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Prospects good in Methow Valley, Okanogan County as deer hunting season opens on Saturday

Prospects good in Methow Valley, Okanogan County as deer hunting season opens on Saturday

Hunters with modern firearms will take to the field for deer hunting beginning Saturday (Oct. 15), and the outlook is good in north central Washington. “Deer hunting opportunities should be good in many parts of the state,” said Jerry Nelson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) deer and elk manager in a press release....
WDFW previews the 2016 hunting season in Okanogan region

WDFW previews the 2016 hunting season in Okanogan region

Fall means hunting, and the prospects are good in the Okanogan region, according to the state Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Here’s an overview offered by WDFW. • Quail and partridge: Three-and-a-half months of hunting began Oct. 1 for quail and chukar and gray or Hungarian partridge. “In the Okanogan district, quail production...
Salvaging road kill is legal starting this week

Salvaging road kill is legal starting this week

As of Friday (July 1), it will be legal for people to salvage deer or elk killed in motor-vehicle accidents. More than 3,000 deer and elk are killed on Washington highways every year, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Sports briefs: September 16, 2015

Sports briefs: September 16, 2015

Putt for the Lions Help out the Liberty Bell High School Booster Club by playing in the fourth annual Mountain Lion Mini-Open on Sunday (Sept. 20) on the miniature golf course at Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe in Winthrop. Entry forms are available at the high school office or from booster club members. Registration is at 3:30...
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.