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Vancouver-born ultramarathoner elevates 2020 by breaking Colorado Trail record

November 28, 2020, 5:05am Clark County News

When Jeff Garmire set out to break the record for an unsupported traverse of the 500-mile Colorado Trail in August, he sought to avoid COVID-19 exposure by skipping the normal… Read story

Ski season 2020-21: It’s going to be different

November 25, 2020, 5:00pm Latest News

There’s no doubt the 2020-21 ski season on Mount Hood will be different. Skiers might even notice a difference once they step out of their cars. Read story

Fishing Report: Nov. 26

November 26, 2020, 9:34am Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Nov. 25. Read story

Chris Sessions and Blake Ramsey with a mess of Rowland Lake trout. Black Friday offers anglers a chance to fight big, chunky trout, instead of fighting the shopping crowds at the local stores.

Southwest Washington lakes, ponds stocked for Black Friday fishing

Chris Sessions and Blake Ramsey with a mess of Rowland Lake trout. Black Friday offers anglers a chance to fight big, chunky trout, instead of fighting the shopping crowds at the local stores.

November 25, 2020, 4:00pm Latest News

The Black Friday trout fishing opener has become very popular since its inception a few years ago, and even though the state does not close the lakes ahead of the event as they used to, the participating lakes will see plenty of attention Friday. Read story

This Sept. 9, 2020 photo provided by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game shows Idaho Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist Eli Felts looking down at Loon Creek to count chinook salmon spawning beds in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho.

Unique Idaho salmon numbers rise, but extinction looms

This Sept. 9, 2020 photo provided by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game shows Idaho Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist Eli Felts looking down at Loon Creek to count chinook salmon spawning beds in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho.

November 25, 2020, 2:06pm Latest News

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A unique population of salmon that for thousands of years has been reproducing in one of Idaho’s wildest places experienced a small increase in adults returning to spawn this year. Read story

Fishing report: Clamming closed through Dec. 12

November 18, 2020, 8:47pm Outdoors

Washington’s ocean beaches will remain closed to razor clam harvest until at least Dec. 12 after test results on razor clams dug at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks and Copalis indicate levels of domoic acid that exceed the threshold set by state public health officials for safe consumption. Read story

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

Could future fish returns be heating up? ‘Maybe’

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

November 18, 2020, 8:46pm Outdoors

Data is mixed, but still offers some optimism Read story

WDFW to hold virtual open house for coastal Washington

November 18, 2020, 11:30am Northwest

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a virtual open house from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday to discuss razor clam seasons and other local topics affecting the region. Read story

Fishing report: Nov. 12

November 11, 2020, 7:52pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in Southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Nov. 9. Read story

Washington state forest plan deems watershed as a priority

November 9, 2020, 11:01am Northwest

MOUNT VERNON — The Washington state Department of Natural Resources has made public its forest action plan for the year and identified the Skagit River watershed as a priority. Read story