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Spring bass fishing on the fly

Photo by Roger Phillips, Dave Gourley with a 4-pound largemouth bass taken from the Snake River in Sunday, March 23. A few of my fly fishing pals have been trying to unlock the mystery of early season bass. We’ve learned

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The payoff for patience, great weather and good fishing

Terry Bass

Photo by Roger Phillips I caught myself saying “it’s usually not like this.” It’s a common phrase on a slow day of fishing. It was windy and partially cloudy on the Snake River, a storm front loomed on the horizon.

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Idaho media high school boys basketball poll (Week 4)

Records as of Monday, Jan. 13. 5A                 Team (1st-place votes)    W-L    Pts    Previous 1. Capital (8)    10-0    44    1 2. Coeur d’Alene (1)    8-1    33    t-2 3. Boise    8-2    14    t-2 4. Highland    9-2    13    – 5.

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Snake River is gusty, and now I can replace a shear pin

I took my recently acquired skiff out for its maiden voyage on the Snake River. Let’s see, a 35-year old motor, wind, murky water and me at the tiller. What could possibly go wrong? How about hitting a rock with

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Annual Snake River cleanup April 6

A trash cleanup along one of the more popular stretches of the Snake River is planned for Saturday, April 6. The cleanup will take place from Celebration Park downstream to the end of Map Rock Road near Marsing. Because of

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State boys basketball teams at a glance

Newspapers throughout the state combined efforts to provide a team-by-team look at the state boys basketball tournaments in all six classifications. Borah Lions (defending champ) Record: 22-1 Coach: Cary Cada, 19th season State seed: District 3 champ Media poll: No.

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