Outdoors

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/7

April 7, 2014 8:59 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Saturday and Sunday

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/5

April 5, 2014 10:06 a.m.

Count for Friday

Groups demand recovery plan for threatened fish

By Associated Press April 4, 2014 1:20 p.m.

PORTLAND — Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finish developing recovery plans for bull trout, a threatened species that has gone 15 years without a blueprint for saving it from extinction.

Rockies gray wolf numbers steady despite hunting

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press April 4, 2014 12:42 p.m.

BILLINGS, Mont. — A new population tally of gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies shows their continued resilience despite increased hunting, trapping and government-sponsored pack removals.

Oregon reopens south coast to mussel harvesting

By Associated Press April 4, 2014 10:37 a.m.

PORTLAND — The state Department of Agriculture says a portion of the south coast has been reopened to recreational and commercial mussel harvesting.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/4

April 4, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Count and water conditions for Thursday

Columbia anglers to get more time for spring chinook

By Allen Thomas April 3, 2014 2:38 p.m.

States extend season in lower river through April 14 except closed this coming Tuesday

Oregon timber bid motivated by lawsuit threat

April 3, 2014 10:15 a.m.

PORTLAND — An Oregon company says it bid on land in the Elliott State Forest as a challenge to environmental groups who have promised lawsuits to protect a threatened seabird.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/3

April 3, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Wednesday

Fishing report 4/3

By Allen Thomas April 3, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Spring chinook catches finally improving in lower Columbia but water conditions far from ideal

Wind River steelhead add to coastal bird buffet

By Allen Thomas April 3, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Substantial percentage of tags found on East Sand Island in estuary

Smelt make it past Bonneville Dam this spring

By Allen Thomas April 3, 2014 6:02 a.m.

It's not unprecedented for the silvery fish to get that far upstream

Out & About

By Allen Thomas April 3, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Items about reductions to elk hunting permits near Mount St. Helens, the Klineline Pond youth fishing event, free skiing at Mount Hood Skibowl and a cycling tour in Trout Lake

State to halt Puget Sound winter steelhead releases

April 2, 2014 11:16 a.m.

Wild Fish Conservancy suing over hatchery program operation

Willamette River fish checks

April 2, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Weekly angler checks for fishermen downstream of Willamette Falls ending Sunday