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SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

John Day Pool – 35 boats/89 rods kept 333 walleye and released 133 walleye. ...
Tri-Cities Walleye Trip Renews Early Spring Tradition

Tri-Cities Walleye Trip Renews Early Spring Tradition

Last year with the whole Covid lockdown we were unable to attend our annual walleye weekend with TJ Hester of Hester\'s Sportfishing, so this year ...
An Interesting Week At North Of Falcon

An Interesting Week At North Of Falcon

These have been active days in the Western Washington salmon fishing world. As North of Falcon negotiations on 2021-22 Chinook, coho, pink, sockeye and chum ...
Funding To Be Sought For WDFW Land Projects, Including 2 In Chehalis Basin

Funding To Be Sought For WDFW Land Projects, Including 2 In Chehalis Basin

They\'re still far from a done deal, but WDFW is moving ahead on a slate of six land projects across Washington, including two in the ...
Status Quo Recommended For Late NE WA Whitetail Hunt After APR, Shorter Season Floated

Status Quo Recommended For Late NE WA Whitetail Hunt After APR, Shorter Season Floated

WDFW hunting managers are no longer recommending to shorten the late whitetail rifle hunt in the state’s northeastern corner as 2021-23 big and small game ...
Video Shares Ongoing ‘Predator-Prey Project’ Work In Okanogan, Northeast Washington

Video Shares Ongoing ‘Predator-Prey Project’ Work In Okanogan, Northeast Washington

A video on the state\'s Predator-Prey Project, a legislatively mandated effort to figure out the impacts of wolves and cougars on deer, elk and moose ...
Razor Clam Bio Talks About Extended Closure, Lingering High Domoic Acid Levels

Razor Clam Bio Talks About Extended Closure, Lingering High Domoic Acid Levels

Matt Hunter, ODFW’s Shellfish Project Leader explained the problem began when a late September “stall” in ocean current and winds caused an offshore HAB. This ...
‘A Lot Of Happy People Heading Home With Smelt’ After Opener On Cowlitz

‘A Lot Of Happy People Heading Home With Smelt’ After Opener On Cowlitz

Smelt dippers reported fast netting during today\'s opener on the lower Cowlitz River, quickly catching their limits of 10 pounds of the oily little fish ...
$1,000 Reward Now Offered By Hunter Group For Info On Burns Deer Blow Gun Darting

$1,000 Reward Now Offered By Hunter Group For Info On Burns Deer Blow Gun Darting

A second mule deer has died and at least three more were injured after being struck with blow gun darts within the Burns city limits ...
Wild Olympics Wilderness, Scenic Rivers Proposal Passes US House

Wild Olympics Wilderness, Scenic Rivers Proposal Passes US House

A bill to designate nearly 200 square miles of national forest lands on the Olympic Peninsula as wilderness and portions of 19 rivers as wild ...
WFC Sues WDFW Over South Fork Skykomish Summer Steelhead Program

WFC Sues WDFW Over South Fork Skykomish Summer Steelhead Program

Despite a written assurance from WDFW\'s director that he wouldn\'t release steelhead smolts reared for a new Skykomish River hatchery program without final federal go-ahead, ...
Coho Rumor Confirmed: 1.732 Million; Columbia Springer Season Parameters Outlined

Coho Rumor Confirmed: 1.732 Million; Columbia Springer Season Parameters Outlined

Northwest salmon managers are forecasting an ocean abundance of at least 1.732 million coho off the coast this summer, confirming rumormongering here over the weekend. ...
Rumor Central: OPI Ocean Coho Abundance Forecast Said To Be Strong

Rumor Central: OPI Ocean Coho Abundance Forecast Said To Be Strong

I\'m not sure if the bonkers one is the ocean coho forecast that I\'m hearing, or me for sharing it without Official Sources, Quotes & ...
New Focus On Snake Dams Raises Hope For Salmon, Fisheries, Local Economies

New Focus On Snake Dams Raises Hope For Salmon, Fisheries, Local Economies

When Buzz Ramsey talks, people tend to listen. I know I do. For decades upon decades now, the famed cowboy-hatted Northwest angler has been catching ...
SW WA, Columbia Gorge Pools, Hanford Fishing Reports (2-1-21)

SW WA, Columbia Gorge Pools, Hanford Fishing Reports (2-1-21)

John Day Pool – 21 boats/38 rods kept 49 walleye and released 17 walleye. ...