Hunting

March first opener three weeks away

February 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

The March First opener can be a big deal in the Columbia Basin. The weather is the biggest factor, as with all spring fishing openers. One of the more popular waters is Martha Lake.Expect the parking lot to be full of campers, if the temper...

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Most hunting seasons close Sunday

January 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Hunting seasons in final daysWhile the pheasant, quail and partridge seasons closed last Sunday, Jan. 21, a few seasons remain open. Read on.Duck, coot, snipe and goose seasons end Sunday, Jan. 27. Regularly the goose hunting is allowed onl...

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MarDon Fresh News — Jan. 18, 2019

January 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

The current water level on the Potholes Reservoir is 1041.48 feet – rising .71 feet over the past two weeks. The water level has come up 14.77 feet since low pool on September 14, 2018. The water temperature on the Reservoir is in the low t...

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Commission meeting includes pronghorn report

January 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet tomorrow and Saturday in Olympia. The meeting will take place in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday and at 8 a.m...

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Chinook fry found to replace lost fish

December 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Remember this from last week’s Hunting and Fishing report?Chinook fry lost after power outageAs many as 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last weekend when a windstorm cut power to the Minter Creek Hatchery in Pierce County and the facili...

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Chinook fry found to replace lost fish

December 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Remember this from last week’s Hunting and Fishing report?Chinook fry lost after power outageAs many as 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last weekend when a windstorm cut power to the Minter Creek Hatchery in Pierce County and the facili...

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Turkey hunt a bust so far

December 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

Turkey season continuesThe Death Ram has traveled north twice in search of turkeys in the past two weeks. There are four turkey tags in my wallet.The fall general turkey season will run through Dec. 31 in Game Management Units 101 through 1...

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Time of year for birdwatching

December 07, 2018 at 5:00 am

By DENNIS L. CLAYHerald ColumnistBirdwatching is a sport practiced all year long. However, the wintertime seems to be the season of the birder, which are what birdwatchers are called. Check my column this week and next for two bird-counting...

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Master hunter program faces possible budget cuts/elimination

November 30, 2018 at 5:00 am

This is bits of a Nov. 26 letter from David Whipple, Fish and Wildlife hunter education division manager, to master hunters.You have likely heard Fish and Wildlife is facing significant budget challenges in the 2019-2021 biennium. Unless th...

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Director’s webinar scheduled for Nov. 28

November 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

By DENNIS L. CLAYHerald ColumnistHere is a refreshing new idea: Schedule a webinar featuring the director and invite the public to participate.What is a webinar? This is an online meeting or presentation held over the Internet in real time....

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