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Wondering on the Spokane River and Its History

Where does one start when wondering about river history? There are books by noted authors, websites, scholars, and professors to be tapped. Native Americans possess centuries of oral history that affirms their deep connection to the river. But in the ...

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Return of the Salmon

I admit that in my rambles up and down our river I get a little dreamy – about salmon.   In my defence, it’s not hard to day dream about these great fish considering our river was home to them ...

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Record Low Flows Mean It’s Time to Adapt

I’m never far from our river, in whatever form it takes. This fall as I was waxed my skis, I dreamed of turns in deep Copper Basin, Bitterroot Mountain powder. Layers and layers of clean Idaho snow; our river in ...

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River Rambles: There’s More to “Fun” Than Catching Fish

A while back I found myself at an event that featured a lot of really exciting films about fly fishing across the planet. Before the movie, I was talking to a fellow fly fisherman when he asked, “Have you seen ...

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