Wednesday, March 03, 2021


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Ready for a new season: MarDon Resort looks forward to a good 2021

As the ice disappeared from the surface of Potholes Reservoir in recent warmer weather, MarDon Resort in Othello...

Updated 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Invasive species: Carp

Of course, carp is an invasive species, but as with the pheasant, the common carp was welcomed with open arms.

Updated 11 months, 4 weeks ago
What to do when one endangered species affects another?

Received last Thursday: “Dennis: I really enjoyed your invasive and native species series in the CBH this last couple of weeks. Very educational and informat...

Updated 12 months ago
Multi-season hunt deadline March 31

Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their names into the drawing for a 2020 multi-season tag.

Updated 12 months ago
Dave Graybill: The Fishin’ Magician

Friday, February 6

Updated 12 months ago
Invasive species: Walleye

Is walleye a game fish or an invasive species? My friends thought we were in seventh-heaven when we began catching and eating walleye.

Updated 12 months ago
My first and only pig hunt

The National Shooting Sports Foundation urged Congress to celebrate the outdoor activities of hunting and fishing while emphasizing conservation on a special...

Updated 12 months ago
Invasive vs. native species: Wild pigs

Some years ago, perhaps 20 or 25 by now, the Alberta, Canada, tourism people called and wanted me to suggest three other writers to travel to Alberta and exp...

Updated 1 year ago
Crayfish, think shrimp and lobster

There is much more to say about crayfish. This was realized after yesterday’s column was sent for publication. Yes, there are people who don’t like the taste...

Updated 1 year ago
Invasive vs. native: Crawfish

Friday we discussed one of my favorite invasive species, the Eurasian collared dove. Today we will discuss another of my favorites, which is worth pursuing, ...

Updated 1 year ago
Invasive vs. native: Eurasian collared dove

Today we discuss one of my favorite invasive species, the Eurasian collared dove.

Updated 1 year ago
Sunday is the big day

Sunday, March 1, is the fishing opener for several Columbia Basin waters. They include: Burke, Upper Caliche, Cascade, Crystal, Cup, Dry Falls, Dusty, Lenice, Lenore, Martha, Merry, Nunnally and Quincy lakes.

Updated 1 year ago
Invasive vs. native: house sparrow

Unfortunately, but sometimes fortunately, we have invasive species of all types in our lives. Yes, right here in the Columbia Basin of Eastern Washington.

Updated 1 year ago
Invasive vs. native: Why it is dangerous to release non-native animals

Inspiration for columns arrive at my desk from many different angles. Some, of course, develop in my own mind. Others are suggested by readers, family and fr...

Updated 1 year ago
Final thoughts about the 2020 SHOT Show

The SHOT Show has changed over the years. When we started attending in the early 1990s, the show would change locations every year. One year in New Orleans, ...

Updated 1 year ago
SHOT Show allows new products to shine

One purpose of the SHOT Show is to allow manufactures to show off their new products. This is true when the press and buyers head to the range on the day bef...