Rocky Ford Bridge

Anglers are getting the run around at Rocky Ford Creek, a fly-fishing holy water north of Moses Lake. The issue:  Lack of money to fix the lower footbridge. Since…

Retention of Hatchery Steelhead

This fall the public had a chance to respond to WDFW regarding a proposal to make it mandatory to retain Hatchery Steelhead. The issue is quite complicated…

Toys For Tots

The Toys for Tots meeting was again a great success with donations of over 100 toys and cash contributions of  almost $600.00. It is a great feeling…

Bayley Lake Restoration

IEFFC Work Party at Bayley Lake:  On  October 9th, seven members of the IEFFC continued what has been a long-standing (over 30 years) club project to…

Steelhead Woes

Many anglers are puzzled by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s big program stocking lakes with thousands of steelhead smolts this year. News…

Fin Clipping -Fall

On September, 23rd, 2014, IEFFC again visited the Spokane Fish Hatchery to do some fin clipping. IEFFC members Jerry Harms, Keith Kuester, Floyd Holmes,…

Wading Safety

As felt soles fall out of favor because of invasive species concern, more thought is necessary to wade safely, especially in our local rivers.  The…

Tick Bites

We are in that season where tick bites are a concern.  Lyme disease is our greatest concern, but ticks can also give us Rocky Mountain spotted fever,…

Catch and Release

Catch and Release...Hmmm!  Maybe it does work. Although there is a lot of controversy regarding the handling of fish, one thing for sure is we should…

Fin Clipping

On March 10th ten members from the IEFFC volunteered to help WDFW clip fins at the Spokane Hatchery. These fish are to be released in Long Lake as part…

Kid's Fishing

This years Kid’s Fishing Day was a tremendous success and IEFFC again played a major role in the production.  Floyd Holmes and Fred Shiosaki have…

Morningstar Boys Ranch

This years Morning Star Boys Ranch Casting/Tying and Fishing was held May 8 and 10, 2014.  It was well received by the boys and those IEFFC members who…