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Chinook return ‘changing for the worse every day’

Fisheries managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game say the return of spring chinook to Clearwater River Hatcheries continues to slip and is projected to fall further behind …


The use of mothballs to ward off rodents from cars parked at Corn Creek Boat Launch may be effective, but it’s still illegal

A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on …


Chinook salmon fishing in Clearwater River basin closed

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed chinook salmon fishing in the Clearwater River basin because of low returns of adult chinook.


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.


Anglers reel in derby trout during opening weekend

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.


Wild and Scenic Film Festival lands in Spokane

Join the Spokane Riverkeeper and Mountain Gear at the Garland Theater (924 W. Garland Ave.) on May 2 for the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.


Washington hunting, angling fee increase fails; WDFW faces $7 million deficit

A bill that would have increased hunting and angling fees for the first time since 2011 was not approved by the Washington Legislature.


John Myers: How to safely catch, land, dehook and release

The email stood out among dozens waiting in the inbox on a Monday morning, and then a phone call came to rub it in.


UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 5:18 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 25

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 25


Meager numbers of returning chinook has state fishery managers wary

Spring chinook managers and anglers find themselves in a familiar position, wondering if the meager counts of fish passing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River signal a late run, a …


With goldfish gone, West Medical Lake stocked with trout, rainbows in advance of spring opener

After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18


Yellowstone biologists making headway against lake trout

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 …


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11


Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead

Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead and other species in much of the Columbia River Basin.


UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:08 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 4

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 4


State seeks input on proposed rules for fishing guides

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.


Boise man set a ‘ludicrous goal’: fish 365 days in 2018. Here’s how he did it.

By his estimate, Stephen Veals spent more time fishing in 2018 than many anglers spend in a lifetime.


Studies: Done right, catch and release isn’t lethal

Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.


Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7

Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7


Love is out there: From rafting and dog walking to fishing, outdoor passions bring couples together

It’s a worn and torn cliché with numerous iterations:


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:04 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 14

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 14


Anglers thrill in the chill of winter fishing

There’s no off-season for serious anglers, and that includes winter. Numb fingers and lines iced in the rod guides are surmountable deterrents to anglers who recognize that winter delivers special …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 1:19 p.m.

Steelhead permit writers scrambling to make up time

Permit writers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are hopeful they can meet a March 15 deadline to complete Idaho’s steelhead fishery permit, but an agency spokesman said the …


Spring chinook forecast is less than bright

An early forecast from a group of state, tribal and federal fisheries managers indicates the upcoming spring chinook season could be as, or even more, disappointing than recent steelhead runs …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 31

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 31


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 24

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 24


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 5:33 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 10

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:39 p.m.

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.

2018: The year outdoors

2018: The year outdoors