LATEST ON LICENSE SYSTEM DATA BREACH
Notifications have been mailed to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) customers whose personal information may have been compromised in a data breach.  Learn more >>
Find a local license vendor for purchase of fishing and hunting licenses
Discover Pass Sales
Online Puget Sound Crab Reporting
WDFW resumes sale of fishing and hunting licenses

WOLF CONSERVATION & MANAGEMENT
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WDFW continues effort to remove wolf pack that attacked livestock
State wildlife biologists have lethally removed six members of a wolf pack that has repeatedly attacked and killed cattle grazing on public land in Ferry County, despite the livestock producers' prevention efforts.

Latest Wolf Advisory Group Update
2015 Annual Survey of Wolves in Washington 
Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management 2015 Annual Report
Frequently Asked Questions About Wolves in Washington

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 >>
WDFW invites public to discuss revenue and spending priorities

WDFW LANDS
Photo of a wildfire. WDFW restricts fires on eastern Washington lands
The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to restrict fires and other activities beginning July 1 on agency-managed lands in eastern Washington. 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
Snohomish River opens for coho salmon fishing
Skagit and Cascade rivers open to coho and gamefish; Sauk River opens for gamefish
Columbia River sport fishery for fall chinook remains open
WDFW seeks comments on draft status reviews for woodland caribou, pond turtles and sandhill cranes
Controlled burns planned to reduce wildfire risks, enhance habitat
Emergency Fishing Rule Changes >>
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RECREATIONAL RAZOR CLAMMING
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Marine toxin levels delay razor clam digs at Long Beach, cloud openings elsewhere
Rising marine toxin levels have prompted the WDFW to delay upcoming razor clam digs at Long Beach and to review openings at other ocean beaches. Learn more >>


RECREATIONAL CRAB FISHING
Closeup photo of a Dungeness crab Catch record cards for Puget Sound crab are due Oct. 1; crabbing continues through Sept. 30 near San Juan Islands
Online Puget Sound Crab Reporting

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

SPECIES OF CONCERN
Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on protective status of 5 wildlife species
State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to change the listing status for five protected wildlife species in Washington. 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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One Front Door to Washington's Outdoors: environmental services - permits - outdoor recreation - natural resources - forestry - farming Access Washington - Official State Government Website
National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebration - October 1, 2016, Wenatchee, WA. Click here for more information.
 
   HUNTER REPORTING
Online Hunter Reporting
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The Weekender Report The Weekender Report
The latest in fish and wildlife recreational opportunities across Washington State.
   FEATURES
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Public Clam & Oyster Beaches
Species and Ecosystem Science
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ADA Access
Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Viewing for persons with a disability.
 
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