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Cautious handling a must during catch-and-release steelhead fishing

If there’s a consensus about anything in Northwest fishing circles, it’s that steelhead and salmon deserve the highest respect. Their migrations up and down natal streams and survival in the predator-infested nightmare of the ocean set them apart in the angler’s heart.

Salmon anglers have many options

Salmon runs are crisscrossing just about every part of the state, and the fishing action is decent for kings, coho and sockeye.

Sockeye delivery is delayed to Baker Lake

It looks like the local sockeye returns are arriving later than expected, which is good news, especially for those planning trips to Baker Lake in Whatcom County, open to fishing through Sept. 7.

Record number of sockeye expected

WENATCHEE— Every year, in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest, a dramatic change takes place in the middle of summer. Anglers, content with pan fish and small nibbles throughout the beginning of the fishing season suddenly become obsessed with one date: July 1.

Summer salmon fishing on coast is hot

The first day of summer is just around the corner, and fishing action is hitting full steam ahead for both salt- and freshwater fish.

Tracking the truth about wolves

YAKIMA — Like hunters, David Moskowitz spends a great deal of time in blinds. Moskowitz, though, is hunting knowledge — and the photographs to illustrate it.
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Springtime naturalist courses bloom in NCW

Finally we’ve passed the gray months of winter and are headed into the season of color. Consider amping up your outdoor experience this year by taking a local naturalist course. Whether you’re interested in wildlife, native plants or local birds, there are springtime courses for telling the difference between mule’s ear (wyethia amplexicaulis) and the ears mules.