Stories tagged: fishing
Mon., June 17, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
In an ongoing effort to fight invasive weeds, public access to Newman Lake will be closed June 24 and 25.
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.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 6 a.m.
Ferry County outdoor festival aims to bring recreation, money to one of Washington’s poorest counties
Emily Burt knows the dollar value of sweaty and thirsty outdoor enthusiasts better than most. As the co-owner and founder of Republic Brewing, Burt is used to seeing trail weary …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials have closed spring chinook fishing on the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, bringing an unexpected early end to the disappointing season.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
The Trump administration is announcing what it calls a major expansion of hunting and fishing in the nation’s protected wildlife refuges.
Fri., May 31, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Darren Ogden hefted the big Chinook salmon, meaty and lustrous, a rare and welcome sight in a bad year for returns of adult spring Chinook.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Fisheries managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game say the return of spring chinook to Clearwater River Hatcheries continues to slip and is projected to fall further behind …
Sun., May 19, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
The use of mothballs to ward off rodents from cars parked at Corn Creek Boat Launch may be effective, but it’s still illegal
A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on …
Fri., May 17, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed chinook salmon fishing in the Clearwater River basin because of low returns of adult chinook.
Fri., May 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
Prized non-native trout are getting the ouster from the Snake’s South Fork, and fishery administrators are asking for acceptance
Patrick Kennedy cradled a massive trout, the kind of fish an angler can remember forever.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Washington faces a federal court order to fix under-roadway pipes that block migrating fish by 2030, but a budget passed by lawmakers puts the state at risk of missing the …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 4 p.m.
Washington anglers caught 142 derby trout last weekend during the opening days of the lowland lake season. In total 1,018 tagged trout were stocked across the state.
Thu., May 2, 2019, 3:56 p.m.
Join the Spokane Riverkeeper and Mountain Gear at the Garland Theater (924 W. Garland Ave.) on May 2 for the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.
Thu., May 2, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bill that would have increased hunting and angling fees for the first time since 2011 was not approved by the Washington Legislature.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 6 a.m.
The email stood out among dozens waiting in the inbox on a Monday morning, and then a phone call came to rub it in.
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 25
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Spring chinook managers and anglers find themselves in a familiar position, wondering if the meager counts of fish passing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River signal a late run, a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
The rainbow trout writhed in the water as 5-year-old Mason Lynch reeled it in. The drag on the reel was set low, but with his grandmother Lu Ann Glasser’s help, …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18
Sun., April 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
The war is still being waged against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but fisheries biologists are seeing new trends that offer optimism, and anglers hunting cutthroat trout are seeing more …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead
Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead and other species in much of the Columbia River Basin.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 4
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
By his estimate, Stephen Veals spent more time fishing in 2018 than many anglers spend in a lifetime.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
A fishery that was once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half …
Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7