Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife - Fishing, hunting, recreation

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The law, which removes the fishing license exemption for each species, goes into effect June 6, 2024. 

Fish Washington is a free mobile application designed to convey up-to-the-minute fishing regulations for every lake, river, stream, and marine area in the state.

Wild Chinook in the Snoqualmie and Skykomish rivers are endangered, with impacts from drought increasing the need to protect them.

Each spring, black bears emerge from their winter dens, and there are simple precautions to help avoid conflicts that can put both people and wildlife at risk.

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