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

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If anglers catch northern pike in new areas, WDFW asks that they kill the pike immediately and do not release it, take a photo, and report it.

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.

Next WDFW Commission meeting

June 14, 2024 Special Fish Committee
Web conference

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