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Fishing Washington

EZFishing brings you Washington's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing fish feeding forecasts and interactive maps showing each location's GPS coordinates, nearby restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops, current weather and forecast and, if available, their water conditions.
Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 9662 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Washington Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Washington.

Washington Fishing Forecast

Check out what are Washington Fishing hotspots, and which fish species can be caught at this time.

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Washington Fishing Regulations

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Washington Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Washington Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of the Washigton State's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Washington Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Washington.

  • Ghostfish Brewing to Release First Bottled Sour Beer
  • At 5% ABV and 8 IBU, this summer seasonal Cranberry-Hibiscus Gose incorporates cranberry juice sourced from Starvation Alley Cranberry Farms—Washington State’s first organic cranberry farm —out of Long Beach, WA. To celebrate its release, Ghostfish ...
  • beveragetradenetwork.com
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  • 5/29/2017 4:49:00 AM
  • Living with Wildlife
  • Solutions to Problems There were no documented coyote attacks on humans in Washington state until 2006. In April 2006, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers euthanized two coyotes in Bellevue (King County)after two young children were bitten
  • wdfw.wa.gov
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  • 5/29/2017 2:47:00 AM
  • Ghostfish Brewing to Release First Bottled Sour Beer
  • At 5% ABV and 8 IBU, this summer seasonal Cranberry-Hibiscus Gose incorporates cranberry juice sourced from Starvation Alley Cranberry Farms—Washington State’s first organic cranberry farm —out of Long Beach, WA. To celebrate its release, Ghostfish ...
  • Brewbound
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  • 5/27/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • Washington: Lake Roosevelt to Open for White Sturgeon Fishing
  • Reason for action: Fishery managers in Washington state and British Columbia began sturgeon hatchery programs in the early 2000s in response to a decades-long decline in the white sturgeon population in Lake Roosevelt. Survival rates for those hatchery ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2017 7:35:00 AM
  • Loophole allows illegal bear hunt involving dogs every year
  • Bear hides after a timber hunt. (Credit: Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife) Wathne was comfortable with the loophole in I-655 that allowed hound hunting to protect property by removing problem animals. “They were to be very specific and ...
  • KREM
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  • 5/24/2017 10:48:00 PM
  • Washington State May Have to Spend $2 Billion to Restore Salmon Habitat
  • Washington state may be forced to spend nearly $2 billon to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. KIRO 7's Graham Johnson is visiting culverts that need replacement, as well as those already finished. He's also checking ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Loophole allows illegal bear hunt involving dogs every year
  • Bear hides after a timber hunt. (Credit: Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife) Wathne was comfortable with the loophole in I-655 that allowed hound hunting to protect property by removing problem animals. “They were to be very specific and ...
  • KING 5
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  • 5/23/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • New sheriff talks fishing, coaching and Washington County’s drug problem
  • After graduating from Alexandria Technical College with a degree in law enforcement, Dan Starry started searching for a place to work. It was 1992, and the Washington County sheriff’s office was hiring. “My wife and I looked at it and saw that it was ...
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 5/20/2017 4:23:00 PM
  • What it’s Like to Fish Palouse Falls in Washington State
  • Fishermen often dream of spending some time on a body of water that has never seen any other fishermen. These untapped goldmines of fish catching goodness still exist, but they are becoming fewer and farther between. These days, you need to travel to ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 5/13/2017 4:23:00 PM
  • Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish
  • After the eggs are fertilized externally, they'll grow in large indoor tanks and some in floating net pens in Washington state's Puget Sound to be used for research. At this federal marine research station near Seattle, scientists are studying sablefish ..
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 5/8/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish
  • Once the eggs are fertilized externally, they'll grow in large indoor tanks and some in floating net pens in Washington state's Puget Sound to be used for research. At this federal marine research station near Seattle, scientists are studying sablefish ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 5/7/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • Kids Flock to Fort Borst Pond for Annual Lions Club Fishing Derby
  • The Marine Corps Auxiliary handled registration, and Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife employees checked limits. Also, Riverside Fire Authority personnel were on hand for emergencies unless they had to respond to a call.
  • Chronicle
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  • 5/4/2017 7:55:00 PM
  • Diving deep, WSU researchers find wealth of fish
  • VANCOUVER, Wash. - Washington State University marine biologists for the first time have documented a wealth of fish in the "vastly underexplored" deep coral reefs off Hawaii Island. The study gives fishery managers a more complete picture of fish species
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 5/3/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • Fish and Game assists two different groups on Mt. Washington
  • SARGENT'S PURCHASE — Fish and Game Conservation Officers responded to two separate rescue calls on Mt. Washington that occurred almost simultaneously on Saturday night. Officers said the first call came in at about 6:45 p.m. when Dyxie Lopez, 22, and ...
  • nh1.com
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  • 5/1/2017 2:22:00 AM
  • Phillips column: Walleye is a fish worth looking for
  • Because walleye are non-native species, and are very predatory, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife officially eliminated daily catch and size limits on walleye in the Columbia River up to Chief Joseph Dam as another step to help the ...
  • Yakima Herald
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  • 4/27/2017 4:26:00 AM
  • Love Fishing Gear? These 6 Buys Give Back
  • Costa’s Kick Plastic campaign encourages fishermen to ditch single-use water bottles and plastic bags. Washington state residents can drive home the importance of conserving native steelhead populations with an endangered wildlife license plate ...
  • gearjunkie.com
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  • 4/24/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • Columbia Park pond is stocked with fish
  • KENNEWICK, WA - Right now millions of trout are being stocked in lakes and ponds across Washington state, including the pond in Kennewick's Columbia Park. This is the 20th year that the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks the Columbia .
  • NBC Right Now
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  • 4/20/2017 12:03:00 AM
  • Fishing season on local lakes starts Saturday
  • The passes are transferable between two vehicles. Anglers who use Washington State Parks or Department of Natural Resource areas need a Discover Pass. Anglers should check fishing regulations on WDFW’s webpage at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/.
  • KXRO
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  • 4/19/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • This Washington state dam is trying to be fish-friendly
  • The Wanapum Dam is massive. It's a mile and a half across, spanning the width of the mighty, rushing Columbia River. "It really looks like a concrete wall with transformers and electrical wires coming off of it. On the right bank, those are the spillways..
  • NewsWorks
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  • 4/13/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for April 13
  • Hunters may enter the drawings at license vendors, Fish and Game offices, online here, or by calling 1-800-554-8685. The Washington State Council International Federation of Fly Fishers 11th annual Fly Fishing Fair will run May 5-6 at the Kittitas Valley .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 4/12/2017 10:52:00 PM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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