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More than two dozen lakes across Eastern Washington open March 1 for trout fishing

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – More than two dozen Eastern Washington lakes open March 1 for trout fishing, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fishery managers announced today. “Early spring is a great time to get out fishing at some of our
(More...) (Wednesday, February 28, 2024)

Two additional days of sturgeon retention opens in The Dalles Pool

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens two days of white sturgeon retention. Effective dates: Immediately through April 30, 2024. Open for retention Feb. 24 and Feb. 28 only. All other days through April 30 are open for catch and release only. Species affected: White sturgeon. Location: Columbia River from The Dalles
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2024)

WDFW invites public participation in annual salmon season-setting process

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Washington’s North of Falcon process kicks off March 1 with statewide salmon forecast hybrid meeting in Olympia OLYMPIA – Fishery managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have scheduled numerous opportunities for the public to participate in setting
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2024)

UPDATE: Public comment period open for Washington three-year hunting season setting

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
This news release has been updated to include start time and information for accessing a virtual public hearing on March 26. OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is now accepting public comments on proposed rule changes to
(More...) (Thursday, February 22, 2024)

2024 Columbia River spring Chinook fishing seasons announced

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon on Wednesday approved this year’s recreational spring Chinook salmon fishing season for the Columbia River. The 2024 forecast for upriver spring Chinook is 121,000 fish, fewer than the 141,179 that returned to the
(More...) (Wednesday, February 21, 2024)

Roosevelt Lake Fishing Report

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
The Kokanee were elusive today but the triploids were more than happy to play. 15 more big fat triploids headed to the smoker. #blackysguideservice #blackysfishing #rockymountaintackle #teamrmt #teamvelocity #velocityrods #lakeroosevelt #washingtonstate #fish #fishing
(More...) (Tuesday, February 20, 2024)

Winter Chinook fishery opens four days per week starting March 1 in Marine Areas 10 and 11

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Winter Chinook fishing in Marine Area 10 (Seattle/Bremerton Area)and Marine Area 11 (Tacoma-Vashon Island) opens four days per week – Wednesdays through Saturdays only – starting March 1, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fishery managers announced today. “Given the
(More...) (Tuesday, February 20, 2024)

Sport clam, oyster, and mussel season to open March 1 through April 30 at Penrose Point State Park

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens sport clam, oyster, and mussel harvest at Penrose State Park. Effective date: March 1 through April 30, 2024. Species affected: All clams, oysters, and mussels. Location: Penrose Point State Park, Pierce County. Reason for action: The clam, oyster, and mussel season at Penrose Point State Park was
(More...) (Tuesday, February 20, 2024)

WDFW approves five days of coastal razor clam digs starting Feb. 21; additional tentative digs planned for March

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Razor clam diggers can look forward to more opportunities on coastal beaches beginning Feb. 21, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) coastal shellfish managers confirmed today. “This next round of February dates should offer plenty of daylight harvest
(More...) (Thursday, February 15, 2024)

Another fantastic day on Lake Roosevelt

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
It was a foggy morning today but once it burned off and the sun came so did the fish! Another fantastic day on Lake Roosevelt. Dates available. #blackysguideservice #blackysfishing #rockymountaintackle #velocityrods #teamrmt #teamvelocity #lakeroosevelt #trophykokanee #kokanee #kokaneefishing #kokaneesalmon #nationalpark #washingtonfishing #thetugisthedrug
(More...) (Tuesday, February 13, 2024)

Three limits of nice chunky triploids from Lake Roosevelt

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
A great little meat run this morning. Three limits of nice chunky triploids from Lake Roosevelt. #rockymountaintackle Bahama dodgers paired with hornet spinners and plankton squids were money once again. #blackysguideservice #blackysfishing #rockymountaintackle #velocityrods #teamrmt #teamvelocity #lakeroosevelt #fishing #fish #thetugisthedrug
(More...) (Monday, February 12, 2024)

One-day smelt fishery announced for Cowlitz River on Thursday, Feb. 15

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
RIDGEFIELD – Smelt-dipping will return to the banks of the Cowlitz River as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved a one-day recreational fishery on Thursday, Feb. 15. During the limited opener, a designated portion of the Cowlitz River in
(More...) (Monday, February 12, 2024)

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