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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.


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.

  • No Discover Pass needed this weekend, plus free fishing
  • A Discover Pass is not required Saturday or Sunday in honor of National Get Outdoors Day and Fishing Day respectively. Washington State Parks offers several free days each year. Plus, Washington’s free fishing days are this weekend. No license is needed ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/8/2018 10:06:00 PM
  • Get Outdoors Day provides free recreation & fishing statewide
  • A Discover Pass will also not be required on Washington State Parks lands throughout the weekend, but will be required on DNR lands both days. “If you haven’t fished in Washington, or want to introduce fishing to someone new to the sport, this is the ...
  • KXRO
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  • 6/8/2018 7:03:00 PM
  • Free Fish Weekend is June 9 and 10
  • SPOKANE, Wash --- “Free Fishing Weekend” is almost here, it’s a time you can fish without a license in Washington state and it is on June 9th and 10th. During these two days there is no license required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open ...
  • KREM
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  • 6/8/2018 5:40:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend on the Line
  • Access to the nearly 700 WDFW managed water-access sites will be free of charge along with entrance to Washington State Parks. However, a Discover Pass will be required at Department of Natural Resources sites. "If you haven't fished in Washington ...
  • The Chronicle
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  • 6/7/2018 5:29:00 PM
  • A beautiful drive and some good fishing in the Methow Valley
  • WINTHROP — Washington state has a lot of good lakes for fishing, but through the years I always find myself heading back to the Methow Valley to wet a line whenever I can. Maybe it’s the drive on the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20), a spectacular ...
  • HeraldNet
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  • 6/7/2018 12:45:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 7
  • During these two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. River and stream fishing seasons are now open, but many waterways are not in condition for fishing, and some are actually ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/7/2018 3:59:00 AM
  • Washington: Free Fishing Days June 9-10
  • During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Anglers will also not need a Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement, otherwise required to fish for salmon and ...
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  • 6/6/2018 7:16:00 AM
  • ‘Free Fishing Weekend’ in Washington state is June 9-10
  • OLYMPIA – Grab your fishing pole! “Free Fishing Weekend” is scheduled for June 9-10. During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Anglers will not need a Columbia ...
  • Q13 Fox News
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  • 6/6/2018 12:19:00 AM
  • Free fishing event for kids at Spearfish
  • This event is held in conjunction with Washington state’s Free Fishing weekend, so a fishing license is not required. All other sport fishing rules apply, including size and catch limits. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own poles, bait and tackle ..
  • The Dalles Chronicle
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  • 6/5/2018 10:05:00 PM
  • Fish for free in Washington. No license required for 2 days
  • You will not need a license to fish in Washington state on June 9-10. On the annual Free Fishing Weekend, anglers not only can skip buying fishing licenses, but can use two poles and can fish for salmon and steelhead without purchasing the usually required
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 6/5/2018 3:54:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Derbies Scheduled at Area Lakes
  • Pre-registration for that event should be taken care of by June 30, by calling 1-800-899-4421. Children age 14 and under are allowed to fish for free all year round, but anyone age 15 and up is required to possess a Washington state fishing license.
  • The Chronicle
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  • 6/2/2018 4:43:00 AM
  • You can catch Washington fish next weekend without permit
  • Fishing licenses are not required to pull in some Washington state fish next weekend according to the Department of Fish and Wildlife. The June 9-10 opportunity is meant to help fisherman introduce people to the activity. While no licenses are required ...
  • KREM
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  • 6/1/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • WDFW’s Free Fishing Weekend June 9-10
  • During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Anglers will also not need a Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement, otherwise required to fish for salmon and ...
  • The Daily World
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  • 6/1/2018 2:14:00 AM
  • Washington: Fishing Reg Changes for Southwest Rivers
  • Cowlitz River: Open to night fishing June 16 to June 30, 2018 from the boundary markers at the mouth to the Lexington Drive Bridge; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead. Lewis River: Open to night fishing June 16 to June 30, 2018 from the mouth of the Lewis ..
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  • 5/31/2018 7:52:00 AM
  • Man discovers fishing line tied across Washington road
  • Sixty-six-year-old James Stidd was found and detained by Washington State Patrol...>> Lummi Nation tribal members traveled to Miami to call for the release of a whale that was taken from the Salish Sea 47 years ago. The Seattle Times reports that the orca
  • KHQ-Q6
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  • 5/30/2018 2:26:00 PM
  • How do pufferfish puff up?
  • My friend Wes Dowd is an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University who currently studies mussels and tiny crustaceans called copepods in tidepools. Much of his training was with fish, and he has always been ...
  • Moscow-Pullman Daily News
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  • 5/26/2018 7:17:00 AM
  • Student art selected for Kids’ Free Fishing Day
  • The Fishing Day project is a collaboration among the following organizations and businesses: ArtsWA (Washington State Arts Commission), Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, Dick’s Fishin’ Shop, Ecotrust ...
  • Methow Valley News
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  • 5/11/2018 7:41:00 PM
  • Less hunting and fishing means less revenue for Washington state agency
  • OLYMPIA — These are challenging times for leaders of the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife. And they are going to get more challenging in the coming months. Costs are rising to manage fisheries, protect endangered species, conserve habitats and ...
  • Union Bulletin
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  • 5/7/2018 4:23:00 PM
  • Fish Tacoma! Free Fishing Event (June 16th)
  • For more information, see the Facebook event. Speaking of free and fishing, don’t forget that June 10-11 is fee-free fishing weekend in Washington State! Make sure to read our post to get all the specifics.
  • The Coupon Project
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  • 5/4/2018 4:49:00 PM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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