Stories tagged: hunting
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
For hunters heading to Idaho, make sure to check out the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Access Yes! program providing hunters access to private lands.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
By all accounts, opening weekend for the general deer hunting season was slow in Northeast Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 4 p.m.
Aspens are changing to autumn colors as Meredith Heick treks the trails southwest of Spokane at Fishtrap Lake.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
We’re rambling and bumbling through thick country in northeast Washington, the lingering snow from an unusual late-September storm sliding from the understory of the pines and aspens.
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 6 a.m.
The idea for Jim Manroe’s new company SneakyHunter started with a problem.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 6 a.m.
Have deer gotten heavier, or am I just getting weaker? That question was rhetorical. I don’t want you to tell me how weak I am.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
A fourth hunter has been injured by a grizzly bear in less than 10 days in the Gravelly Mountains in southwestern Montana.
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 6 a.m.
Bicycling – a force against nature? I never thought I’d see THAT day come. But I have.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance this year in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from hunter-harvested animals.
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Hunting in Idaho, and the Panhandle Region specifically, should be good this year for elk and deer, according to regional wildlife biologist Kara Campbell.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
With the general hunting season opener for most of Washington about a month out, now is the time for the unprepared hunter to panic.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
No more antlerless deer hunting. That’s the biggest change in for Eastern Washington hunters in 2019.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 6 a.m.
Last January, Eli Francovich ran an article in The Spokesman-Review concerning his first year of hunting. He wrote of the early mornings, cold weather, days without success and questioned, “Why …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
In an effort to address complaints of overcrowding, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission hopes to cap the number of nonresident hunter tags sold. They are also looking at increasing …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
In an effort to reduce whitetail deer and turkey numbers, the Mica Peak Conservation area will be open to a limited number of hunters this fall.
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has assembled an internal working group to develop recommended changes to the cougar hunting seasons.
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game licensing bureau reported fewer than 2,500 nonresident deer tags remain for 2019 and 1,608 were sold last week.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
The annual hunting prospects for the state of Washington will be published later this week or Monday at the latest, according to Staci Lehman, a spokeswoman for the Washington Department …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report will not run this week. Liere’s home burned down Tuesday. The fishing-hunting report will return next week.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 6 a.m.
Standing behind the kitchen window, I sipped tentatively from a cup of morning coffee, watching a pair of roosters strut along the eastern side of the garden fence.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 6 a.m.
Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not be making significant cuts.
Sun., July 14, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applicants for its Game Management Advisory Council.
Sun., June 30, 2019, 6 a.m.
Since 2014, Brett Surplus has known he wanted to start a hunting television show. But the Rathdrum resident also knew he didn’t want to follow in the footsteps of the …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 5 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 27
Wed., June 12, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced plans to expand hunting and fishing opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges nationwide. On Friday, more Washington-specific details became available. Below …
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.
Sun., May 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
Turkey hunters can be like any other breed of outdoorsmen, running the gamut from bare-bones minimalists to gadget-crazed trend setters.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:12 p.m.
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming …
Sun., May 12, 2019
Regardless of our cultural identity –rancher, hunter, wildlife advocate or a multicultural cross-pollination of all – we must come together. We all care about the heritage of the West.