Wednesday, December 07, 2022


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Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago

Cold to stay

MOSES LAKE — Of course, it’s that time of year, and the first snowfall of the season Tuesday night closed school...

Updated 1 week ago
Join the kamp

MOSES LAKE - Echternkamps Guide Services provides hunting and fishing experiences highlighting the abundance in the Columbia Basin. “We are more concerned a...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Hanford Reach steelhead fishery closed

RICHLAND/PASCO — The Hanford Reach has closed its steelhead fishing and retention from Nov. 20 until further notice.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
After delay, Lower Cascade River fall fishing season opener set

MILL CREEK — Fishing will open Saturday on the lower Cascade River in Skagit County, according to a press release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The opening affects angling from the mouth o...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Potholes Bass Club holds two-day tournament

OTHELLO – The Potholes Bass Club hosted its two-day tournament on the Potholes Reservoir over the weekend. “It was just a great weekend to be out there an...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Potholes Bass Club hosts event this weekend

MOSES LAKE – The Potholes Bass Club will take to the Potholes Reservoir on Saturday for their two-day tournament, part of the typical schedule the club offer...

Updated 4 months ago
Lake Wenatchee and Wenatchee River to open for sockeye fishing amid strong returns

WENATCHEE – Amid a record return of sockeye salmon to the Columbia River, fishery managers in Washington’s North Central region announced that sockeye fishing will open on Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee River.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
WBA tournament casts in the Basin

OTHELLO – The Washington Bass Association, composed of members from around the state, met at Potholes reservoir this weekend for their Team Club Tournament o...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
No Limit tourney sees more than 60, despite heat

OTHELLO – Spread across the Potholes Reservoir on Saturday were more than 60 anglers using kayaks in the No Limit Big Bass Power Hour. “It’s great,” said ...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
No Limit fishing tourney set for Saturday

OTHELLO – The Big Bass Power Hour is coming to Potholes State Park on Saturday, presented by Native Watercraft. The tournament features anglers using kaya...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Grants created to get youth outside

OLYMPIA–The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office will begin accepting applications Aug. 10 for grants to provide outdoor education and recreat...

Updated 5 months ago
Sockeye fishing expands on Columbia River

OLYMPIA – Sockeye fishing will open from the Astoria-Megler Bridge on the lower river to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco, and daily limits increase from there to Chief Joseph Dam near Bridgeport on the upper rive...

Updated 6 months ago
Chinook season extended in North Fork Nooksack River

NOOKSACK - A section of the North Fork Nooksack River has been opened for hatchery spring Chinook fishing and retention. The action took place yesterday, and continues to June 30, according to a press release fro...

Updated 6 months ago
WA Free fishing weekend returns June 11-12

Washington’s Free Fishing Weekend is back this weekend, June 11 and 12, allowing resident and non-resident anglers from around the state to fish and harvest ...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Strange weather affects Potholes fishing

The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1041.75 feet, rising 1.35 feet over the past week – finally!