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What an awesome morning on Lake Roosevelt today

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
What an awesome morning on Lake Roosevelt today. Lots of big beautiful triploids plus 1 - 20" kokanee and, the big fish of the season so far, a massive 24" 5 and 1/2 lb slab Kokanee! Give me a call and
(More...) (Friday, February 3, 2023)

Three days of razor clam digging on Copalis Beach starts Friday, Feb. 3

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers today confirmed razor clam digging reopens at Copalis Beach on Friday, Feb. 3, followed by additional opportunities on Feb. 5 and Feb. 7. "Copalis Beach still remains the only location
(More...) (Thursday, February 2, 2023)

Awesome day today on Lake Roosevelt

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
            Wow! What an awesome day today on Lake Roosevelt. Along with our 15 keeper fish, we released an additional 5 smaller Kokanee. It's going to be a great season on the big lake!   #blackysguideservice   #blackysfishing #rockymountaintackle #nwbaitandscent #velocityrods #teamrmt #teamvelocity #lakeroosevelt #fish
(More...) (Friday, January 27, 2023)

Sturgeon retention closing in The Dalles and John Day pools this week

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Wednesday, Jan. 25 will be the last day to retain sturgeon in The Dalles Pool (mainstem Columbia River from The Dalles Dam upstream to John Day Dam and adjacent tributaries) and Sunday, Jan. 29 will be the last day
(More...) (Tuesday, January 24, 2023)

Our winter chinook “Blackmouth” season opens up February 1st!

by CAPTAIN RICH
Two of a few Uniflite Salty Dogs,in the Puget Sound charter fleet headed to the Edmonds moorage!Our winter chinook “Blackmouth” season opens up February 1st! We got a spot for you or your group on the Doghouse. Www.Nwfishingcharters.Com @cannondownriggers @humminbirdfishing
(More...) (Tuesday, January 24, 2023)

Three days of razor clam digging on Copalis Beach only starts Saturday, Jan. 21

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today shellfish managers confirmed razor clam digging reopens at Copalis Beach only on Saturday, Jan. 21, followed by additional opportunities on Jan. 23 and Jan. 25. "We know this is short notice but promised
(More...) (Friday, January 20, 2023)

Lake Roosevelt is already fishing fantastic

by BLACKY'S GUIDE SERVICE
What a way to start off our 2023 fishing year. Lake Roosevelt is already fishing fantastic. We should have an incredible spring season. Don't delay. Book your trips now for prime days! It's goingnto be a season to remember! #blackysguideservice #blackysfishing
(More...) (Tuesday, January 17, 2023)

Update to steelhead fishing restrictions in the Columbia River

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Effective Jan. 6 through March 31, 2023, the Columbia River mainstem is closed to both angling for and retention of steelhead from The Dalles Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border (upstream of McNary Dam). The rule has been modified to
(More...) (Thursday, January 5, 2023)

WDFW seeks applications for Puget Sound Recreational Crab and Shrimp Advisory Committee

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking applications for a volunteer committee that advises the Department on Puget Sound recreational crab and shrimp fishing issues. The Recreational Crab and Shrimp Advisory Committee (RCSAC) provides an important
(More...) (Thursday, January 5, 2023)

Razor clam digs on all coastal beaches remain closed due to persistent marine toxin levels

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The recreational razor clam season on all coastal beaches remains closed until further notice, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. Razor clam test results released on Dec. 22 indicate domoic acid levels
(More...) (Friday, December 23, 2022)

Columbia River Angler Survey

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
COLUMBIA RIVER FISHERY NOTICE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/management/columbia-river WDFW and ODFW ask for your input on recreational fall Chinook salmon seasons in the mainstem Columbia River. Please complete this survey at https://publicinput.com/columbiariverfallchinook no later than Jan.
(More...) (Wednesday, December 14, 2022)

New WDFW report recommends 1,000-yard buffer around endangered Southern Resident orcas

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Biennial report outlines adaptive management recommendations for recreational boaters, commercial whale watching operators  OLYMPIA – A new report released by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recommends that the Legislature increase the vessel buffer for recreational boaters, commercial whale
(More...) (Thursday, December 1, 2022)

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