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Report a Poacher or Other Violation

Fishing Hotline
360-902-2500

Shellfish Rule
Change Hotline

1-866-880-5431

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For more information on
fishing, please contact the
WDFW Fish Program.
360-902-2700
Fish Program District Biologists

For fishing regulation
questions, e-mail us at:
fishregs@dfw.wa.gov

For all other questions and comments, e-mail us at:
fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov

 

 
Youth Fishing
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Take a kid fishing!

Getting outside for a day of fishing is lots of fun and easy to do. Here in Washington, there are places to fish within reach of almost everyone and something for kids to catch year-round.

Before heading out, check out Fishing safety and rules.

Many counties in the state include fishing areas for kids only and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife also sponsors special fishing events for kids April through June. See Where to fish and Fishing events for kids.

You can also visit the Go fishing website for more information such as what fishing methods and equipment to use.