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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.

  • Paving & fish barrier projects on Hwy 12 will bring delays
  • Drivers can plan now for a busy construction season on Highway 12, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. In a release, drivers should expect alternating lane closures during paving and fish barrier removal projects. “US 12 ...
  • KXRO
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  • 4/20/2018 6:34:00 PM
  • Move fish farms onto land
  • Re: “Washington state’s fish-farm phaseout spills into Canada,” March 4. One hundred fish farms on B.C.’s coast. About 6,000 related jobs. If they were moved into tanks on land, I can’t help but think it would create even more jobs. Construction ...
  • Times Colonist
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  • 3/11/2018 7:31:00 AM
  • Late-run winter steelhead are biting
  • The Chinook fishing will be good until May. This river, which is known for producing giant wild steelhead, including the current Washington state record at 32.75 pounds, has been slow so far. The most recent survey showed that 26 anglers caught and ...
  • tdn
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  • 3/9/2018 6:08:00 PM
  • B.C. government looks to the future with land-based aquaculture
  • After the Washington State Senate passed a bill last Friday to phase out Atlantic salmon open-net fish farming in state waters by 2025, British Columbia's First Nations hailed the move, raising hope the provincial government would do the same.
  • Digital Journal
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  • 3/9/2018 1:47:00 AM
  • Matt Dickerson: Steelhead fishing and the Olympics
  • THE AUTHOR DISPLAYS the mammoth 38-inch, 18-pound steelhead trout he landed during a recent fishing expedition on the Olympic Peninsula off Washington state. It was the largest steelhead he has ever caught. Photos courtesy of Matthew Dickerson A brisk wind
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 3/8/2018 3:48:00 PM
  • Fish farm ban 'the right move' Indigenous leader says
  • The vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs praised Washington state's move to ban fish farms Monday — saying "a perfect mechanism" for this province to follow suit is just a few months away. On Friday, Washington state's senate finalized ...
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 3/6/2018 4:06:00 PM
  • Washington's net-pen fish farm ban has Canadian consequences
  • SEATTE, Wash. — A conservationist says Washington state legislature's recent decision to phase out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms shows how pushing a species' biological limits can be bad for Canadian business. Neville Crabbe of Canada's Atlantic ...
  • Finance Yahoo
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  • 3/6/2018 7:13:00 AM
  • B.C. salmon farmers react to Washington state ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 3/5/2018 10:54:00 PM
  • Fish farm ban 'the right move' Indigenous leader says
  • The vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs praised Washington state's move to ban fish farms Monday — saying "a perfect mechanism" for this province to follow suit is just a few months away. On Friday, Washington state's senate finalized ...
  • CBC.ca
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  • 3/5/2018 6:03:00 PM
  • Washington: No Smelt-Dipping This Year on Cowlitz River
  • Eulachon, more commonly known as smelt, were listed in 2010 as a threatened species from Washington state to the Mexican border under the federal Endangered Species Act. In 2014, after a three-year closure, WDFW opened a two-day sport fishery on the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/5/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • B.C., fish farmers react to Washington State ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • cbc.ca on MSN.com
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  • 3/4/2018 1:58:00 PM
  • Washington's net-pen fish farm ban has Canadian consequences
  • SEATTE, Wash. — A conservationist says Washington state legislature's recent decision to phase out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms shows how pushing a species' biological limits can be bad for Canadian business. Neville Crabbe of Canada's Atlantic ...
  • Sudbury
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  • 3/4/2018 1:49:00 AM
  • B.C., fish farmers react to Washington state ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • CBC.ca
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  • 3/3/2018 8:09:00 PM
  • Scientists sound alarm over Washington state's push to ban salmon farming
  • A group of four prominent fisheries scientists wrote an open letter to members of the Washington state Senate and House, expressing "alarm" over plans to eliminate salmon aquaculture. They said the move comes without “understanding the ramifications of ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/1/2018 6:39:00 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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