Outdoors

Half-baked: A picture is worth a thousand …

We’ll dispense with the obvious first: the United States Forest Service does not want to charge hikers $1,500 to take family photos, no matter what headline you may have seen lighting Facebook afire last week. However, a temporary regulation that has been in effect for four years and is on the verge of becoming permanent [...]

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WDFW Release: Statewide lake fishing opens April 27

For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets under way April 27 this year. Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians typically descend on trout-stocked lakes to kick off the state’s biggest outdoor event. To prepare for the upcoming season, hatchery crews from the Washington Department of [...]

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WDFD Release: Motors may be attached but not used when fishing Washburn Island Pond

Internal combustion motors may be attached to floating devices, but may not be used when fishing on Washburn Island Pond in Okanogan County.

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Portion of Okanogan River in Tonasket to close for steelhead fishing

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Release

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