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Sports briefs: August 5, 2015

Sports briefs: August 5, 2015

Salmon Derby winners The Brewster Salmon Derby has announced the winners of last weekend’s competition: • King of the Pool, Matt Fetherly, 19.68 lbs • Adult winner, Bob Shelton, 19.06 lbs • Youth winner, Amanda Davis, 14.70 lbs • 8 and under winner, Trace LaDoux, 9.94 lbs Check your hunting area Hunters may need to...
Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Be a Liberty Bell booster The Liberty Bell Booster Club could use your participation — and leadership. Club president Dee Townsend said this week that the club, which supports student activities, will hold elections for 2015-16 school year officers and committee chair positions on May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Liberty Bell High School library. You...
Sports briefs: April 22, 2015

Sports briefs: April 22, 2015

Deadline for special hunt permits Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep and turkey seasons in Washington state. Permit winners will be selected through a random drawing conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in late June. The special...
Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Work party at the Loup Loup Loup Ski Bowl is looking for volunteers to take part in a work party on Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to clear brush and other encumbrances from the Flat Loop Nordic trail, in preparation for the Ragnar trail running races scheduled for September. The Loup will host...
Fire, floodwaters alter local hunting terrain and prospects

Fire, floodwaters alter local hunting terrain and prospects

By Mike Maltais

Wildfire and floodwaters have left their marks on local hunting areas in and around the Methow Valley, where hunters will begin their search for deer on Oct. 11, opening day of the modern firearm general deer season. According to information in the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) …...

Hunter Ed classes start soon

Hunter Ed classes start soon

A free class for hunter education and firearms safety will begin Monday, Sept. 22. All hunters born after Jan. 1, 1972 are required to show proof of hunter education course completion according to information included on the Washington Department of Fish and Game web site. For more information contact Kenny at 996-3179.
Hunting seasons begin; salmon coming up Columbia River

Hunting seasons begin; salmon coming up Columbia River

Sept. 1 marked the beginning of archery deer season, the first major hunting season of the year. And while salmon move to a calendar all their own, an estimated run of 1.5 million chinook and hundreds of thousands of Coho are moving up the Columbia River according to sources at the Washington State Department of...
Special hunt permit deadline May 22

Special hunt permit deadline May 22

Nimrods hoping to draw special Washington state permits for the pursuit of fall elk, deer, mountain goat, goose, bighorn sheep, and turkey have until May 22 to get their applications in. Winners will be selected through a random drawing conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in late June. The special permits...
Hunter safety classes

Hunter safety classes

Young nimrods who need their mandatory Hunter Safety Education classes have until 6 p.m. Monday (March 31) to register online for the local classes that start that day. Go to www.register-ed.com, select “Washington,” click on “View Upcoming Events,” find Twisp Grange Hall among the list of Traditional Classroom Courses, and select “View Event” to get...
Trophy elk

Trophy elk

Need proof that elk populate some of the surrounding hills? Twisp resident Charles McCarthy crossed tracks with this big bull elk on the south side of the Loup Loup summit earlier this month. McCarthy took advantage of the new snowfall during the first week of November to track the trophy and downed it with a...