Hunting season-setting and rulemaking

2020-2021 season-setting rules and regulation proposals

WDFW is seeking public comments on proposed recommendations for 2020-2021 hunting seasons. The public was given the opportunity to submit written comments from February 6-26, 2020.

Proposed cougar hunting rules

As part of this year's season setting, WDFW proposed four options related to cougar harvest guidelines. To learn about the four options, Watch this video.

On February 13, the department hosted a digital open house, with a live Q&A about the proposed cougar changes.

Rule proposals and public comments

The next opportunity for public comment will be at the March Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting:
March 13-14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Red Lion Columbia Center
1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd.
Kennewick, Washington 99336