Portage Bear Attack while duck hunting

Portage Bear Attack (while duck hunting) Good Morning, Let me tell you I am very happy to be here to tell this story. My friend Steve Thompson and I were duck hunting on Saturday (10/08/11) in Portage Valley (Alaska) and we were attacked by a brown bear. We are both … Continue reading

Forest Service Issues Preferred Alternative On Fire Retardant For Water Areas

Forest Service Issues Preferred Alternative On Fire Retardant For Water Areas Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) The Forest Service has identified a preferred approach for continuing the aerial application of fire retardant on national forest lands. As described in the final environmental impact statement it issued, the preferred … Continue reading

ODFW Says New Wolf Pack In Northeast Oregon; 23 Wolves Now Known Minimum Number

ODFW Says New Wolf Pack In Northeast Oregon; 23 Wolves Now Known Minimum Number Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) A new wolf pack is using the Snake River wildlife management unit of northeast Oregon, which borders Idaho and includes the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Wilderness. ODFW … Continue reading

Researchers Plot Path, Timing Of Japan Tsunami Debris Mass Headed For Oregon, Washington, Hawaii

Researchers Plot Path, Timing Of Japan Tsunami Debris Mass Headed For Oregon, Washington, Hawaii Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) A massive trail of debris from the devastating tsunami that struck Japan in March of 2011 is slowly making its way across the Pacific Ocean en route to the … Continue reading

Alaska Dept. Of Fish And Game Monitoring Reported Evidence Of Virus Exposure In B.C. Sockeye Salmon

Alaska Dept. Of Fish And Game Monitoring Reported Evidence Of Virus Exposure In B.C. Sockeye Salmon Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says it is closely monitoring and evaluating a recent report that samples taken from sockeye salmon in British Columbia show … Continue reading

NOAA’s Sea Lion Task Force Again Discusses Lethal Removal Below Bonneville Dam

NOAA’s Sea Lion Task Force Again Discusses Lethal Removal Below Bonneville Dam Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) Some fracturing of support for the lethal removal of predatory California sea lions from the lower Columbia emerged this week during a discussion by the Pinniped-Salmon Interaction Task Force in Portland. … Continue reading

Blast Drains Condit Dam’s Reservoir On White Salmon River; Dam Structure Removal Set For Spring 2012

Blast Drains Condit Dam’s Reservoir On White Salmon River; Dam Structure Removal Set For Spring 2012 Posted on Friday, October 28, 2011 (PST) A muffled roar and a puff of pulverized concrete preceded a rush of silt-laden water Wednesday as contractors set free southeast Washington’s White Salmon River by blasting … Continue reading

The Story of Rupert Mills by Outdoor Writer Kent Cannon

The Story of Rupert Mills Rupert Mills was a slight man, but for every ounce that he was lacking, he made up for it in grim determination. Most folks in the valley simply avoided Rupert because he was devoid of most things that folks around here ascribed to human decency. … Continue reading

Fish Tasting Radioactive Lately? This Plate Can Help | Field & Stream

Just in time for the holidays, German designer Nils Ferber has unveiled a dinner plate that tells you how much radiation is present in your fish. So if you’re just not sure what to buy that special someone who wants to be prepared for the zombie apocalypse or WWIII, no … Continue reading

No more cigars as we know them? That means no cigars out on the water…

The Kokanee Obsession I usually don’t like to politicize my site, but the FDA is planning on regulating cigars which will greatly curtail the quality of the product. I don’t know about you, but I like a good smoke while out in the boat or standing in a mosquito infested … Continue reading