By Allen Thomas June 22, 2015 5:14 p.m.
A public meeting to explain changes designed to reduce the number of hatchery-origin summer steelhead in the upper Kalama River will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 2108 Grand Blvd.
By Allen Thomas June 18, 2015 6:02 a.m.
Weak salmon return will slow efforts to reestablish fish upstream of Swift Dam
By Allen Thomas June 1, 2015 4:25 p.m.
Biologists upgrade run forecast to 271,000; allow two adult chinook in daily bag
By Allen Thomas May 26, 2015 3:42 p.m.
Spring salmon fishing also to reopen in mid-Columbia pools; netters to fish in lower Columbia on Wednesday night
By Allen Thomas May 21, 2015 6:04 a.m.
Most of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is free of snow, with campgrounds open and trails available for hiking
By Allen Thomas May 14, 2015 6:05 a.m.
Fish trucked and released into upper watershed seem to be homing in on a few favored spots instead of scattering widely
By Allen Thomas May 5, 2015 4:26 p.m.
States also extend salmon retention through Sunday between Bonneville Dam and Washington-Oregon border
By Allen Thomas April 30, 2015 2:28 p.m.
Sport fishermen will get to fish on Saturday and Sunday; commercials to net on Monday
By Allen Thomas April 29, 2015 4:17 p.m.
Tours, guided hikes, horseback outing and more planned at park along Columbia River in Klickitat County
By Allen Thomas April 23, 2015 6:03 a.m.
States reject request to allow retention of unmarked fish at start of season
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
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
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
By Allen Thomas April 9, 2015 6:04 a.m.
Sportsmen can keep legal-size fish for nine days in late June, early July
By Allen Thomas April 6, 2015 2:12 p.m.
Each vessel will be limited to eight spring chinook salmon; decision due Wednesday on sport-fishing extension
By Allen Thomas March 19, 2015 6:05 a.m.
Washington prepares options for a limited season in mid-May to mid-June in estuary
By Allen Thomas March 12, 2015 6:03 a.m.
Local group wants to see retention of unclipped fish in late June fishery in lower Columbia River
By Allen Thomas March 11, 2015 6:14 p.m.
Several major Gifford Pinchot National Forest roads will remain off-limits to motor vehicles for three more weeks, allowing cyclist sto ride without concern about traffic
By Allen Thomas March 4, 2015 4:20 p.m.
Third largest run on record expected back in 2015, however need to protect lower river fish might restrict seasons somewhat
By Allen Thomas February 25, 2015 10:33 p.m.
ARIEL — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife expects to be short about 55,000 young spring chinook for release in the North Fork of the Lewis River this fall and next spring.