Jack McNeel
5/31/16
It was truly a “First Salmon” ceremony, not only celebrating the annual return of salmon to the river but also, in this case, the first salmon to return to the Chief Joseph Hatcher...
Terri Hansen
4/7/16
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is harshly criticizing a lawsuit filed on March 31 on behalf of a fish conservation group that would cut funding for fish h...
Jack McNeel
10/16/14
Drums throbbed and the sacred circle of life was on display last week at what the Kootenai Tribe hopes will be the rebirth of sturgeon and burbot, at a ceremony dedicating a massiv...
KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation
2/16/14
Nothing elevates the hope and heart rate of an angler more than hearing that first predawn “ZWIIINNGGG” of a casting reel as fishing line slices through the early morning air and t...
Jack McNeel
12/4/13
The Nez Perce Tribe has the second largest economic impact in North Central Idaho and is the third largest employer in the region...
Jack McNeel
8/21/13
At first glance they look like miniature tadpoles. Stare a little harder, though, and tiny sturgeon features become apparent...
Jack McNeel
7/22/13
The salmon once swam freely throughout the upper Columbia River, and plucking them from the waters represented an opportunity to benefit all the Colville Tribes by sharing the boun...
Konnie LeMay
6/20/13
Small fingerlings roiled the water in the translucent plastic tubs placed before ready volunteers in the Red Cliff tribal fish hatchery at Wisconsin’s northern edge...