‘Glamping’ comes to Moran State Park

Moneymaking partnership aims to sustain state parks in times of tighter budget.

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State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports

Salmon/Steelhead Cowlitz River – Boat and bank anglers averaged about a Chinook per every 3 rods last week.  Best catches (and heaviest effort) is at the barrier dam though fish continue to be caught throughout the river.  Some winter run and a few summer steelhead are also appearing in the catch, primarily around the trout...

Climbers tell of avalanche mayhem on Everest

Rescue operations on Everest were halted Monday because of weather, but mountaineers are providing details of the on-mountain disaster that was triggered by Nepal quake.

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater fish checks

April 26, 2015 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Camano Island State Park Public Ramp 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 • Pacific sanddab (1) Cornet Bay Public Ramp 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 • Pacific herring (45) Everett Public Ramp 19 36 1 0 0 0 0 Freshwater...

Yakima River spring chinook fishery gets underway next month

A couple sections of the Yakima River will open next month for spring chinook fishing. The Yakima (section one) from the Hwy. 240 bridge in Richland (river mile 2.1) to the Grant Avenue bridge in Prosser (river mile 47.0) approximately 1,000 feet downstream of Prosser Dam will be open from May 2 through June 15....

Climbers rescued from Everest by helicopter

Climbers with local ties were stuck on Mount Everest after an avalanche triggered by Nepal’s massive earthquake slammed into a section of their base camp, killing at least 18, including a camp doctor working for a Seattle-based mountaineering company.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill reminds anglers to be prepared before hitting the water

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: The biggest fishing weekend of the year is coming up and I hope you are all prepared. It is surprising how many people make arrangements for camping for their families, get the gear together, get the boat running and...

State Fish and Wildlife statewide lowland lakes trout opening day results

2015 Lowland Lakes Opening Day (April 25th) Trout Creel Results Chelan County Lake Name # Anglers Checked Total # Fish Kept Total # Fish Released Avg. # Fish Caught per Angler Avg. # Fish Kept per Angler Largest Fish (Species/TL) Highlights Beehive 68 268 36 4.5 4 Rainbow, 19 inches Sporadic weather, briefly snowed but...