Stories tagged: fly-fishing
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
It was a simple calculation. “My ability to tie flies and sell them far outpaces my ability to write big checks.”
Thu., June 27, 2019, 6 a.m.
On a windy Wednesday last week, Greg Gatti helped me catch my first cutthroat trout on the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 6 p.m.
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
Tue., March 26, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Charlie Craven, fly-tying editor for Fly Fisherman magazine, will be in Spokane to conduct a fly-tying clinic, 2-4 p.m. on April 10.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
An abusive father, daily bombings and three weeks of walking without food as a young World War II refugee tarnished the early years of Anna Patterson’s life, but you wouldn’t …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 10 a.m.
For the first time the
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
The annual Spokane Fly Fishers fly fishing school will start on Thursday. The eight-week course is good for beginners, or those with experience looking to touch up their skills.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
October fly fishing can be about as good as it gets in terms of finding solitude, colorful fall scenery and eager trout.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
This is a busy month with families centered around kids and schools. Fall sports are fully revved up. Fans can easily devote an entire weekend to a Cougar football game. …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Len Zicker jokes that his wife made “the mistake of a lifetime” in buying him a fly rod as a gift in 1995. Certainly it changed the course of his …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 4:25 a.m.
This year, in its first full summer season, more than 231,000 people floated the Deschutes River through the Bend, Oregon, Whitewater Park on inner tubes, kayaks or paddleboards. That’s roughly …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
The outpouring of admiration and respect for Andrus from Republicans and Democrats says it all. He represents the type of leadership the nation sorely misses.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
There had to be a little magic in play that rainy September day on the Gallatin River when I first felt the fly line arc behind me just right and …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
Anglers in the popular Buoy 10 late-summer salmon season in the Columbia River estuary will get to keep wild chinook seven days a week in 2017.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is known for having some formidable bigs in the paint.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 8 a.m.
Even though there’s water everywhere this spring, two popular trout fishing lakes on the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge southeast of Colville will be empty or dramatically lowered when …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
April is the month in which everything wakes up on the region’s streams, and for that reason alone it may be the “most awesome month” for fly fishermen, a Spokane …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Mark Raisler has learned a few things about catching trout the Missouri River in the 25 years he’s been fishing there.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
February can be a rough time for Inland Northwest fly fishers who don’t have tickets to sunny saltwater destinations.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Anglers with remarkable foresight recognized the virtues of the Henry’s Fork and established a foundation in 1984 to help preserve the fishery.
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Hugh Evans, longtime Spokane attorney and Vietnam vet, to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery
Hugh Evans served during the bloodiest period of the Vietnam War, earning a Silver Star and kicking off a life of legal service and leisure in Spokane. A large group …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
FISHERIES – Court-ordered federal public meetings are coming to the region next week, partly to explore the potential for eliminating four lower Snake River dams to boost survival of endangered …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 2 a.m.
Priest Lake’s slow drawdown to winter level began Saturday evening. Flows were increased from Outlet Dam to lower the lake 3 feet from its full pool at elevation 2,437.6 feet.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
With schools rolling into high gear along with sports, hunting and salmon seasons, September is a prime month to go trout fishing, especially on the Kootenai River.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 4 p.m.
Roger Booth and John Brick once thought they had to get away from the maddening crowds to catch trout in Yellowstone National Park.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
Water levels at two trout fishing lakes in the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are being lowered for fall construction projects.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 1:10 a.m.
Two decades ago, rainbow trout in the upper Madison River were struggling. Whirling disease had been found in the stream, caused by a microorganism that latches onto fish. Brown trout …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:56 a.m.
The Madison River below Quake Lake and along U.S. 287 holds legendary status among fly anglers. It’s a standout even in Montana, which is host to 2.2 to 3.36 million …