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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.

Just pan and zoom the map to select the fishing area of your interest, then hover with your mouse over the pushpins to see fishing forecast for each location.

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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.

  • Braun Proposes State Constitutional Protections for Hunting and Fishing
  • A state Senate joint resolution co-sponsored by Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, of the 20th District, would amend the Washington state constitution to protect the right to hunt and fish if approved. The proposal, called Senate Joint Resolution 8206 ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 2/18/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • 5 things to do this weekend: hit the road, go ice fishing and more
  • It’s not too late to go ice fishing in Washington state. It just requires driving east for a bit. And some patience. Here’s how to go about it. 5. Taste some sour beers. The Pine Box in Capitol Hill will have quite a lineup for its Sour Beer Blowout ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 2/17/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Teanaway Community Forest fencing to help fish
  • we’ll have to wait and see,” Fudacz said. William Meyer, a habitat biologist with the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the Teanaway Community Forest is a vital watershed for endangered steelhead and chinook salmon populations.
  • Daily Record
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  • 2/3/2017 9:37:00 PM
  • Fishery Managers Delay Decision on Smelt, Other Columbia Fisheries
  • OLYMPIA – Washington state fishery managers have delayed setting a recreational smelt-fishing season on the Cowlitz River until they can better gauge the size of this year's run. In a joint meeting Tuesday with their Oregon counterparts, they also ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/3/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • BC Freshwater Sport Fishing Economic Impact Report
  • 638 % of BC population with Licence 3.8% 6.7% 9.6% 9.8% 10.2% 9.5% 1.3% 2010 angler breakdown 83% BC residents 8% Alberta residents 2% Other parts of Canada 2% Washington State 5% Other US states and Europe TRACKING THE ELUSIVE ANGLER Anglers who fish in .
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  • 2/1/2017 8:49:00 AM
  • KP Likely Unaffected by State Fishing-Rules Controversy
  • NOF was created in response to the Boldt Decision, a 1974 court case in which Judge George Boldt ruled that Washington state’s treaties entitled recognized Indian tribes to roughly half of Puget Sound’s total harvestable fish. One of the major purposes ...
  • Key Peninsula News
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  • 1/29/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • Huge fish loss at Washington state hatchery
  • CENTRALIA, Wash. — After months of rampant rumors and speculation coming off of the Cowlitz River, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has finally confirmed what many area anglers had feared. Of the roughly 625,900 steelhead and 90,600 ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/26/2017 10:23:00 PM
  • Report Spotlights Cost Of Invasive Species To Washington Fishing, Hunting
  • Visit the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board’s Web page to request free publications about noxious weeds. · Visit the Washington Department of Agriculture’s Pest Program Web page to learn more about some of the plant and insect pests that thr ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 1/12/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Fishing Update
  • Will we continue on the same path towards the downfall of recreational fishing in Washington State, or can things get better? I'm not going to say it's up to you, but it will definitely help for each of us to do what we can do.
  • San Juan Islander
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  • 1/2/2017 11:24:00 AM
  • Washington state goes with transgenic fish ban
  • Washington state has permanently banned transgenic fish from its waters, including fish farms in Puget Sound and marine waters three miles from shore. The ban comes as the Food and Drug Administration considers an application to approve transgenic salmon .
  • IntraFish
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  • 12/18/2016 11:53:58 PM
  • Fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • TACOMA - A longtime Washington state fishing guide pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based Swanny's Guided Fishing ..
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 12/16/2016 8:32:55 AM
  • Salmon attempt to swim across street for a fish booty call
  • When heavy rains caused rivers to flood local streets in Washington state, the diverted waters forced migrating salmon to take an unusual route to their mating grounds. The energetic fish were filmed flopping their way across a flooded street, refusing to
  • New York Post
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  • 12/6/2016 5:48:49 PM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • FISHING – A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon, the Associated Press reports. Photos of the fish posted .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/1/2016 8:50:43 AM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • A longtime Washington state fishing guide pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based Swanny's Guided Fishing .
  • Tacoma News Tribune
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  • 11/30/2016 5:17:09 AM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge alleging he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon from the Cowlitz River. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based ...
  • Olympian
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  • 11/30/2016 4:41:22 AM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge alleging he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon from the Cowlitz River. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based ...
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 11/30/2016 4:41:22 AM
  • Hunting, fishing licenses sold online again
  • Washington state is also back online. About 10 to 20 percent of hunting and fishing sales occur online at the three states. Pearson said it’s difficult to tell if some hunters or anglers couldn’t get Idaho licenses, but that it appeared most figured ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 11/30/2016 2:11:02 AM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses available online again in Idaho
  • Idaho Fish and Game spokesman Mike Keckler says it's still not clear if any personal information was stolen, and that the FBI continues to investigate. Oregon resumed online sales in early September with added security, and Washington state is also back ..
  • Olympian
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  • 11/29/2016 11:30:34 AM
  • Fish Hatchery Enviro. Review Missing Climate Change Impact
  • Law360, New York (November 22, 2016, 6:04 PM EST) -- A federal district judge Tuesday ruled that an environmental review of a Washington state fish hatchery was arbitrary in that the National Marine Fisheries Service didn’t properly consider the effects ..
  • Law 360
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  • 11/22/2016 10:58:54 PM
  • Vibrio Infection Associated with Fish from WA Asian Food Center
  • A woman from King County in Washington state was diagnosed with a wound caused by the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus on November 10, 2016. She was preparing tilapia fish purchased from the Asian Food Center at 14509 NE 20th Street in Bellevue. The woman ...
  • Food Poisoning Bulletin
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  • 11/19/2016 7:39:03 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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