Outdoors

Oregon looking nationwide for wildlife chief

By Associated Press October 19, 2014 3:20 p.m.

PENDLETON, Ore. — The state is asking for public input as it prepares a nationwide search for a new director to lead the Oregon Department Fish & Wildlife.

Week-long clam dig starts Wednesday

October 17, 2014 2:21 p.m.

Most diggers got 15-clam limits during season opener earlier in October

Walleye fishing tips to be offered Thursday

October 17, 2014 6:05 a.m.

Tournament angler will suggest spring angling methods on Thursday at Oregon Bass and Panfish Club meeting

Boating education class scheduled for Oct. 25

By The Columbian October 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Need your boating education card? The Clark County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a course Oct. 25 for boaters seeking their card. The eight-hour course covers the basics of safe boating.

Fishery advisory groups seeking candidates

By The Columbian October 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Two fishery advisory groups representing both Washington and Oregon are looking for candidates to fill open positions, according to fishery managers in both states.

Pen-raised pheasants to take back seat to wild birds in Eastern Washington

By RICH LANDERS/Spokane Spokesman-Review October 16, 2014 6:27 p.m.

State wildlife agency wants to put effort, funding on maintaining bird habitat

Bonneville Dam fish count 10/16

October 16, 2014 8:34 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Thursday

Columbia River fishing report October 2014

By Allen Thomas October 16, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Late-run coho providing action in a few locations in Columbia plus in Cowlitz River; Swift Reservoir still good for trout

A big year of Northwest fishing

By Allen Thomas October 16, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Ridgefield angler is out to see how many Northwest fish and shellfish species he can catch in 2014. His tally: 77 with two months remaining

States seek Columbia River sport, commercial fishing advisers

October 16, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Nominations to bistate advisory committees will be accepted through Nov. 14

Free boat safety checks set for Saturday at Marine Park

October 16, 2014 6:01 a.m.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Clark County Marine Patrol will offer service from 10 a.m. to noon

Outings

October 16, 2014 6 a.m.

Hiking, cycling, kayaking and other outings offered by local organizations

Bonneville Dam fish count 10/15

October 15, 2014 8:19 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Tuesday

Washington state parks shifting to winter operating schedule

October 15, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Battle Ground Lake, Paradise Point offer all-year camping sites

Boating education course available through Clark County

By The Columbian October 15, 2014 6 a.m.

Vancouver — The Clark County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are offering an eight-hour course for Washington and Oregon residents seeking their boating education cards.