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In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, a chinook salmon, below, and a steelhead, above, move through the fish ladder at the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.
Four men load a fishing net onto a commercial fishing boat at Fishermen's Terminal in Seattle in 2016.

Give in to the lure of fishing in Pacific Northwest

Four men load a fishing net onto a commercial fishing boat at Fishermen's Terminal in Seattle in 2016.

August 7, 2022, 6:05am Northwest

Within and around the city limits of Seattle, there is an abundance of fishing opportunities. From halibut and salmon to lingcod and trout, there’s a season for every fish. Read story

Fires, shooting, smoking restricted in Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

August 5, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

New restrictions have been imposed on campfires, smoking and other activities in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

Columbia River and tributary fishing report, July 25-31

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

August 3, 2022, 6:04pm Outdoors

Fishery reports MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER SALMON/STEELHEAD Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 113 bank anglers kept three Chinook, 15 steelhead, two sockeye and released three Chinook and 21 steelhead. Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — 11 boats/23 rods kept six Chinook, one sockeye and released two Chinook and one steelhead. Sec 3 (Interstate 5… Read story

Gifford Pinchot National Forest permit needed to pick berries

August 2, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Forest managers remind people a permit is required to collect huckleberries and other wild berries in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Read story

A deer looks out from foliage in the Olympic National Forest in Washington state, USA

Preliminary findings from Washington Predator-Prey Project indicate whitetail population is ‘neither increasing nor decreasing’

A deer looks out from foliage in the Olympic National Forest in Washington state, USA

August 1, 2022, 6:00am Northwest

It was a hot and cloudless day when Taylor Ganz found the dead deer, its fly-ridden corpse already pungent in the August heat. Neither fact discouraged Ganz, a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington who was there, much like a detective in a homicide case, to figure out the… Read story

Bill Monroe Jr (left) and a lucky client with a dandy Buoy 10 Upriver Bright fall Chinook. Prospects for this year?s fishery are excellent, although the season is constrained by low numbers of returning lower Columbia wild tule Chinook.

Buoy 10 fall salmon season should be exciting

Bill Monroe Jr (left) and a lucky client with a dandy Buoy 10 Upriver Bright fall Chinook. Prospects for this year?s fishery are excellent, although the season is constrained by low numbers of returning lower Columbia wild tule Chinook.

July 28, 2022, 5:30am Newsletter

The biggest salmon fishery in the lower 48 states will kick off August 1, and with all the salmon and steelhead returns this year coming in well above the projections, hopes are very high. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

Columbia River and tributary fishing report, July 18-24

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

July 27, 2022, 4:14pm Outdoors

Fishery reports There were 146 salmonid boats and 166 Washington bank rods tallied during the July 23 flight count. MAINSTEM COLUMBIA RIVER SALMON/STEELHEAD Sec 1 (Bonneville) — 70 bank anglers kept one Chinook, nine steelhead, one sockeye and released two Chinook and seven steelhead. Sec 2 (Camas/Washougal) — Three boats/three… Read story