Stories tagged: salmon
Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Clearwater River steelhead outfitter Jeff Jarrett summed up the state of Idaho’s famed B-run of steelhead in blunt language at a forum discussion Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
The Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider removing bag limits on warmwater fish – including bass and walleye – on Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe and Spokane Falls Trout Unlimited will be planting trees on the upper reaches of Hangman Creek on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Members of Idaho’s Salmon Working Group continued to feel each other out Friday to determine if, when and how they might eventually tackle controversial issues such as the ever-present question …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and Idaho’s effort to craft new salmon recovery policies won’t reach fruition in just one meeting — or even several.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
The Salmon Cannon, an invention of Seattle-based Whooshh Innovations, will debut to the public on the Columbia River on Tuesday.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
The Colville Tribes plan to release 30 more salmon into the Upper Columbia River on Friday. It’s the third release in as many weeks.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
The public is invited to attend a series of committee meetings comprised of members of the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions to discuss the next steps in the …
Fri., July 19, 2019
Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin.
Mon., June 10, 2019
Next time you’re visiting Seattle’s downtown waterfront and gazing out across Elliott Bay toward the majestic Olympic Mountains, look down. You might see a shoal of silvery baby salmon, each …
Sun., June 2, 2019
On May 23, the Colville Tribes celebrated salmon in a ceremony that dates back at least 13,000 years.
Wed., May 22, 2019
Colville Tribe nets 28 pounds female northern pike in the Sanpoil River, 17 miles from Grand Coulee Dam.
Northern Pike continued to make their slow, steady advance down the Columbia River system this spring.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
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, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
Washington will lead an as-yet undefined process exploring how to help farmers, shippers, utilities and others if the four lower Snake River dams were removed to help recover threatened chinook …
Thu., April 25, 2019
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson flirted with backing the removal of the four lower Snake River dams during a conference here on salmon recovery Tuesday.
Sun., April 21, 2019
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., March 21, 2019
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
Vandals killed 700,000 chum salmon in Vancouver late in December.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
A short-term agreement over fish passage operations at Snake and Columbia river dams could help researchers determine whether spilling more water there can significantly boost survival of juvenile salmon and …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
The state’s wildlife commission will discuss Columbia River salmon management policies and take public comments on Lower Columbia sturgeon management Friday and Saturday.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
A bill designed to curb sea lions preying on at-risk fish populations on the Columbia River and select tributaries passed through the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
A bill making it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
In a cavernous, and cold, warehouse in Airway Heights a group of Spokane Tribe of Indians fish biologists encircled a large, vicious-looking fish Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will discuss the management of Columbia River fisheries Nov. 1 through 3, Thursday through Saturday, including a one-day information-sharing workshop with its Oregon counterpart.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
There is good and bad news associated with the latest update of projected steelhead returns to the Columbia and Snake rivers.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
This week’s rare closure of most of the Columbia River to salmon fishing is largely the result of a double-whammy of bad weather and bad ocean conditions in 2015.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 13
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
With dismal numbers of fall Chinook returning to Bonneville Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will close salmon fishing on much of the Columbia River.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Boaters on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River are urged to steer clear of chinook salmon spawning nests, or redds.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
State fishery managers have declared a night closure for salmon and steelhead fishing starting Saturday on a large stretch of the Columbia River and two of its tributaries, according to …