FISHING REGULATIONS
Regulation pamphlet cover showing a young girl holding a rainbow trout 2017-2018 Fishing Regulation Pamphlet
Anglers can check out fisheries for the 2017-18 season in the new sport fishing rules pamphlet, which covers fisheries from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Learn more >>

RECREATIONAL CRAB FISHING
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Most Puget Sound marine areas open to crabbing
Sport crab fisheries are underway in all but one Puget Sound marine area.
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FISH WASHINGTON
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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 >>

SPECIES OF CONCERN
Photo:  Closeup of a fisher in a tree. WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for fisher, 5 whale species
State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to keep the fisher and five species of large whales on Washington's list of endangered species. Learn more >>
 
   LATEST NEWS
Sanddab record falls to recently retired WDFW regional director
WDFW plans to take lethal action to change wolf pack's behavior
Summer chinook fishery reopens on the lower Columbia River
WDFW seeks comments, plans meetings on 2018-20 hunting season proposals
WDFW monitors surviving pygmy rabbits after wildfire overruns breeding enclosure
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SHARE YOUR PHOTOS!
Share Your Photos! Share photos of your outdoors adventures with us! Use our online form to submit photos of hunting, fishing, wildlife watching, and outdoor recreation in Washington. Photos from the public may be featured on WDFW social media including Facebook and Instagram.
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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 to report any elk they encounter and pay close attention to see if any walk with a limp. Learn more >>

ABOUT WDFW
Photo of WDFW staff working in the field Wildlife Program Weekly Activity Reports
Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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