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F&H News, 1 Year Gone

It’s been exactly one year since Fishing & Hunting News was swept under. May we have a moment of silence in memory of the 54-year-old Northwest institution. …. …read more…

Variety Of Fish Biting Now At Potholes

Bluegill, nice walleye, trout, smallmouth and largemouth — even catfish up to 15 pounds have been biting recently at Potholes Reservoir in Eastern Washington.

“Some jumbo walleye are showing in the early morning and evenings for trollers using Rapala Shad …read more…

OR Hunt, Fish Licenses To Rise

With Gov. Kulongoski’s signature this week, it’s official, Oregon fishing and hunting licenses will be 21 percent higher as a whole starting Jan. 1, 2010.

However, some young sportsmen will see lower license fees.

ODFW says that without the hike, …read more…

Sock Season A Go On L. Wen.

They’re four deep at the tackle counter at 9:25 on a Thursday morning, a noisy gaggle all looking to get hooked up for the start of sockeye season next week. …read more…

Weyerhaueser Closes OR, WA Forest Lands

With record-breaking heat hitting Oregon and Washington and no rain in sight, Weyerhaueser has closed their tree farms on the west sides of both states indefinitely due to high fire danger. …read more…

Bios Puzzled By SW WA Elk Hoof Problems

“It’s not classic hoof rot that we see in cattle and sheep,” says a WDFW vet. “And we’ve ruled out underlying systemic disease and toxins in the environment.” …read more…

The sign at the exhibition center next to the Seahawks stadium reads “Pink 9/15.”

No, no, no, that’s all wrong, I thought when I walked by it this morning. The pinks will be leaping and splashing everywhere from Sequim to …read more…

TEAR THE MOTHER DOWN. (ANDY WALGAMOTT)

FISHING FOR THE VIADUCT

SEATTLE—With the Alaskan Way Viaduct along Seattle’s waterfront slated to down late next decade, a group of local fishermen has its eyes on the girders and guardrails for a whole new structure: underwater reefs for ailing …read more…

Apply Now For Eder Ranch Deer Hunt

WDFW is again offering rifle, bow and blackpowder hunters the chance to chase mule deer and whitetail on a 6,000-acre ranch near the Canadian border.

Fifteen hunters will be drawn for the hunt on the Eder Ranch, just east of …read more…

Are Pink Salmon Just ‘Nasty Skanks’?

Of course they’re not, but that’s what a now-former fishing partner of mine called my favorite salmon species of all time. …read more…