Outdoors

Police seek information on deer poaching in wildlife area

January 17, 2019, 9:45 AM

WALLA WALLA — Authorities say five white-tailed deer were poached near the W.T. Wooten Wildlife Area in southeastern Washington state.

Down, but not out: Spring Chinook still promising in Gorge

January 17, 2019, 12:35 AM

Guides say river conditions play bigger role than return projects for Spring Chinook

Out and About: Clamming is shut down at Kalaloch

January 16, 2019, 11:17 PM

Clamming at Kalaloch is shut down

Fishing report Jan. 17

January 16, 2019, 11:16 PM

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam, and in The Dalles Pool but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

Fishing Report, Jan. 10

January 10, 2019, 6:02 AM

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam, and in The Dalles Pool but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

Out and About: The Dalles Pool closes early for sturgeon retention

January 10, 2019, 6:01 AM

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon have announced that The Dalles Pool on the Columbia River is closed to sturgeon-retention fishing as of Sunday, Jan. 6.

Nature’s Feast: Pan fried trout fillets

January 10, 2019, 6:01 AM

This is an excellent way to prepare those plentiful catchable-size trout.

Anglers try their luck for rainbow trout recently at Klinline Pond north of Vancouver. Trout fishing

Terrific for Trout: Anglers turn to lakes across SW Washington

January 9, 2019, 7:15 PM

Eight o’clock in the morning, and only one car parked at Icehouse Lake?

Fishing Report, Jan. 3

January 3, 2019, 6:02 AM

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River upstream to Bonneville Dam, but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

Out and About: Washington big game/turkey hunter reports due Jan. 31

January 3, 2019, 6:01 AM

Washington big game and turkey hunters have until Jan. 31 to report the results of their 2018 hunts.

Julie Rouzee and Randy Dalton release pheasants at the Shillapoo Wildlife Area as volunteers with th

A League of Its Own: Vancouver Wildlife League has made many contributions in 90 years

January 2, 2019, 10:16 PM

On April 24, 1929, 19 sportsmen from the Vancouver area gathered at the old Memory Hall to address common concerns involving issues of fishing, hunting, and wildlife conservation.

Out and About: Sea Lion bill signed into law

December 27, 2018, 6:03 AM

A bill that allows the lethal removal of sea lions that prey on endangered Columbia River basin salmon and steelhead, (SB 3119), has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Fishing report, Dec. 27

December 27, 2018, 6:01 AM

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 at the Mouth of the Columbia River upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam, but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

First Day hikers at Cape Disappointment State Park gather for a group photo on New Year’s Day 2018.

Fees waived on Jan. 1 for state parks, with many hosting special hikes

December 26, 2018, 10:07 PM

There is no excuse for staying indoors this New Year’s Day.

The pikeminnow bounty program allows fishermen to have fun, catch fish, earn money, and save salmon

Federal program pays $1.4 million to pikeminnow anglers

December 22, 2018, 3:10 PM

A program that pays anglers to catch a predator that eats young salmon and steelhead resulted in more than 180,000 northern pikeminnows being caught and killed in the Columbia and Snake rivers this year, federal officials say.