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UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019

State of the lake: Pend Oreille fishery continues to improve but threats remain

The Lake Pend Oreille fishery continues to improve with kokanee, rainbow and bull trout populations growing. However, the positive progress remains threatened by two aquatic species: walleye and mysid shrimp.


Research ties lake trout to changes in Yellowstone ecosystem

The precipitous decline of Yellowstone Lake’s cutthroat trout population during the past 30 years following the illegal introduction of nonnative lake trout has had impacts on everything from zooplankton and …


Yellowstone Park says it’s winning against non-native fish

Researchers trying to preserve native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park say they are on track to eliminate non-native fish from Yellowstone Lake in about a decade.


Lake trout impact elk calves

Fewer cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake could be part of the reason that elk herds migrating out of the park are declining. Two recently published studies conducted in Yellowstone National …


Out & About: Region’s anglers cash in on casts

OUTPROFIT – Why should a fisherman work when there are so many opportunities to angle for dollars? Among them: • Mack Days, March 15-May 19 at Flathead Lake, with up …


Field Reports: Priest Lake fish plan to be presented at meeting

FISHING – As a divisive debate on managing non-native lake trout with native cutthroats and popular kokanee at Priest Lake continues, Idaho Fish and Game officials will hold a public …


Out & About: Researchers to net mackinaw at Priest Lake

Lake trout studied at Priest Lake FISHING – Coinciding with a debate about future management of the Priest Lake mackinaw fishery, the Idaho Fish and Game Department is joining a …


Landers: Lake Pend Oreille anglers hooked on bounties

Sport fishermen who base out of Hope, Idaho, during summer have made it their job to purge mackinaw from Lake Pend Oreille. Since 2006, the Idaho Fish and Game Department …


Landers: Lake Pend Oreille anglers hooked on bounties

Sport fishermen who base out of Hope, Idaho, during summer have made it their job to purge mackinaw from Lake Pend Oreille.


Expensive gamble offers salvation to Lake Pend Oreille fishing

A once-popular Lake Pend Oreille angling season is making a comeback after a multimillion-dollar decade of controversial efforts to revive fabled kokanee and trout fisheries from the brink of collapse. …


Unwanted trout

HOPE, Idaho – Working shoulder-to-shoulder aboard a commercial gillnetter, Paul Saunders and his crew plucked fish from a 900-foot net, deftly untangling snared gills and thrashing tails from the mesh. …


More charities lacked warning about fish

BOISE – Fish given to the region’s poor people by Idaho wildlife officials without a warning about mercury levels were more widely distributed than previously disclosed. One Washington charity that …


Poor get fish, but not warning

BOISE – A North Idaho food bank gave away thousands of pounds of fish donated by the state wildlife agency without knowing about a state health department warning that eating …