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SHTF: 5 Survival Myths Debunked

<b>The Egg Thing.</b><p>See that inside membrane? Good, now forget that exists.<p>I see this all over Pinterest (where our sister magazine Calsportsmanmag pins a …

SHTF: 5 Reasons Survivalism is, like, really hard.

<b>Hunting is harder than you think it is.</b><p>Alright, alright, I know: “But Sam,” you say, “I hunt all the time. You’re being stupid. (insert other …

SHTF Prep: Party in the Wasteland

<b>How to form and keep your survival party when SHTF</b><p>Those of you who play a lot of videogames or tabletop games will probably have an idea how this …

Survivalism First Aid-- What do you need to know?

First Aid is tough.<p>If it wasn’t, we wouldn’t need ambulances, right? So when you’re planning to survive off the land or away from hospitals or you’re …

Smaller-Scale Pebble Mine Will Still Face Challenges

Nushagak River photo by Brian Lull.<p>Expect a lot of reports about the Pebble Mine in the coming future, now that the Environmental Protection Agency …

Alaska Marine Expeditions

Alaska Marine Expeditions offers access to some of the world’s most remote waters and coastlines. Custom design a research, exploration, or …

A Mule Deer Mystery On The Chena River

Mule deer are common in the Lower 48 but rarely seen in Alaska, which makes the discovery of a dead muley near the Chena River a bit of a mystery. …

First Alaska Copper River Salmon Hit Seattle

Copper River sockeye photos by Doug Noon/Wikipedia<p>Loading up the first cargo shipment to Seattle. #CopperRiverSalmon pic.twitter.com/CcakeXYI3u<p>— …

Elk Habitat Conserved in Washington’s Lewis River Watershed

The below is a press release from <b>Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.</b> <i><br>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</i> <i><br>May 22, 2017</i> <i><br>MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more</i> …

Dworshak Reservoir Fishing Forecast

<i>It’s been quite a while since we’ve had a winter like this past one. But spring is here, the weather is warming and anglers are getting out on</i> …

ODFW Commission Hears Columbia Sturgeon Possibilities, Wolf Plan Testimony

The following is a press release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife<p><b>NEWS RELEASE</b> <br>Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife …

Court refuses to hear culvert case appeal

<i>The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier today refused to hear the state of Washington’s most recent appeal of the culvert case. The decision could</i> …

The General Speaks, Part II Of II: Herzog Looks Back, Ahead

<i>Editor’s note: The following article by columnist Terry Wiest appears in the June 2017 issue of</i> Northwest Sportsman <i>magazine. Part I in the series ran</i> …

The Hazards Of Using Gun Mag Galley Proofs As Kids Scratchpaper

The note that came home from school with our oldest son gave me more of a belly laugh than feelings of butthurt.<p>It was yet another reminder of how …

WDFW Fishing Rule Change: WDFW approves another day of halibut fishing in marine areas 3 and 4, portions of Puget Sound

THE FOLLOWING IS A WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE PRESS RELEASE<p><i>WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE</i> <i><br>Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife<br>600</i> …

ODFW seeks input on upcoming Columbia Basin summer steelhead seasons

<i>The following is a press release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.</i><p>NEWS RELEASE<br>Oregon Department of Fish and …

'Welcome To The Wound Care Medicine,' Or, Fishing's An International Language

Cruising through Facebook recently I came across a pic of a nice walleye and bass, but then I looked a little closer.<p>The gents holding the fish were …

King-sized Prize At Westport Derby

The top prize at the annual Westport salmon derby has quadrupled for 2017, from $2,500 to a whopping $10,000, thanks to a generous donation from a …

Snake River spring chinook fisheries to close

<i>THE FOLLOWING IS A WDFW EMERGENCY RULE CHANGE NOTICE</i><p><b>Fishing Rule Change</b><p>Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife<p>May 16, 2017<p><b>Snake River spring</b> …

WDFW’s 2017 ‘Citizen Awards’ honor innovation and long-standing commitment

<i>The following is a press release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife</i><p><b>WDFW’s 2017 ‘Citizen Awards’ honor<br>innovation and long-standing</b> …

Are Days Numbered For California Trout, Salmon?

Photo by CDFW<p>Here’s some good news – waves sarcasm flag – for your Thursday: <i>The San Diego Union-Tribune</i> has a report on the future of California’s …

A Backcountry Hike To Remember

The following appears in the May issue of <i>California Sportsman:</i><p><b>By Nancy Rodriguez</b><p>What is it that draws us to the backcountry? With sweat-soaked …

13 Awesome Hikes within 5 Miles in Northern California

1. Stout Grove, Jedediah Smith State Park <br>Only 9 miles east of Crescent City is this gorgeous state park. It lies alongside the Smith river and has …

NorCal Rock Crab Closure Order Extended

(PHOTO BY CDFW)<p>The following press release is courtesy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife:<p><i>California Department of Fish and Wildlife</i> …

Family Fishing Day In Fairbanks Area Saturday

Tanana Lakes Photo courtesy of Fairbanks North Star Borough<p><i>The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:</i><p>The …

Giving Pike Some Love

The following appears in the May issue of <i>Alaska Sporting Journal:</i><p><b>STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER BATIN</b><p>When most anglers think of Alaska fishing, they …

Gimme 15 Reasons Why I Should Book With You

PLANNING TO HUNT IN ALASKA? AN EXPERT SHARES <br>MUST-ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU HIRE AN OUTFITTER<p>BY PAUL D. ATKINS<p><b>N</b>ext to putting on a dry pair of socks …

Camping DIY - Tent Peg Stove

{If you’re hiking, back-packing, or camping and forgot your stove here’s a little bushcraft hack that could save the day.}<p>Here’s a funky and easy …

The Breach Director On Speaking Out Against Pebble Mine

The Breach director Mark Titus (left) hopes those opppsing the Pebble Mine will let their concerns be voiced. (THE BREACH)<p>The following is courtesy …

Stan's The (Yukon) Man In Tanana

Stan Zuray drives up river from his fish camp to his home in Tanana.<p>The following appears in the May issue of <i>Alaska Sporting Journal:</i><p><b>BY CHRIS</b> …