Too many kokanee? We got the cure

Too many kokanee. That was the problem. We had the cure. As we idled away … Read more

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Chubby Beaver

Timing is everything. The bugs begin to pop anytime between the first week of May … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Storm King-Tyler’s Traverse loop

Ideal late-spring loop offers variety of terrain

This is certainly an exciting time of year for Central Oregon mountain bikers. As the … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Homestead Pump Track

New pump track in Redmond is popular among all ages and abilities

REDMOND — On a recent warm, sunny day after school hours, the Homestead Park Bike … Read more

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Loop Wing Green Drake

Look at the calendar. If it says May at the top, an angler should be … Read more

Steelheading subculture on the Situk

Our drift boats were staged at the bridge, waiting for us. We were hungry for … Read more

Fishing season in full swing in Central Oregon

Many high Cascade lakes are now accessible and fishing well

Significant late-winter snowfall and early-spring rain should make for a promising trout fishing season this … Read more

Her 15-year-old tamed a mustang last summer, now this Idaho woman is doing the same

A month ago, Stormy never had been touched by a human. By mid-April, the 2-year-old … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Horse Ridge

Technical terrain and plenty of climbing highlight this area east of Bend

The Badlands Wilderness east of Bend offers hikers the chance to explore an intriguing desert … Read more

Bend Bike Swap set for this weekend

The sixth annual Bend Bike Swap is set for Saturday and Sunday at Thump Coffee, … Read more

About 10 miles of new singletrack planned near Sunriver

COTA’s new South Deschutes County Chapter spearheading the effort to build the trails

Nothing gets mountain bikers excited quite like the prospect of new trails. The Central Oregon … Read more

Mountain Bike Trail Guide: Maston

The relatively flat, desert singletrack is a good option for novice riders

The tires were nearly flat. The chain was bone dry. There might as well have … Read more

Trail etiquette on Deschutes National Forest

Brushing up on some of the rules is a good idea for hikers, bikers and horseback riders

As the snow continues to melt across Central Oregon, outdoors enthusiasts of all types are … Read more

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Undertaker’s Delight

Try this one the next time you fish Hosmer Lake. The Undertaker’s Delight has also … Read more

A wild steelhead sanctuary in Steamboat Creek

When Travis Woodward stood up from the tying table in the library, I took his … Read more

Ultrarunner, writer Katie Arnold visits Bend to promote book

Memoir ‘Running Home’ is about how running helped her deal with grief

The only thing that could quell Katie Arnold’s acute anxiety was running. And not just … Read more

Entanglement settlement ends crab season early in California

Crabbers will be required to pull their pots out early this year as a result … Read more

Big air contest set for Mt. Bachelor

The fourth annual Hella Big Air contest is scheduled for Saturday at Mt. Bachelor ski … Read more

Cyclists, hikers to have limited access to McKenzie Pass Highway this spring

ODOT must clear heavy snow before resuming repairs caused by Milli Fire

Oregon Department of Transportation crews began removing snow from McKenzie Pass Highway this week, but … Read more

Outdoor industry backing new business accelerator fund

Bend-based Oregon Outdoor Alliance would lead effort to invest $500,000 in state funds

SALEM — Bend’s outdoor industry is strongly backing a bill to create a $500,000 state … Read more

Where a river is born:

Snowshoeing to the headwaters of the Powder River

The Powder River is a modest stream, as streams go. Or, rather, flow. Along its … Read more

Resident gray whales travel more than originally thought

Though gray whales are known for their annual migration between Alaska and Baja, California, locals … Read more

Late snow should make for ideal cross-country skiing conditions well into spring

Meissner Sno-park a good option for spring breakers

VIRGINIA MEISSNER SNO-PARK — It is officially spring, but those in Central Oregon looking to … Read more

Bend man rides 1,600 miles along the Baja Divide on a unicycle

Jack Mahler needed 50 days to complete the route

Jack Mahler was asked if he got any strange looks when he crossed the United … Read more

Dog Derby set this weekend

The Bachelor Butte Dog Derby sled dog races are scheduled for this Friday through Sunday … Read more

Big snowfall a boon for ski areas

Hoodoo’s snowpack up to 104 inches after receiving 60 inches last week

After 5 to 6 feet of snow fell last week in the Central Oregon Cascades, … Read more

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BH Tied Down Caddis

I hadn’t fished a Tied Down Caddis for years till last July on the Metolius. … Read more

Best places to fish after the ice melts

Follow ODFW stocking schedule to find good reservoirs for March fishing

If you’re like me, you think ice fishing when the temperature hovers in the mid-20s … Read more

Uphill travelers at Bachelor and backcountry skiers should be prepared for deep snow

The mountain has received 64 inches of snow in the last week

The biggest storm in years has dropped 64 inches of snow in the last week … Read more

Greg Seaton, of Crooked River Ranch, has overcome addiction to find success in multisport

The 65-year-old has qualified for the duathlon world championships in Spain

The desire for alcohol and pain pills is gone now, Greg Seaton says. But his … Read more

Prineville Reservoir Resort campground to close

Low-water summers might have affected business

The couple who operate Prineville Reservoir Resort want out of their lease with the U.S. … Read more

Hiker stuck in quicksand feared he would die

Girlfriend swims in frigid waters of creek to get help

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with … Read more

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