Contact the Commission

Mailing Address
600 Capitol Way N.
Olympia, WA 98501-1091

Phone: 360-902-2267
Fax: 360-902-2448

Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Larry Carpenter, Vice Chair


Dave Graybill, Commissioner

Dave Graybill, CommissionerDave Graybill is a life-long resident of Washington State, a graduate of the University of Washington, and lived and worked in the Seattle area before moving home to the Wenatchee area in the early 90s.

Dave is an active angler and also dedicates much of his time to management issues of the fisheries Eastern Washington and specifically Region 2 and the Columbia River basin. He has served on the Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement Board since its inception. He is also on the Citizen Advisory Board for the Upper Columbia Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Board.  Dave was a founding member and active with the Ad Hoc Committee on Upper Columbia Recreational Fishing Group. He also has served for many years on the boards of the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival and Friends of Northwest Hatcheries.

He is also so involved in wildlife organizations such as the Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association, and the Lake Chelan Sportsman’s Association. Plus, conservation organizations such as the Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and a member of the Coastal Conservation Association since it formed a local chapter in Wenatchee.

Dave has also founded and helped organize youth fishing events in Rock Island Washington, Leavenworth Washington and Moses Lake. He was named Volunteer of the Year by the Wenatchee office of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the board of Wenatchee River Salmon Festival for his outreach and education efforts.

His business, FishingMagician.COM LLC, is dedicated to providing current information on sport fishing throughout Eastern Washington. He is featured weekly in newspapers in Eastern Washington and on a regular basis in the Seattle Times sports section. As a result he has a close working relationship with a long list of Federal and State agencies that impact sport fishing issues in Washington State, including the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Colville Confederated Tribes, Chelan, Grant and Douglas County PUDs and others.

(CURRENT TERM: 03/23/2015 – 12/31/2020