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…

Fenton Roskelley Fundraiser

The legacy committee will have a display of Fenton Roskelleys materials and equipment available at the May meeting. The proceeds from the sale will help…

Big Horn Sports Show

The IEFFC had an expanded role at the Big Horn Show this year and, thanks to about 20 volunteers, it was a great success reflecting very well on our club. We…

Montana Access Ruling

On January 16 of this year, the Montana Supreme Court overturned a lower court and assured public access to the Ruby River from county bridges on private…

West Medical Lake Aerator

In 2013 the IEFFC helped WDFW purchase and install an aeration system in the northeast end of West Medical Lake. This replaced an old, obsolete system…