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Fall Chinook in Columbia still a good catch

September 22, 2021, 11:10pm Outdoors

The salmon fishing season has been on-again, off-again this year, but when it has been open the catch has been good. Read story

WDFW sets 62 days of tentative razor clam digs for rest of 2021

August 27, 2021, 6:52pm Outdoors

There are 62 tentative dates set for razor clam digs at beaches along the Washington coast beginning in mid-September and running through the end of the year, shellfish managers with… Read story

Columbia River and tributaries fishing report, Sept. 22

September 22, 2021, 4:28pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for Sept. 21. Read story

Recreational burn ban is lifted in Clark County

September 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

A recreational fire ban in Clark County was lifted today, though a ban on land-clearing remains in place until further notice. Read story

Columbia River and tributaries fishing report, Sept. 15

September 15, 2021, 4:05pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for Sept. 15. Read story

Freshly dug burrowing razor clams lie on the Long Beach sand in lantern light at low tide.

Outdoors notes: First razor clam digs of season get green light

Freshly dug burrowing razor clams lie on the Long Beach sand in lantern light at low tide.

September 14, 2021, 10:55pm Outdoors

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved the first nine razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season, with early-morning digs kicking off beginning Friday. Read story

Discover Pass-free day set for Sept. 25

September 12, 2021, 6:05am Northwest

CENTRALIA — Visitors can enter state lands without a Discover Pass on Sept. 25 to recognize National and Washington Public Lands Day. Read story

Buzz Ramsey of Yakima Bait attempts to net a spring Chinook on the Columbia River during a past season. For the second year in a row, spring Chinook seasons will be constrained by poor projected returns.

Extreme summer heat puts enormous strain on salmon in Columbia River

Buzz Ramsey of Yakima Bait attempts to net a spring Chinook on the Columbia River during a past season. For the second year in a row, spring Chinook seasons will be constrained by poor projected returns.

September 12, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

YAKIMA — For the first time in three years of an ongoing study, biologists decided hot weather made the risks too high to catch and tag sockeye in late June. Read story

Fishing report of Sept. 6

September 8, 2021, 5:42pm Outdoors

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for the period of Aug. 30-Sept. 6. Read story

Exposed rocks and aquatic plants are seen alongside the North Platte River at Treasure Island in southern Wyoming, on Tuesday,Aug. 24, 2021.The upper North Platte is one of several renowned trout streams affected by climate change, which has brought both abnormally dry, and sometimes unusually wet, conditions to the western U.S.

Prized trout streams shrink as heat, drought grip US West

Exposed rocks and aquatic plants are seen alongside the North Platte River at Treasure Island in southern Wyoming, on Tuesday,Aug. 24, 2021.The upper North Platte is one of several renowned trout streams affected by climate change, which has brought both abnormally dry, and sometimes unusually wet, conditions to the western U.S.

September 6, 2021, 4:12pm Business

SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — The North Platte River in southern Wyoming has been so low in places lately that a toddler could easily wade across and thick mats of olive-green algae grow in the lazy current. Read story