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Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 31

Matt Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for May 31


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 24

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for May 14


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 17

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for May 17


The top 10 bass fishing waters in the Spokane Region

The 10 “best” bass fishing waters in the 10 easternmost counties of Washington have been listed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 1 fish managers this year, and …


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 10

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for May 10.


Ammi Midstokke: The story of a boy, a boat, and love at first bite

Kara Berlin was living the aspirational life of any young urbanite.


Alan Liere: A Little Bit of Love in every bite

A friend of mine, Eddie, judged the goodness of his woman by the kind of sandwich she packed in his fishing lunch. “Yeah,” he’d say as he attacked his meatloaf …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018

Three-year-old boy lands massive fish in Lake Pend Oreille derby

Owen Peterson may have just learned to walk, but that hasn’t stopped the three year old from reeling in a massive rainbow trout. In fact, as of Tuesday Peterson had …


Last opening day on Waitts Lake greeted happily by anglers while resort owners worry

On a rainy, socked-in spring day, Tim Cherry, 17, tried his luck in the placid waters of Waitts Lake. By 6:30 a.m., he’d already caught three rainbow trout and was …


Despite rain, fog, anglers flock to area lakes for opening-day fishing

Saturday’s 2018 opening day for lowland trout fishing was a success, despite rainy and foggy weather statewide, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 3

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for May 3.


Saturday’s opening day set to be last with new statewide fishing rules taking effect in July

This Saturday area lakes will open for trout fishing much like they have for decades. It’s the marking of a ritual for many.


Helpful hints and fishing tips for novices as the spring season approaches

Getting started in a new sport can be confusing, and fishing is no exception. Here are some tips for families to ease the way toward catching fish from area lakes …


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 26

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for April 26.


Smallmouth bass tournament set

The 17th annual Bassin’ Assassin Tournament is set for the weekend of May 5 and 6, between Box Canyon Dam and Boundary Dam on the river in North Pend Oreille …


Trout fishing opens Saturday in advance of new statewide fishing rules taking effect

Lowland lakes, stocked with millions of trout, will open to anglers Saturday.


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 19

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for April 19.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 12

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for April 12.


UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018

Idaho angler catches massive 8-foot sturgeon from his kayak

An Idaho man reeled in a massive 8-foot sturgeon from his kayak Saturday.


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 5

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for April 5.


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 29

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for March 29.


UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018

Idaho spring Chinook fishing set to open April 28

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved spring Chinook fishing in the Clearwater, Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon Rivers, last week. The spring fishing will start April 28.


Yellowstone National Park bans felt wading boots to block aquatic invasive species

Anglers casting in Yellowstone National Park this season will have to leave their felt-soled wading boots at home. The park has banned the boots to help prevent transportation of aquatic …



UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 22

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report


UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018

Simplified statewide fishing rules go into effect in July

New simplified fishing rules will go into effect throughout Washington in July. Changes in season-opening dates call for the majority of rivers and streams to open the Saturday before Memorial …


Industry leaders search for next generation of fishermen

John Corbin remembers tent cities in Alaska in the 1980s during the booming king crab seasons. The commercial fisherman said upward of 50 guys a day would walk the docks …


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 15

Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for March 15.


Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 8

The Spokesman-Review’s weekly fishing-hunting report for March 8


Bait fishermen master the method

Bait fishing as practiced by two veteran Lake Roosevelt anglers rises to an art form.