Fishing

Fishing

Take time for ‘one more cast’

Anglers are slow to call it a day after all the work they’ve done to reach their fishing destination. And many times, they’re rewarded for putting in a little extra effort before they go.

Fishing

Fish on! 145 huge chinook released into Boise River

This enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. The fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana.

Fishing

Fish on! Chinook release like Christmas for anglers in the Boise River

The enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. About 145 fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana.

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Fish on! 145 huge chinook released into Boise River

This enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. The fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana.
Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Fish on! 145 huge chinook released into Boise River 1:44

Fish on! 145 huge chinook released into Boise River

Bass fishing heats up at Lake Lowell 2:45

Bass fishing heats up at Lake Lowell

A fish-eye lens: Here’s what happens under the ice as a fish is hauled in 1:12

A fish-eye lens: Here’s what happens under the ice as a fish is hauled in

Backstage at 4:32

Backstage at "The Firebird"