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 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2020

Columbia River Scheduled To Open

Columbia River scheduled to open for spring Chinook on select days beginning May 5 OLYMPIA – The Columbia River spring Chinook fishery is scheduled to open for four days through mid-May, state... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2020

Snake River To Open

OLYMPIA – Anglers on the Snake River will be able to fish for spring Chinook salmon when fishing begins to reopen in Washington on May 5, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    February 1, 2020

Washington Salmon Forcasts Released

OLYMPIA – Fishery managers say the coming year may be another tough one for anglers in Washington, with low salmon returns expected again in 2020. The 2020 forecasts for Chinook, coho, sockeye, and... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    November 1, 2019

Coho Fisheries Modified

Action: •Anglers limited to 1 adult coho on lower Cowlitz and lower Kalama Rivers. •Release all adult coho on the Lewis River, Cedar Creek (including all tributaries), and Washougal River.... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    August 1, 2019

Washington Department of Fishand Wildlife To Use Drone

WDFW will use drones to count spawning salmon nests. SPOKANE- Starting in September and going through November of 2019, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will partner with... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2019

Washington - Hoh River To Open For Hatchery Chinook And Trout

Action: Opens hatchery chinook, trout and hatchery steelhead. Effective date: June 1 through June 30, 2019. Species affected: Hatchery chinook, trout, steelhead. Location: The Hoh River from the... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2019

Lower Kalama River Steelhead Retention Reopens

Hatchery steelhead retention reopens on the lower Kalama River, use of barbless hooks is voluntary Action: Retention of hatchery steelhead is open under permanent rule on the lower Kalama River. The u... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2019

Elwha River Fishing Closure

Extension of Recreational and Commercial Fishing Closure Announced for Elwha River and Its Tributaries OLYMPIA – The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Olympic National Park, and the Washington Department... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2019

Columbia River Chinook Opening

Third weekend opening planned for Columbia River spring chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam OLYMPIA – For the third weekend in a row, a section of the lower Columbia River will reopen for two days... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    October 1, 2018

Drano Lake To Close To All Fishing

Species affected: All species Location: In the waters downstream of markers on a point of land downstream and across from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery and upstream of the Highway 14... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    December 1, 2017

Nisqually River to open to sportfishing

Action: Open the Nisqually River to fishing for salmon and gamefish. Effective dates: Immediately through 11:59 p.m., Jan. 31, 2018. Species affected: Salmon, gamefish. Location: Nisqually River... Full story

 By John Koleszar    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Love What You Do!

I had an opportunity this past month to escape the looming desert heat and visit with my son in Portland, Ore. Part of our get together involved going salmon fishing in the Tilamook Bay area. Yes, we... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2017

Washington's Salmon Fisheries Set For 2017

Washington anglers can expect a mixed bag of salmon fisheries this year with slightly increased opportunities in the ocean, seasons similar to last year in the Columbia River, and continued... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2017

Spring Chinook Fishery Extended Again In Lower Columbia River

OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have again extended the initial sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River in response to poor fishing conditions caused by extremely... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    February 1, 2017

Washington - Marine Area 7 Salmon Season To Close Temporarily

Action: Marine Area 7 (San Juan Islands) will close to salmon fishing Feb. 11. Effective Date: Feb. 11, 2017, until further notice. Species affected: Salmon. Location: Marine Area 7. Reason for... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    January 1, 2017

Olympia - Commission Set To Consider Columbia River Salmon Policy

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider updating the state's reform policy on Columbia River salmon management during a meeting scheduled Jan. 13-14 in Vancouver, Wash.... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    September 1, 2016

Release Chinook Marked With Hole Punch In Upper Columbia River Fisheries

September 8, 2016 Action: Anglers are required to release chinook salmon that have a ¼-inch diameter (round) hole punched in the upper lobe of the caudal (tail) fin Effective dates: Sept. 15 ... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    September 1, 2016

Lake Washington To Open For Coho Fishing September 16

September 8, 2016 Contact: Kyle Adicks, (360) 902-2664 OLYMPIA – Anglers will have the opportunity to fish for coho salmon in Lake Washington starting Sept. 16, state salmon managers announced... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    June 1, 2016

Puget Sound-Area Waters Reopen For Fishing

OLYMPIA – Puget Sound-area fisheries that closed during an impasse in salmon-season negotiations will reopen immediately, state fish managers announced today. Regulations for fisheries in Puget... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Icicle River 0pens For Hatchery Chinook Fishing

Action: Opens Icicle River for hatchery chinook salmon. Effective dates: May 16, 2016, until further notice. Species affected: Hatchery spring chinook salmon. Locations: Icicle River (Chelan County).... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Limit On Spring Chinook Increased In The Snake River

Action: Increase limit to two adult spring chinook. Effective date: Immediately. Species affected: Chinook salmon. Locations: A) Below Ice Harbor Dam: Snake River from the South Bound Highway 12... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Anglers Will Get 3 More Days To Catch Spring Chinook Below And Above Bonneville Dam

OLYMPIA – The sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the Columbia River will reopen for three days beginning later this week under an agreement reached yesterday by fishery managers from... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Hatchery Spring Chinook Daily Limit Increased At Drano Lake

Action: Drano Lake anglers may retain up to 4 adult spring chinook salmon. Effective dates: May 15 through June 30, 2016 Species affected: Salmon and steelhead Location: Downstream of markers on... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Spring Chinook Fishery Closes Pending Run Update On Lower Columbia River

OLYMPIA – The first phase of the popular sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River will close at the end of the day Friday, April 8, one day earlier than previously... Full story

 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Lower Yakima River To Open For Spring Chinook Fishing

Action: Open the lower Yakima River to fishing for spring chinook salmon Species affected: Chinook salmon Dates: April 29 through June 15, 2016 Location: From the Hwy. 240 bridge in Richland (river... Full story


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