Stories tagged: fishing
Fri., May 24, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
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 …
Sun., May 19, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
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 …
Fri., May 17, 2019, 12:40 p.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed chinook salmon fishing in the Clearwater River basin because of low returns of adult chinook.
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.
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., May 2, 2019, 3:56 p.m.
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.
Thu., May 2, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bill that would have increased hunting and angling fees for the first time since 2011 was not approved by the Washington Legislature.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 6 a.m.
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
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
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 …
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.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
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
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
By his estimate, Stephen Veals spent more time fishing in 2018 than many anglers spend in a lifetime.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
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
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
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.
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 …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
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
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6 p.m.
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. 3.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 3
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.
2018: The year outdoors