Regulations & Seasons
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2017-2018 Hunting Season Setting Process

Latest Rulemaking Activities:

2017-2018 Hunting Regulations
The Department is considering making rule changes for the following topics: Hunting regulations and seasons for big game, small game, and migratory waterfowl; rules concerning importation and retention of dead non-resident wildlife; special closures and firearm restriction areas; mandatory report of hunting activity; and other related rules changes as needed.

Written comments are due by February 22, 2017
Written comments may be e-mailed to:
or mailed to: Wildlife Program Commission Meeting Public Comments
Address: 600 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
Fax: (360) 902-2162  

A public hearing will take place on March 17-18, 2017 at 8:a.m., Natural Resources Building, Room 172, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501