SEASON SETTING
Photo of fishing regulation pamphlet covers. WDFW seeks comments, schedules meetings on proposed Columbia River Basin fishing rules
State fisheries managers are seeking public comments on proposed sportfishing rules they're recommending for the Columbia River Basin.
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WDFW seeks comments, schedules meetings on 2015-17 hunting season proposals
WDFW is seeking comments on proposed alternatives for 2015-17 hunting seasons, and has scheduled several meetings this month to discuss the proposals with the public.
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Washingtonians have a new way to share their outdoor adventures with others who enjoy hunting, fishing and observing the natural world. WDFW is now accepting photos for a new online gallery of images submitted by people enjoying the great outdoors.


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Anglers can keep two chinook off Westport beginning Aug. 18
Coho fishing opens Aug. 16 south of Foulweather Bluff
WDFW seeks comments, schedules meetings on 2015-17 hunting season proposals
WDFW extends comment period on proposed hydraulic rule updates
Commission sets waterfowl seasons, discusses elk with hoof disease
WDFW director to leave at the end of the year
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WILDFIRES
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WDFW assesses habitat affected by wildfires, helps landowners fence out displaced wildlife
State wildlife managers are working with Okanogan landowners to protect their crops from deer displaced by area wildfires and are assessing the fires’ damage to wildlife habitat.
WDFW restricts fires on eastern Washington lands, urges caution with the arrival of hot, dry weather

2015-2017 HUNTING SEASON SETTING PROCESS
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WDFW is now accepting proposals for changes in state hunting rules during the 2015-17 seasons. Hunters and other members of the public can post their proposals on WDFW’s website . Learn more >>


HYDRAULIC PROJECT APPROVAL (HPA)
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WDFW extends comment period on proposed hydraulic rule updates
The public will have an extra month to comment on proposed changes to state’s Hydraulic Code rules, which regulate construction and other work in or near state waters to protect fish life.

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