Stories tagged: lake roosevelt
Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Concerns about a new fee for commercial fishing guides have been mostly resolved after a meeting between guides and Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area staff on Feb. 3.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
A new fee on commercial fishing guides is causing a kerfuffle on Lake Roosevelt.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is open during the winter, but facilities are limited.
Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Anglers are having all the fun, at least the ones who have participated in the Northern Pike Reward program. As of September, anglers have been paid $3,000 for pike heads …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
State, federal and tribal governments will hold a practice on how to respond if invasive mussels make it to Lake Roosevelt.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Washington managers are preparing for when northern pike, a voracious invasive predator, make it below the Grand Coulee Dam.
Mon., May 27, 2019
The Porcupine Bay boat launch on Lake Roosevelt reopened to the public Friday.
Wed., May 22, 2019
Colville Tribe nets 28 pounds female northern pike in the Sanpoil River, 17 miles from Grand Coulee Dam.
Northern Pike continued to make their slow, steady advance down the Columbia River system this spring.
Fri., March 29, 2019
Beginning July 8, the Federal Highway Administration, in conjunction with the National Park Service, will be resurfacing and re-striping all National Park Service-managed asphalt surfaces within the boundaries of Lake …
Fri., March 29, 2019
Fishing guides on Lake Roosevelt have been forced to remove videos of their angling clients from YouTube and elsewhere online in the past months.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
In a cavernous, and cold, warehouse in Airway Heights a group of Spokane Tribe of Indians fish biologists encircled a large, vicious-looking fish Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
A federal appeals court has upheld an $8.25 million judgment against a Canadian company that for decades dumped toxic smelter waste that flowed down the Columbia River into Lake Roosevelt.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018
Crews work to contain 2,400-acre fire near Colville Reservation; evacuation notices lifted for regions near Soap Lake
The Rattlesnake fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation near Lake Roosevelt is about 40-percent contained, fire officials said Sunday.
Wed., July 4, 2018
A road accessing a boat launch for anglers is being repaired more than a year
Thu., May 17, 2018
With this year’s deep snowpack and swollen rivers, more pike will likely come to Washington, exacerbating an already serious problem – a growing population of northern pike in Lake Roosevelt.
Wed., May 2, 2018
A surging sturgeon population in Lake Roosevelt has prompted fishery managers to allow harvest fishing for the second year in a row.
Wed., May 2, 2018
Getting salmon above Grand Coulee Dam could lead to fishable population in the Spokane River, tribes say
Getting salmon and steelhead over Grand Coulee Dam could someday bring back a recreational fishery to the Spokane River, local tribes say.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
Lots of guys take trucks on fishing trips. Not many take a front loader. Jesse had both at Lake Roosevelt, and a potty chair, too.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
FISHING – Anglers will again be allowed to fish for sturgeon on Lake Roosevelt. However, the details of the season have yet to be finalized, said Bill Baker, Washington Department …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
A trio has become, as far as they know, the first adventurers to run the entire 112-mile length of the Spokane River on stand-up paddleboards.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Anglers are a victim of their own success at Lake Roosevelt where the reservoir’s first sturgeon fishing season will be closed after opening two months ago, a state fisheries manager …
Thu., June 8, 2017
The white sturgeon anglers have been catching with high rates of success in Lake Roosevelt’s newly created fishery are big, tough critters – and they’re causing problems at fish cleaning …
Fri., June 2, 2017
Brandon Collier and Lorey Chillbeck were among a flotilla of anglers exploring the new opportunity to fish for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt last weekend. “There was a bit of …
Wed., May 3, 2017
After years of closure, a sport fishery for sturgeon on Lake Roosevelt is scheduled to open this summer. However, area Indian tribes, which make their own rules on the Columbia …
Fri., April 21, 2017
The reservoir level was at 1,233 feet and still dropping on Wednesday. That means the only
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017
A landslide that occurred Sunday north of Davenport will block access to Lake Roosevelt’s popular Porcupine Bay Campground and boat launch for weeks or even months, Lincoln County officials say.
Sun., April 2, 2017
The front lines in the battle against non-native northern pike invading the Columbia River have moved to the Kettle Falls area of Lake Roosevelt. Gillnetting that started last year after …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
Proposed plans for a trailhead parking area to serve the Glenrose Unit of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area will be presented by Spokane County Parks and Recreation staff at
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
Lake Roosevelt Wine Co. throws paella parties on the patio Friday afternoons throughout the summer.
Tue., July 12, 2016
It’s a bad year for mosquitos at Lake Roosevelt, and the National Park Service wants visitors to be prepared.