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Allen Thomas

outdoors reporter

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Columbia River fishing report April 23

By Allen Thomas April 23, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Barbed hooks will be allowed beginning Friday in the Wind River and Drano Lake

Full chinook season planned for Buoy 10

By Allen Thomas April 23, 2015 6:04 a.m.

States anticipate retention of any chinook will be allowed through Labor Day in popular fishery at mouth of Columbia River

Summer chinook fishing to open June 16 in lower Columbia

By Allen Thomas April 23, 2015 6:03 a.m.

States reject request to allow retention of unmarked fish at start of season

Woodland man to begin Pacific Crest Trail journey on Friday

By Allen Thomas April 22, 2015 5:21 p.m.

Morgen Glessing, a BYU student, plans to average 25 miles per day and reach the Washington-Oregon border by early August

Five local waters stocked with trout for 'opener'

By Allen Thomas April 22, 2015 4:57 p.m.

Swift power canal, Kidney Lake in Skamania County; Rowland, Horsethief, Spearfish lakes in Klickitat County open on Saturday

Wildlife agency choices: Budget cuts or fee increases

By Allen Thomas April 16, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Department of Fish and Wildlife wrestling with how to deal with $10 million shortage in 2015-17 biennium

Columbia River fishing report April 16

By Allen Thomas April 16, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Spring chinook effort will shift to lower Willamette, Columbia Gorge after today's lower Columbia finale

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

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