Outdoor

Equipment important when reloading

June 19, 2019 at 8:15 pm

This is the third of a multi-part series about reloading rifle cartridges.The trigger is pulled when the crosshairs settle on the 4-point mule deer buck. The buck drops. The bolt on the .30-06 is worked, ejecting the spent casing. The casin...

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Ginkgo State Park adds new renovations

June 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

VANTAGE Just past the bridge crossing the Columbia River near Vantage, the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park sits just a few miles away, holding remnants of an area carved into the landscape during the Ice Age thousands of years ago.The ...

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Reloading is a rewarding pastime

June 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is the second of a multi-part series about reloading rifle cartridges.A rewarding part of my life is tying or securing one part of the outdoor experience to another. Shoot a mallard duck. Clean the duck and save the feathers. Eat the d...

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Survival means staying alive

May 29, 2019 at 6:54 pm

This is the last in a series of columns about survival training.The Google dictionary defines survival as: The state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal or difficult circumstances.The Dennis L. ...

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Stop, stay put, is first rule

May 22, 2019 at 7:43 pm

This is the third in a series of columns about survival training.We have covered how easy it is for a person to become lost in the last two columns. First we had a youngster of 6 become lost by running in the wrong direction when he thought...

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Stop, stay put, is first rule

May 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is the third in a series of columns about survival training.We have covered how easy it is for a person to become lost in the last two columns. First we had a youngster of 6 become lost by running in the wrong direction when he thought...

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Teach survival to family and friends

May 09, 2019 at 5:00 am

This is the second of a series of columns about survival training.No one wants to or plans on becoming lost, but becoming lost happens. Last week we discussed how easy it would be for a 6-year-old to become lost.He stepped into the woods at...

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Fishing season opens tomorrow

April 26, 2019 at 3:00 am

The general lowland lakes fishing season opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 27. We have mentioned this before, but a day trip is worth the effort.If not fishing, take the family to Park Lake, but check other lakes on the way. Notice all the ca...

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Making opening day a fun trip

April 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Anglers from all over Washington State are looking forward to the Saturday general fishing opener. The opening day of fishing in the Columbia Basin is always dependent upon the weather for turnout and success rate.Windy and colder weather m...

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Fishing season opens April 27, prospects continue

April 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

The general lowland lake fishing opener is a week from this Saturday, April 27.There is a fishing rule/regulation which can be misunderstood. Fish and Wildlife enforcement officers tell me they write tickets for anglers breaking this one qu...

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