foul after Trump administration signals rollback of Spokane River quality standards
The request for public comment on a plan to revisit allowable pollution levels in Washington’s waterways did not include notification to the state’s Department of Ecology or native tribes. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
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 …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Not only do fish pee, but their pee gives other animals in the ocean what they need to survive.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest’s resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a …
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018
In the early 2000s, the world’s only freshwater cod was all but gone from the waters of the Kootenai River in north Idaho and British Columbia. Once counted in the …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will stock roughly 147,000 trout in Washington lakes this fall, according to a news release.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Oct. 11
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
The heat blanketing the Spokane region didn’t just send us two-legged mammals scurrying for cooler climes. Fish in the Spokane River also sought refuge as the air temperature neared 103 …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
A national seafood distributor is defending its reputation amid plummeting sales after the Associated Press found it was not living up to a guarantee that all catch was local, wild, …
Wed., July 25, 2018
An 11-year-old girl has quite the fish tale: A rare pacu with human-like teeth chomped down on the worm at the end of her line while she was fishing with …
Thu., June 7, 2018
Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018
A U.S. appeals court on Monday affirmed an order to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help protect salmon and steelhead and aid their migration to …
Fri., March 2, 2018
They used to tip the scales at 80 pounds: June Hogs they were called. The kings of the Columbia River. But the big chinook that used to lumber up and …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
Amid the protocol and pageantry Monday, Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paused for a lighter moment – to feed Asian carp fish in a koi pond.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Clark County Public Health officials were among the first to identify a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tuna loins and tuna steaks.