RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
Photo of a razor clam limit on the beach with a clam shovel in the background. WDFW approves razor clam dig beginning Dec. 10 at Copalis and Mocrocks
Shellfish managers have given the OK for two days of razor clam digging beginning Saturday, Dec. 10. Learn more >>

HUNTING PROSPECTS
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Hunting seasons are under way
Wildlife biologists have compiled the best information available to help hunters have a successful hunting season.
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Most popular hunting seasons of the year opened Oct. 15

ELK HOOF DISEASE
Photo of deformed hoof WDFW seeks reports of elk with hoof disease in Cascades
State wildlife managers are asking hunters, anglers, campers and others planning to spend time in the Cascade Mountains this fall to report any elk they encounter and pay close attention to see if any walk with a limp. Learn more >>

WILDLIFE HEALTH
Photo of several bats hanging from cave wall with White Nose Syndrome White-nose Syndrome in Bats
A devastating bat disease called White-nose Syndrome is now in Washington. Help us monitor our bat populations by reporting sick or dead bats, or groups of bats. Learn more >>

 
   LATEST NEWS
WDFW prepares to launch new recreational licensing system
Commission invites public comments at hearing on Columbia salmon policy
Search continues in poaching case with offers of $9,000 in rewards
Fishers reintroduced at Mount Rainier National Park
WDFW will accept applications for ALEA volunteer grants
Hotline to report dead, sick or injured swans available
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SPECIES OF CONCERN
Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for woodland caribou, pond turtles and sandhill cranes
The public can comment through Dec. 23 on the listing recommendations and periodic status reports for woodland caribou, western pond turtles and sandhill cranes. Learn more >>
WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for 3 species of sea turtles

WASHINGTON'S WILD FUTURE
Photo of the Puget Sound with Mt. Rainier in the background. Washington’s Wild Future
State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on WDFW's revenue priorities, including proposals on conservation efforts, license fee changes and improvements to hunting and fishing in Washington. Learn more >>

FISH WASHINGTON
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Fish Washington: One stop for where's, when's and how's of fishing in Washington.
Fishing Seasons & Rules
Trout Stocking Reports

ABOUT WDFW
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Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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