FISHING
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Hundreds of lakes open April 25 for biggest fishing day of the year
Trout fishing in Washington hits full speed April 25, when several hundred lowland lakes - stocked with millions of fish - open for a six-month season. Learn more >>

April 25 Lowland Lakes Opening Day Trout Creel Results
Fish Washington
How-To Fishing Videos
Trout Stocking Weekly Reports

FISH WASHINGTON
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Fishing Seasons & Rules
Great Washington Getaways
Trout Stocking Reports

GREAT WASHINGTON GETAWAYS
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Washington state is blessed with diverse landscapes, great camping, and excellent fishing opportunities. Whether you're planning a trip now or in the future, the trout, salmon, steelhead, bass, walleye and tuna will be waiting for you, along with many other attractions and accommodations that make for unforgettable vacations. Learn more >>

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS!
Share Your Photos! Washingtonians have a new way to share their outdoor adventures with others who enjoy hunting, fishing and observing the natural world. WDFW is now accepting photos for a new online gallery of images submitted by people enjoying the great outdoors.

 

 
   LATEST NEWS
WDFW expands recreational shrimp fishery in Marine Area 7 West
Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20
Washington's salmon fisheries set for 2015
Commission adopts new hunting rules, lists tufted puffins as state endangered species
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SPECIAL HUNT PERMITS & RAFFLES
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Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20
Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and turkey seasons in Washington state.
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How do I find out how many Special Permit points I have?
Raffle Permit Opportunities for 2015
2014 Game Harvest Reports

RECREATIONAL SHRIMP FISHING
Recreational Shrimp Fishing Recreational shrimp fishery opens May 2 in Puget Sound
Recreational spot shrimp fishing will open May 2 in Puget Sound under seasons announced today by WDFW. Learn more >>
Recreational shrimp fishery expanded in Marine Area 7 West

NORTH OF FALCON 2015
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Washington's salmon fisheries set for 2015
State and tribal co-managers have agreed on a package of salmon fisheries that meets conservation goals for wild salmon populations and provides fishing opportunities on healthy stocks. Learn more >>

ABOUT WDFW
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Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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