Stories tagged: trout
Fri., May 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
Prized non-native trout are getting the ouster from the Snake’s South Fork, and fishery administrators are asking for acceptance
Patrick Kennedy cradled a massive trout, the kind of fish an angler can remember forever.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Spokane Trout Unlimited working to restore Hangman Creek, return salmon to their native waters
In a long steel container hundreds of salmon fry flit about in coordinated flight. Above them 10 volunteers from the Spokane chapter of Trout Unlimited peer at the tiny fish, …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 4 p.m.
Washington anglers caught 142 derby trout last weekend during the opening days of the lowland lake season. In total 1,018 tagged trout were stocked across the state.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
The war is still being waged against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but fisheries biologists are seeing new trends that offer optimism, and anglers hunting cutthroat trout are seeing more …
Thu., March 28, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
The Colville Tribe’s Fish and Wildlife Department is stocking several popular northeastern Washington lakes.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering anglers opportunities for tight lines rather than long lines on the day after Thanksgiving.
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 4 p.m.
Over the next week, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife staff will purge West Medical Lake of fish using rotenone, a naturally occurring pesticide.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
There will be no daily catch limit for trout through Oct. 7, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Calling one of Montana’s most famous trout fishing streams “at risk,” a coalition have joining together in a concerted push for new water management.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
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.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Trout-stocking crews are planting fish throughout Washington state in preparation for the April 22 opening of fishing season.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Good fishing for rainbow trout will greet anglers at two winter fishing lakes poise to open Friday, according to fisheries biologists who sampled the lakes west of Spokane this week.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
BILLINGS – Yellowstone Lake has had another record year for lake trout removal after about 366,000 of the nonnative trout were netted and killed to make way for the fishery’s …
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 10, 2016, 12:45 a.m.
Those small blotchy-sided rainbow trout that enthusiastically greet fly fishers’ dry flies on Idaho’s famous cutthroat streams are a bit of a mystery even to biologists.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is destroying half a million hatchery trout because of disease concerns.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Oregon wildlife officials are stitching radio transmitters to redband trout in Upper Klamath Lake in order to help inform watershed restoration.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
A state-owned hatchery on the Little Spokane River uses fish food containing cancer-causing PCBs, and its wastewater should monitored as a pollution source, river advocates say.
Sun., July 26, 2015
John Whalen says issues related to conserving native fish species dominated much of his work during 16 years as regional fisheries manager in Spokane. “There’s a lot going on,” he …
Fri., July 17, 2015
Reacting to reports of drought-related dead and stressed fish, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department officials are enacting fishing restrictions involving 38 rivers, including the Spokane River. The Kettle River near …
Thu., July 16, 2015, 7:49 a.m.
Despite alarmingly low flows and high water temperatures reported in many Western trout streams last week, the Royal Wulff and Renegade Benevolent Society found plenty of room for optimism at …
Fri., May 1, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The sports section declared, “Trout Anglers Are Now Joyful.”
Sun., April 26, 2015
Saturday’s opening of Washington’s lowland trout fishing season was blustery, wet and cold, but anglers who toughed out the conditions were handsomely rewarded. Overall, Spokane-region lakes produced some of the …
Sat., Feb. 21, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Maud DeLaney was a former Spokane laundry worker turned “girl pioneer.”
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015
Nearly 2,000 people wrote to the Washington Department of Ecology when the agency was developing flow rules for the Spokane River last fall. Some discussed how Spokane’s urban river looked …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Downriver, along the western horizon, the sun lay a soft boil atop pine-hemmed mountains, a tangency that spoke the harsh truth: quitting time. Creel count: zero. Lures and streamers lost …
Sun., Sept. 28, 2014
A new public access on the Kootenai River at the Montana-Idaho border opens the door for anglers to sample recent trout fishery improvements. Meanwhile, a new Kootenai Tribe hatchery being …
Sun., May 25, 2014
About 369,000 steelhead smolts are being stocked into Sprague Lake to avoid wasting hatchery fish that landed in limbo as a result of a Wild Fish Conservancy lawsuit. “We have …
Thu., April 24, 2014
Rainbow trout are the species of choice for raising at the region’s fish hatcheries and stocking in Eastern Washington lakes. They have the best combination of qualities, said Chris Donley, …