Donate Scale From Diamond Lake Whopper, Maybe Win $50

Donate Scale From Diamond Lake Whopper, Maybe Win $50

Diamond Lake anglers who harvest rainbow trout over 20 inches can help ODFW maintain the lake’s quality fishery by providing scale samples from their catch. ...
SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

John Day Pool – 35 boats/89 rods kept 333 walleye and released 133 walleye. ...

Quillayute, Sol Duc To Open May 1 For Springers

Reason for action: Allows sport harvest opportunity for hatchery spring Chinook as agreed to under the 2021 co-management Harvest Agreement for spring and summer salmon fisheries ...
WDFW: Despite ‘Difficult Times For Salmon … There Should Still Be Some Good Opportunities’ For Anglers

WDFW: Despite ‘Difficult Times For Salmon … There Should Still Be Some Good Opportunities’ For Anglers

Despite a strong projected coho return to the state’s ocean waters, this year’s Washington salmon seasons largely reflect continued low runs of some wild Chinook ...
Oregon, Washington Ocean Salmon Seasons Adopted

Oregon, Washington Ocean Salmon Seasons Adopted

The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations for 2021. The seasons provide recreational and commercial opportunities for most of the Pacific ...
Low Waters At 2 Southern Oregon Lakes Lead To Rogue Valley Trout Stocking Changes

Low Waters At 2 Southern Oregon Lakes Lead To Rogue Valley Trout Stocking Changes

In response to very low water levels at Howard Prairie and Hyatt reservoirs, ODFW is moving planned rainbow trout stocking to other waterbodies. ...
More Washington Coast Waters Reopening For Crabbing

More Washington Coast Waters Reopening For Crabbing

Effective immediately, recreational Dungeness crab fisheries on the Washington coast from areas south of Point Chehalis will reopen to crab fishing -- including the popular ...
Pikeminnow Reward Season Begins Early For Columbia Point Anglers; 6 New Temp Stations Coming Too

Pikeminnow Reward Season Begins Early For Columbia Point Anglers; 6 New Temp Stations Coming Too

Registered anglers fishing near the Tri-Cities, Washington, can fish and turn in northern pikeminnow beginning April 19 as part of an early opening trial of ...
WDFW Commission To Hold Special Meeting On Coastal Steelhead Issues

WDFW Commission To Hold Special Meeting On Coastal Steelhead Issues

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commissioners will hold a special public meeting next week via Zoom to talk about this past winter\'s coastal steelhead restrictions and ...
Starkey Forest Elk Tags Reduced; Study Looking At Wapiti Impacts To Mule Deer

Starkey Forest Elk Tags Reduced; Study Looking At Wapiti Impacts To Mule Deer

The number of elk tags available for two hunts in Starkey Experimental Forest this fall will be reduced from what is currently printed in the ...
3 Washington Anglers Fined, Banned As Many As 10 Years From Fishing In Canada

3 Washington Anglers Fined, Banned As Many As 10 Years From Fishing In Canada

On February 24, 2021, Washington State residents Bradley Wolgamott, Geoffrey Hoover, and Jonathan Magee, plead guilty in Campbell River Provincial Court to numerous violations of ...
New Idaho C&R Steelhead Record Set

New Idaho C&R Steelhead Record Set

The fish measured 39.25 inches long - beating Samuel Brumbaugh\'s previously held record by 1.25 inches. ...
WDFW Commission Sets 2021-23 Hunting Regs, Updates Hatchery And Prospecting Policies, Denies Hoh Petition

WDFW Commission Sets 2021-23 Hunting Regs, Updates Hatchery And Prospecting Policies, Denies Hoh Petition

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the 2021-23 hunting rules package and a new Anadromous Salmon and Steelhead Hatchery Policy during a four-hour conference ...
SW WA, Columbia Gorge Pools Fishing Report (4-12-21)

SW WA, Columbia Gorge Pools Fishing Report (4-12-21)

Lewis River – 41 bank rods kept one Chinook and released two Chinook jacks. 10 boats/19 rods released one steelhead. ...
Oregon Spring 2021 Turkey Hunting Forecast

Oregon Spring 2021 Turkey Hunting Forecast

Turkey hunting opportunities have expanded significantly in the last 20 years. Hunters can now find good turkey hunting beyond just southwest Oregon and into the ...
Willamette Valley, Roseburg Turkey Hunting By Reservation Program Back Again

Willamette Valley, Roseburg Turkey Hunting By Reservation Program Back Again

A program launched last year to help turkey hunters reserve a hunt on private land in western Oregon (Willamette Valley and Roseburg) is back up ...
Halibut Season Begins April 22 On Washington’s Inside Waters, May On The Coast

Halibut Season Begins April 22 On Washington’s Inside Waters, May On The Coast

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today the expected dates of this year’s halibut fishing season, kicking off April 22 in some ...
Idaho Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast ‘Looking Pretty Positive’

Idaho Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast ‘Looking Pretty Positive’

According to Idaho Fish and Game biologists around the state, turkey hunters in Idaho can expect more of the same in 2021 — which is ...
Lower Columbia Managers Provide Spring Chinook Fishery Update

Lower Columbia Managers Provide Spring Chinook Fishery Update

Lower Columbia anglers caught an estimated 2,900 hatchery spring Chinook through April 4, the last day of the initial season, including 90 percent of the ...
West Fork Chehalis Returning To Old Channel, Helping Fish Passage At 1960s’ Barrier

West Fork Chehalis Returning To Old Channel, Helping Fish Passage At 1960s’ Barrier

Starting in summer 2021, construction will begin to remove a fish passage barrier on the West Fork Chehalis River. In partnership with Weyerhaeuser Company, Lewis ...
$18M For Wildlife Work On Washington’s Highway 97 In Proposed Transportation Budgets

$18M For Wildlife Work On Washington’s Highway 97 In Proposed Transportation Budgets

Potential good news for deer and drivers in Northcentral Washington: Both the state House and Senate transportation budgets include $18 million for a project to ...
Tri-Cities Walleye Trip Renews Early Spring Tradition

Tri-Cities Walleye Trip Renews Early Spring Tradition

Last year with the whole Covid lockdown we were unable to attend our annual walleye weekend with TJ Hester of Hester\'s Sportfishing, so this year ...
Controlled Burns Planned For 7 Eastside Wildlife Areas

Controlled Burns Planned For 7 Eastside Wildlife Areas

Annual prescribed burns on Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) lands in eastern Washington are planned to start in April, as conditions allow. Controlled ...
SW WA, Lower Columbia, Gorge Pools, Hanford Fishing Report (4-5-21)

SW WA, Lower Columbia, Gorge Pools, Hanford Fishing Report (4-5-21)

Sec 1 (Bonneville) – 197 bank anglers kept 10 Chinook and released one Chinook. 6 boats/12 rods kept two Chinook and released one Chinook. ...
MARiNE 1™ – High Performance Lubricant/Protectant

MARiNE 1™ – High Performance Lubricant/Protectant

MARiNE 1™ Green Engineered USDA Certified Bio-based Products designed to Clean Lube and Protect your Boat to provide the best protection available. ...
Gray Harbor Reopens For Crabbing

Gray Harbor Reopens For Crabbing

Reason for action: Based on recent marine toxin test results, the Washington Department of Health has determined that Dungeness crab are safe for human consumption ...
Washington Spring Bear Hunt Can Proceed After Court Denies Sisters’ Petition

Washington Spring Bear Hunt Can Proceed After Court Denies Sisters’ Petition

A Washington court has denied a petition against this spring\'s special permit black bear hunt this afternoon, meaning the season can begin as scheduled April ...
Comment Period On New WDFW Non-native Game Fish Policy Extended A Month

Comment Period On New WDFW Non-native Game Fish Policy Extended A Month

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is extending an opportunity for the public to weigh in on development of a policy to guide ...
With Washington Turkey Season Set To Begin, Best Northeast, Klickitat Bets

With Washington Turkey Season Set To Begin, Best Northeast, Klickitat Bets

With Washington\'s spring turkey season coming up – the youth hunt is this weekend – here\'s what WDFW biologists in two of the state\'s best ...
An Interesting Week At North Of Falcon

An Interesting Week At North Of Falcon

These have been active days in the Western Washington salmon fishing world. As North of Falcon negotiations on 2021-22 Chinook, coho, pink, sockeye and chum ...