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.
By Allen Thomas January 29, 2015 6:04 a.m.
Columbia River reform policy calls for license reduction program, but agency director says it is "easier said than done''
By Allen Thomas January 21, 2015 5:21 p.m.
Netters: Changes to benefit sportsmen waste salmon while hurting lower Columbia River economy
By Allen Thomas January 21, 2015 5:09 p.m.
State Fish and Wildlife Commission gets update on changes adopted in 2013 to prioritize sport fishing in the main river, boost off-channel opportunities for commercials
By Allen Thomas January 14, 2015 8:31 p.m.
Salmon season downstream of Bonneville Dam anticipated to be similar to 2014
By Allen Thomas December 31, 2014 5:07 p.m.
Mid-Columbia tributaries anticipated to get returns very similar to 2014's
By Allen Thomas December 18, 2014 11:18 a.m.
Angling will be open daily Jan. 1 through March 1 or until catch guideline is filled, whichever comes first; winter success rates were poor in 2013, 2014
By Allen Thomas December 18, 2014 6:06 a.m.
Kalama, Lewis rivers likely to have fishing restrictions again due to weak runs
By Allen Thomas December 11, 2014 7:01 p.m.
Forecast is for 232,500 spring salmon to enter Columbia headed for upstream of Bonneville Dam
By Allen Thomas December 11, 2014 6:05 a.m.
State biologists estimate a 5 percent gain in 2014, the first year of no retention in sport or commercial fisheries between Bonneville Dam and the ocean
By Allen Thomas November 6, 2014 6:05 a.m.
Sport catch in the lower Columbia River doubled the old record with a strong run likely next year again upstream of Bonneville Dam
By Allen Thomas November 6, 2014 6:04 a.m.
Weyerhaeuser's permit to use its lands in Southwest Washington undercuts the foundation of North American wildlife management