Outdoors

Officials warn of possible bacterial infection linked to Battle Ground Lake

July 20, 2018, 4:54 PM

Clark County Public Health is investigating two cases of shigellosis bacteria reported to the department Friday.

Columbia River backwater lakes great opportunity for panfish, bass

July 18, 2018, 7:47 PM

The majority of the lakes and ponds in the Columbia River Gorge are warm water fisheries and they support some amazing opportunities.

Nature’s Feast: Pan-fried panfish

July 18, 2018, 7:45 PM

Pan-fried panfish

Hunters vent frustration at waterfowl meeting

July 18, 2018, 7:42 PM

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife staff faced a frustrated group of waterfowlers Monday as they presented an update on the progress of the Buckmire Slough Project.

Fishing Report: July 18

July 18, 2018, 7:39 PM

Current & upcoming fishing opportunities

VINE Squad tackles invasive ivy around Clark County

July 12, 2018, 5:48 PM

When heading into battle with invasive English ivy, it's best to have a plan of attack.

Fishing report, July 12

July 12, 2018, 6:02 AM

The Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon-Washington border is open to fishing for summer steelhead, sockeye and Chinook jacks.

State House candidate hopes to draw attention to wildlife issues

July 11, 2018, 8:43 PM

Mark Smith of Toutle is running as an independent for Washington State Representative, Position 2 of the 20th District. Smith, who has served on citizen advisory boards and has spent decades advocating for healthy wildlife and hunter’s rights, is hoping to garner attention through his candidacy for issues that he thinks have been mismanaged by the state.

More smiles this summer as Columbia steelhead runs improve

July 11, 2018, 8:41 PM

Summer steelhead returns to the Columbia River and its tributaries this year are tracking better than last year, but the runs are still below average.

Taking it to the bank for salmon, shad

July 4, 2018, 9:11 PM

Anglers in the Columbia River Gorge continue to catch shad, salmon, and steelhead below Bonneville Dam but the action will now transition from shad and summer Chinook to sockeye and steelhead.

The art of plunking salmon

July 4, 2018, 9:10 PM

Nature’s feast: Coconut-encrusted salmon patties

July 4, 2018, 9:09 PM

This is a great way to use leftover cooked salmon, and this recipe tastes much better than simply rewarming already cooked salmon.

Fishing report: July 5

July 4, 2018, 7:11 PM

Salmonid angling is currently open for Chinook jacks, steelhead, and sockeye from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam. Adult summer Chinook retention closed early on July 1.