Sunday, February 05, 2023


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Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago

WDFW examines fishing on Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Anglers on Moses Lake in 2020 spent around 77,000 hours casting their lines for fish, both from the...

Updated 1 month ago
Solid ground?

A deer stands on the ice-covered waters of Banks Lake, near Coulee City, on New Year's Day. The lake is frozen enough for wildlife to cross and for fishing e...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Cold hunting

MARDON - The duck hunting has been tough this week with a lot of the small waters icing over, according to MarDon Resort’s Pete Fisher. Goose hunting has gon...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Cold to stay

MOSES LAKE — Of course, it’s that time of year, and the first snowfall of the season Tuesday night closed schools, left people with driveways and sidewalks t...

Updated 2 months, 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 2 months, 1 week 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months, 2 weeks 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 6 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 7 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...