Month: January 2014

Smelt season to be proposed

Washington and Oregon officials are expected to proposed limited sport and commercial fishing for smelt when the Columbia River Compact meets Wednesday. The session begins at 10 a.m. at the Clark […]

Outdoor events calendar

Feb. 5 — Vancouver Wildlife League, 7 p.m., Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 2108 Grand Blvd., Ron Roler, Columbia River policy coordinator, discuss spring chinook fishing seasons. Feb. 5-9 — […]

Cross-country skiing update

There's very little snow in the woods so far this winter except at the higher elevations. On Sunday, I had to go to Teacup Lake, which is about 4,500 feet on […]

So many shad

With so many shad in the Columbia River each year, Brad Smith of Bellingham, vice chairman of the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, asked at Saturday’s meeting if the Department […]

The elusive walleye

For decades, I'd been trying to catch a walleye in the Columbia River. I'd netted them for my neighbor on the Oregon side of Government Island and on Ough Reef at […]

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