Report a Poacher or Other Violation

For more information
please contact the
Hunter Education Program.

Eastern Washington
Spokane office
(509) 892-1001

Ephrata office
(509) 754-4624

Yakima office
(509) 575-2740

Western Washington
Mill Creek Office
(425) 775-1311 Ext. 106

Olympia office
(360) 902-8111
huntered@dfw.wa.gov

 

 

Hunting Clinic Booklets for Download

Participants of the free hunting clinics provided by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife receive an informative booklet to take home after clinic completion.

WDFW has made these booklets available for anyone to download and learn about hunting techniques and information as provided at each of the clinics.

The Basics of Hunting Access in Washington
Montage of four photos showing hunters out in the field in grassland and forest environments. Download this fileThis booklet will help you find locations to hunt on public and private lands here in Washington State.
   
The Basics of Turkey Hunting in Washington
Woman and man posing with harvested wild turkeys on booklet cover. Download this fileThis booklet was designed to give you a basic overview of turkey hunting in Washington State. The information contained in this booklet will teach you about each of the three subspecies of turkey available for harvest in Washington.
   
The Basics of Waterfowl Hunting in Washington
Hunter and hunting dog posing with harvested waterfowl on booklet cover.

Download this fileThis booklet was designed to give you a basic overview of hunting waterfowl in Washington and teach you how to hunt most waterfowl that call Washington home.

   
The Basics of Upland Bird Hunting in Washington
Three hunters posing with harvested upland birds on booklet cover. Download this fileThis booklet was designed to give you a basic overview of upland bird hunting in Washington State. The information contained in this booklet will teach you about upland bird species available for harvest in Washington. 
   
The Basics of Deer Hunting in Washington
Woman posing in front of harvested deer on booklet cover. Download this fileThis booklet should provide you with basic knowledge about deer hunting in Washington State and give you a general guide to be successful.  The information contained in this booklet will give you overviews of each species of deer currently legal for harvest in Washington.
   
The Basics of Elk Hunting in Washington
Photo of two hunters posing with a harvested elk on a booklet cover. Download this fileThis booklet should prepare you for normal elk hunting and give you a general guide to be successful.  It will give you a basic overview of elk hunting in Washington State and an overview of each species of elk currently legal for harvest in Washington.
   
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) receives federal assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and provides equal access to its programs, services, activities, and facilities under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.

The U.S. Department of the Interior and WDFW prohibit discrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, reprisal, sexual orientation, status as a parent, and genetic information. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the WDFW ADA Program Manager, PO Box 43139, Olympia, WA 98504 within 45 calendar days of the alleged incident before filing a formal complaint, or write to: Chief, Public Civil Rights Division, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Washington DC 20240.

If you need further assistance or information, please contact the Olympia office of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: (360) 902-2349, or Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), (360) 902-2207.