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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Washington?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • Washington fish growers urge Senate to stop salmon farm bans
  • The Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA) has asked lawmakers to reject any bans or phase outs on the farming of Atlantic salmon in Washington state waters. On a hearing held on February 19 with the Senate Natural Resources Committee, Dan Swecker ...
  • FIS
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  • 2/21/2018 6:25:00 PM
  • Washington Lawmakers Must Vote Against Fish Farm Ban
  • OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA) is calling on lawmakers to vote down any bans or phase outs on the farming of Atlantic salmon in Washington state waters—as proposed in HB 2957, for example.
  • Markets Insider
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  • 2/21/2018 2:12:00 AM
  • Washington senator calls on B.C. to phase out net pen fish farms
  • “So what we have to do is manage our transboundary region in a responsible way. And I hope Washington state will pass this legislation and move in this direction and I hope that British Columbia will do the same.” Ranker says some fish farm leases are ...
  • CHEK News
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  • 2/20/2018 6:37:00 PM
  • A Handheld DNA Scanner Could Crack Down on Wildlife Identity Theft
  • Five months later, on a gray November morning, Baisch and Holmes met with two officers from the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. They wanted to show off the latest version of the device and demonstrate how it could help the officers ...
  • The Atlantic
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  • 2/9/2018 5:36:00 PM
  • Fish Passage Barrier Removal Program Accepting Grant Applications
  • According to a statement on the WDFW website, “The last great, strategic investment for salmon survival in Washington State is removing the barriers that prevent fish from reaching many thousands of acres of pristine and restored habitat in the ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 2/8/2018 6:51:00 PM
  • A fish story: Family serves up rainbow trout to local markets
  • He raises the fish from eggs shipped from Washington state. “I don’t look at anybody in this industry as competition, and if we had another trout farm open up in Jackson County next week, I’d say more power to them,” he said adding he has let local ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/6/2018 6:58:00 AM
  • Report blames negligence, not eclipse, for Washington fish farm collapse
  • A scathing report by three Washington state government departments says a fish farm company falsely blamed the collapse of its Puget Sound net pens on a solar eclipse and misrepresented the volume of escaped fish. The report issued by the state departments
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 2/3/2018 2:06:00 AM
  • 1 dead in helicopter crash while capturing deer near the Snake River
  • A helicopter crash Saturday afternoon killed one person and injured two others during an Eastern Washington project to capture deer for a Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife survey. The three people on board were associated with Hells Canyon .
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 1/29/2018 7:27:00 PM
  • Fish tale worth billions for Washington state
  • THE US Supreme Court in Seattle has said it will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration – a development the state Attorney-General is ...
  • NT News
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  • 1/29/2018 8:30:00 AM
  • Fish farming done right can benefit all of us
  • Tribes, Washington state and private parties have all turned to aquaculture to increase populations and harvest. Much of the fish eaten worldwide is farmed. The question is whether we want to import fish from countries where farmed seafood is unregulated .
  • Union-Bulletin
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  • 1/27/2018 2:33:00 AM
  • DFO’s Plan to Gut Rules Protecting Wild Salmon From Fish Farm Disease
  • The province controls ocean leases for fish farms, dozens of which come due in June. Washington State recently froze new fish farm licences in the wake of a catastrophic escape of over 300,000 farmed Atlantic salmon. The future of the Norwegian aquaculture
  • The Tyee
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  • 1/11/2018 6:58:00 AM
  • Fishing simplifications to be decided on next Friday
  • RIDGEFIELD- The long wait for next year’s fishing simplifications will finally come to an end. Next Friday, Jan. 19, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife committee will reveal its decisions on what proposed fishing simplifications they ...
  • iFIBER One News
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  • 1/11/2018 1:56:00 AM
  • JBLM fishing hole open for chum salmon
  • Even for those who have common access cards, all recreational fishers must have a current Washington state fishing license to fish on the base. They must also have a salmon catch record card, which comes free with a fishing license. Getting a fishing ...
  • nwguardian.com
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  • 1/5/2018 12:22:00 AM
  • WSU Study Finds Self-Fertilizing Fish Swim in Surprisingly Deep Gene Pool
  • Still though, the fish’s propensity for sustaining self-love is what has piqued the interest of scientists at Washington State University. A recent study conducted in part by Luana Lins, a postdoctoral researcher in the WSU School of Biological Science ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 1/4/2018 7:08:00 PM
  • Hatchery Fish Often Fail in the Wild. Now We Might Know Why
  • But it does open new avenues to explore. In Washington State, hatchery-spawned steelhead also do poorly in the wild. But Penny Swanson, division director of the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, says that while epigenetics may play a part, there are ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/3/2018 10:45:00 AM
  • Best Fish Finders For Use in Kayaks—2017
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing and has caught nearly every species of fish in Washington State. I remember the first time ever seeing a fish finder. In his selfless quest to try to keep my brother and me happy on family fishing trips .
  • skyaboveus.com
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  • 1/2/2018 2:22:00 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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