Outdoors

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/14

April 14, 2015 8:07 a.m.

Fish count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/13

April 13, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Fish count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

Conservation group questions accuracy of Idaho wolf numbers

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press April 12, 2015 2:48 p.m.

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials are overestimating the number of wolves in the state for a number reasons including relying on sightings by hunters rather than using only trained professionals, a conservation group said.

400 adult steelhead almost die in trapping mishap in Oregon

By Associated Press April 12, 2015 2:31 p.m.

MEDFORD, Ore. — A breakdown of a fish-loading facility at the base of Applegate Dam killed almost 400 adult winter steelhead bound for Cole Rivers Hatchery.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/12

April 12, 2015 9:02 a.m.

Fish count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

Kids count crawling critters

By Amy M.E. Fischer April 11, 2015 6:10 p.m.

Eight-year-old Madison French of Vancouver brought a plastic cup to the picnic table at Columbia Springs and gently shook out a small Ensatina salamander.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/11

April 11, 2015 8:08 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Work continues on Deschutes National Forest's new Welcome Center, Phil's Trail parking rebuild

By TERRY RICHARD, The Oregonian April 11, 2015 6 a.m.

Oregon's busy mountain playground, the Deschutes National Forest west of Bend, is working on two construction projects this season that will affect those who the forest for recreation.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/10

April 10, 2015 6:25 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Hiker died of chest injuries, hypothermia

By Patty Hastings April 9, 2015 9:46 p.m.

A Vancouver man who was hiking east of Mount St. Helens over the weekend died from blunt chest injuries and hypothermia, the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/9

April 9, 2015 7:13 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Columbia River fishing report April 9

By Allen Thomas April 9, 2015 6:09 a.m.

Spring chinook salmon season open today, Friday, Saturday and April 16 in lower Columbia River, then closed until run size update

Hand-casting rule adopted for salmon bank fishermen in Bonneville pool

By Allen Thomas April 9, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Shore anglers near Drano Lake have been using floating devices to take their gear far out into Columbia River

Summer sturgeon retention dates set for Bonneville pool

By Allen Thomas April 9, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Sportsmen can keep legal-size fish for nine days in late June, early July

Commission due briefing Friday on lower Columbia sturgeon

April 9, 2015 6:03 a.m.

Panel will hear about report regarding possible brief retention fishery in estuary