WDFW News Releases News Releases issued by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife http://wdfw.wa.gov/ State Government en-us webmaster@dfw.wa.gov (WDFW Webmaster) WDFW will close Black Lake launch site to install new boat ramps, other upgradeshttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0315a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0315a/Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Ringold Springs Columbia River access improvedhttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0315b/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0315b/Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Anglers can keep hatchery and wild coho in ocean marine areashttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215a/Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700WDFW eases restrictions, closures on some rivers affected by droughthttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215b/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215b/Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Hunting prospects look good, but wildfires may limit accesshttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215c/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/sep0215c/Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Fishery managers rescind moratorium on Columbia River sturgeon fishinghttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug3115a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug3115a/Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700WDFW invites public to help identify conservation and recreation prioritieshttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815a/Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Positions open on Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Recreational Anglers Boardhttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815b/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815b/Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700North coast of Washington reopens to crab fishinghttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815c/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2815c/Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Anglers allowed two chinook salmon off Ilwaco beginning Saturdayhttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715b/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715b/Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Most of Puget Sound closes to crabbing Sept. 7; summer catch reports due Oct. 1http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715a/Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Buoy 10 chinook fishery to close Friday after record catch rateshttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715c/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2715c/Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Anglers must release wild chinook at Buoy 10 fishery starting Aug. 24http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2115a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2115a/Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Commission rejects petition to rescind cougar guidelineshttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2115b/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug2115b/Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700Neah Bay reopens daily for chinook retentionhttp://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug1915a/http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/aug1915a/Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700