Stories tagged: hunting
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
A day hike along Yakima County’s steep and rocky hillsides offers a tough fitness test in a harsh environment.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
An Arkansas hunter was killed Tuesday by a deer he assumed was shot dead, said Keith Stephens, a spokesman for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The second weekend of the general deer hunting season in Northeast Washington was, like the first, slow.
Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
Conventional wisdom has long held that deer are more active on moonlit nights and most active under a full moon. The day after, the conjecture followed, deer move around less …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Crouched down in the forest, knife in hand, Brennon Leman starts to skin the bull elk lying dead on the ground. He draws his blade across the animal’s belly, over …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
For hunters heading to Idaho, make sure to check out the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Access Yes! program providing hunters access to private lands.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
By all accounts, opening weekend for the general deer hunting season was slow in Northeast Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Aspens are changing to autumn colors as Meredith Heick treks the trails southwest of Spokane at Fishtrap Lake.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
We’re rambling and bumbling through thick country in northeast Washington, the lingering snow from an unusual late-September storm sliding from the understory of the pines and aspens.
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
The idea for Jim Manroe’s new company SneakyHunter started with a problem.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Have deer gotten heavier, or am I just getting weaker? That question was rhetorical. I don’t want you to tell me how weak I am.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
A fourth hunter has been injured by a grizzly bear in less than 10 days in the Gravelly Mountains in southwestern Montana.
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
Bicycling – a force against nature? I never thought I’d see THAT day come. But I have.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance this year in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from hunter-harvested animals.
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Hunting in Idaho, and the Panhandle Region specifically, should be good this year for elk and deer, according to regional wildlife biologist Kara Campbell.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
With the general hunting season opener for most of Washington about a month out, now is the time for the unprepared hunter to panic.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
No more antlerless deer hunting. That’s the biggest change in for Eastern Washington hunters in 2019.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Last January, Eli Francovich ran an article in The Spokesman-Review concerning his first year of hunting. He wrote of the early mornings, cold weather, days without success and questioned, “Why …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
In an effort to address complaints of overcrowding, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission hopes to cap the number of nonresident hunter tags sold. They are also looking at increasing …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
In an effort to reduce whitetail deer and turkey numbers, the Mica Peak Conservation area will be open to a limited number of hunters this fall.
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has assembled an internal working group to develop recommended changes to the cougar hunting seasons.
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game licensing bureau reported fewer than 2,500 nonresident deer tags remain for 2019 and 1,608 were sold last week.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
The annual hunting prospects for the state of Washington will be published later this week or Monday at the latest, according to Staci Lehman, a spokeswoman for the Washington Department …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report will not run this week. Liere’s home burned down Tuesday. The fishing-hunting report will return next week.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Standing behind the kitchen window, I sipped tentatively from a cup of morning coffee, watching a pair of roosters strut along the eastern side of the garden fence.
Mon., July 15, 2019
Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not be making significant cuts.
Sun., July 14, 2019
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
Tue., July 9, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applicants for its Game Management Advisory Council.
Sun., June 30, 2019
Since 2014, Brett Surplus has known he wanted to start a hunting television show. But the Rathdrum resident also knew he didn’t want to follow in the footsteps of the …
Wed., June 26, 2019
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 27