Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Feb. 18, 2020

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Q&A: Aurelia Skipwith, new U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director

February 12, 2020, 6:36pm Outdoors

The new director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aurelia Skipwith, sat down with The Columbian at the Northwest Sportsmen’s Show in Portland last week to talk about her priorities and goals for the agency. Read story

Out & About: One day Cowlitz River smelt dip set for Friday, Feb. 14

February 12, 2020, 6:32pm Outdoors

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved a limited-opening recreational smelt dip of one day for Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14. One section of the Cowlitz River will open to recreational dip netting along the bank from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read story

Fishing report, Feb. 12

February 12, 2020, 6:30pm Outdoors

Current and upcoming opportunities Read story

Northwest Sportsman Show reels ‘em in

February 5, 2020, 6:34pm Outdoors

The Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show at the Portland Expo Center will run through Sunday, with many of the most popular exhibits from past years back again, along with some exciting features that are new for this year. Read story

Out & About: Coastal Conservation Association to meet Feb. 11

February 5, 2020, 5:03pm Outdoors

The southwest Washington chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) will hold its monthly members meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Camas Meadows Golf Club. Read story

Fishing Report, Feb. 5

February 5, 2020, 4:56pm Outdoors

Current and upcoming opportunities Read story

Oregon suspends Columbia River reforms review

January 29, 2020, 6:55pm Outdoors

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Chair, Mary Wahl, suspended on Jan. 17, the review of the Columbia River Reforms indefinitely. Read story

Fishing report, Jan. 29

January 29, 2020, 6:54pm Outdoors

Current and upcoming opportunities Read story

Out & About: Fly rod building class to start Feb. 6

January 29, 2020, 6:53pm Outdoors

The Clark-Skamania Flyfishers are offering their annual rod building class, which will run on consecutive Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 6 and concluding March 5. Read story

WDFW looks to Washington Legislature for funding

January 22, 2020, 6:31pm Outdoors

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is facing a budget shortfall, and has asked the state legislature to provide funding to get it through the next year. Read story