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Washington Columbia River tributary sport sampling, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

December 7, 2022, 5:02pm Outdoors

Washington Columbia River tributary sampling report for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Read story

Washington played key role in snowboarding’s explosion

December 7, 2022, 6:05am Northwest

On a fateful Sunday in February 1980, Burien teenager Mike Olson and a friend gingerly approached Dave Moffett, the president of Ski Acres (now known as Summit Central), and asked… Read story

A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

Last call for salmon on Southwest Washington rivers

A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

December 1, 2022, 5:58am Editor's Choice

Local rivers have been full of fall salmon over the last three months, and we are now in the last weeks of the action. Late run coho are still to be found in most southwest Washington rivers right now. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

Washington Columbia River tributary sport sampling, Nov. 21-27

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

November 30, 2022, 4:21pm Outdoors

Washington Columbia River tributary sampling report for the week of Nov. 21-27 Read story

Clam digging south of the Oysterville approach at the northern end of Long Beach Peninsula.

Razor clam dig closures in effect for all Washington beaches

Clam digging south of the Oysterville approach at the northern end of Long Beach Peninsula.

November 24, 2022, 3:23pm Editor's Choice

The recreational razor clam season on all coastal beaches remains closed until further notice, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Wednesday. Read story

The rainbow trout stocked out by the state for the Black Friday fishery run much larger than the average trout stocked out in spring and summer. The fish average a pound and a half, and can run to three pounds.

Washington lakes stocked for Black Friday trout fishing

The rainbow trout stocked out by the state for the Black Friday fishery run much larger than the average trout stocked out in spring and summer. The fish average a pound and a half, and can run to three pounds.

November 23, 2022, 6:05am Editor's Choice

Forget about standing in lines on the day after Thanksgiving this year, and think instead about casting a line in one of the many lakes the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is still stocking this November. Read story

Barbless hooks, required for Columbia salmon fishing, are unforgiving if you handle the fish wrong.

Washington Columbia River tributary sport sampling, Nov. 14-20

Barbless hooks, required for Columbia salmon fishing, are unforgiving if you handle the fish wrong.

November 23, 2022, 6:03am Outdoors

Washington Columbia River tributary sampling report for the week of Nov. 14-20: Read story

Forest Service selling Christmas tree permits

November 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Christmas tree cutting permits are now available from the U.S. Forest Service. Permits are $5 each and can be purchased in person at the Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens and Cowlitz Valley ranger districts as well as local vendors throughout Southwest Washington. Read story

Juvenile salmon, the progeny of adults trapped and trucked into the upper Lewis River, are collected at Swift Reservoir and released downstream of Merwin Dam. The 2004 agreement signed by PacifiCorp requires both upstream and downstream passage for wild salmon and steelhead.

Washington Columbia River tributary sport sampling, Nov. 7-13

Juvenile salmon, the progeny of adults trapped and trucked into the upper Lewis River, are collected at Swift Reservoir and released downstream of Merwin Dam. The 2004 agreement signed by PacifiCorp requires both upstream and downstream passage for wild salmon and steelhead.

November 16, 2022, 11:59am Outdoors

Washington Columbia River tributary sampling report for the week of Nov. 7-13: Read story

A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

Washington Columbia River tributary sport fishing sampling, Nov. 1-8

A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

November 9, 2022, 3:02pm Outdoors

Washington Columbia River tributary sampling report for the week of Nov. 1-8 Read story