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State seeks grant proposals to remove barriers to fish migration; informational webinar Oct. 27

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The Brian Abbott Fish Barrier Removal Board will accept grant proposals beginning in November for projects to remove barriers that prevent salmon and steelhead from swimming upstream. The board’s grant program is administered jointly by the Washington Department of
(More...) (Wednesday, October 20, 2021)

WDFW approves next round of razor clam digs for Washington coast

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers have approved the next round of razor clam digs, kicking off Tuesday, Oct. 19 on coastal beaches. The announcement comes after the Washington Department of Health confirmed this week that
(More...) (Thursday, October 14, 2021)

Hanford Ranch Giants

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
Hanford Reach. Land of the Giants. These are special special fish!
(More...) (Friday, October 8, 2021)

Public invited to Oct. 26 virtual coastal steelhead town hall; Members of Ad-hoc Coastal Steelhead Advisory Group announced

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fishery managers are inviting the public to join them at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, for a virtual town hall to gather feedback ahead of the 2021-2022 coastal steelhead season. It marks
(More...) (Thursday, October 7, 2021)

WDFW seeks public input on updates to recreational fishing rules

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is currently seeking public comment on updates to a variety of fishing rules and regulations affecting state waters. The proposed changes would have several effects, including reclassifying bull trout, Dolly Varden,
(More...) (Thursday, October 7, 2021)

6lb. Channel Catfish

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
6lb. channel cat catfish, Snake River
(More...) (Wednesday, October 6, 2021)

Cascade River coho season extended from mouth to Rockport-Cascade Road Bridge

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Extends salmon seasons Tuesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 23. Location: Cascade River from mouth to Rockport-Cascade Road. Effective dates: Oct. 16 through Oct. 23, 2021. Rules: Salmon fishing is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, (Closed Sundays and Mondays), through October 23, 2021: Min. size
(More...) (Friday, October 1, 2021)

Quilomene bighorn sheep test positive for lethal bacteria

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
ELLENSBURG – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed the presence of a pneumonia-causing bacteria in the Quilomene bighorn sheep herd last month. WDFW wildlife biologists received reports of sick bighorn sheep near Wenatchee and collected samples to test
(More...) (Friday, October 1, 2021)

Chinook retention reopens below Warrior Rock Oct. 1

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Effective Friday, Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, the Columbia River will reopen to adult and jack Chinook salmon retention below Warrior Rock, fishery managers from Oregon and Washington decided today. From Buoy 10 upstream to the Tongue Point/Rocky Point Line,
(More...) (Wednesday, September 29, 2021)

Next round of razor clam digs approved for Washington coast

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
The latest round of razor clam digs has been approved for beaches on the Washington coast, with the first morning dig kicking off this Sunday. The first nine dig days were a big success, with many diggers hitting their increased
(More...) (Wednesday, September 29, 2021)

Our 2021 Fishing Season is a Wrap!

by SEA BREEZE CHARTERS STAFF
Hello Anglers! Our 2021 Fishing Season is a Wrap! Special Thanks goes out to each and every one of our customers who fished with us this season. We absolutely appreciate your business and enjoyed having you onboard with us throughout the
(More...) (Tuesday, September 28, 2021)

Coho salmon fishing doesn't get any better than this

by CHRIS HOAG
Coho salmon fishing doesn't get any better than this. Easy limits by 9.00 AM. We're getting this beauties out front of Edmonds and Kingston in beautiful Puget Sound wasington. We're trolling fast at around 2.5 to 3.5 miles per hour and the fish
(More...) (Sunday, September 26, 2021)

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