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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Washington

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?
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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.

  • Washington state delays Dungeness crab season
  • Officials in Washington state say Dungeness crab season will start two weeks later due to harmful algae. KING-TV reports ( that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday that the opening of the season on ...
  • Olympian
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  • 11/18/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • Five Great Ways to Prepare Salmon
  • When the salmon fisheries are open for recreational fishing depends on multiple factors, so check the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife for updates ( If you already caught your fish, or bought your fish, handling and cooking is
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  • 9/25/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • More than 100,000 salmon still on the loose after Cooke escape
  • Nearly a month after structural damage allowed hundreds of thousands of Atlantic salmon to escape from a Cooke Aquaculture fish farm on Cypress Island in Washington State, officials estimate that more than 100,000 of the salmon remain in the waters ...
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  • 9/19/2017 2:03:00 PM
  • Protest seeks shutdown of Atlantic salmon farms in Washington state
  • (Reuters) - Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean’s Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salmon that they say threaten dwindling stocks of wild fish.
  • Reuters
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  • 9/16/2017 11:21:00 AM
  • RV Travel Newsletter Issue 811
  • Visit Spectrum RV. Washington State Fish and Wildlife enforcers say they’ve broken up a poaching ring — led by a man who used his position as a campground host to facilitate illegal hunts. Authorities allege that Eddy Dills (age 57) of Longview ...
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  • 9/16/2017 4:00:00 AM
  • Fishers Protective Status Upheld by Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • The rare, weasel-like fisher will remain on Washington state’s endangered species list, despite signs that it’s making a comeback since being reintroduced. Reintroductions have been successful at reestablishing fisher populations throughout much of the ...
  • Nisqually Valley News
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  • 9/14/2017 9:28:00 PM
  • Mount Rainier National Park Releases Fish Management Plan
  • Alternative 2, the preferred alternative, would implement revised fishing regulations consistent with NPS, Washington state, and Endangered Species Act policy, while providing for continued recreational fishing opportunities. Nonnative fish would ...
  • Nisqually Valley News
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  • 9/14/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • VIDEO: Washington State officials give lesson in catching Cooke's salmon
  • With an estimated tens of thousands of escaped Atlantic salmon still roaming around the Pacific Northwest waters, Washington state officials are hoping to drum up more interest among recreational anglers to help capture the fish. So far, Washington ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 9/14/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Cooke escape makes pages of The New Yorker
  • Cooke Aquaculture's catastrophic salmon escape made the pages of The New Yorker Tuesday with the headline: "Washington State’s Great Salmon Spill and the Environmental Perils of Fish Farming." The magazine -- which has a circulation of over a million ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 9/14/2017 7:02:00 AM
  • Escaped Atlantic salmon reported 250 km north of collapsed fish farm
  • Escaped farmed Atlantic salmon have swam as far as 250 kilometres north of Washington state's San Juan Islands, where they broke free from a ruptured pen containing an estimated 305,000 fish broke last month. The non-native species of salmon have been ...
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  • 9/14/2017 4:51:00 AM
  • Washington’s fish farms governed by decades-old guidelines
  • Washington state’s guidelines for fish farms include things such as where they should be located and how many fish can be farmed in how much water. These guidelines are more than three decades old: They date back to 1986. “We know that the old ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 9/8/2017 1:43:00 AM
  • You should eat more little, oily fish
  • Farmed fish also sometimes escape and mess with the local environment. In Washington state, hundreds of thousands of non-native Atlantic salmon escaped into an unprepared Puget Sound last month. Fishermen and scientists worry that the new fish could out ..
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  • 9/7/2017 5:04:00 PM
  • Washington’s Fish Farms Are Governed By Decades-Old Guidelines
  • Washington state’s guidelines for fish farms include things like where they should be located and how many fish can be farmed in how much water. These guidelines are more than three decades old: they date back to 1986. “We know that the old ...
  • OPB
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  • 9/7/2017 3:03:00 AM
  • Washington’s Fish Farms Are Governed By Decades-Old Guidelines
  • A damaged net pen at Cooke Aquaculture's facility on Cypress Island is shown on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Megan Farmer Washington state’s guidelines for fish farms include things like where they should be located and how many fish can be farmed in how ...
  • KUOW
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  • 9/7/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • New consumption advice for Hanford Reach fish
  • The Washington State Department of Health recently added the 150-mile stretch of the Columbia River from McNary Dam to the I-90 bridge near Vantage to its growing list of waterways with fish consumption advisories. After testing levels of mercury and ...
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  • 9/7/2017 12:02:00 AM
  • More than 160,000 Atlantic salmon escape Washington fish farm
  • Photo by Hans-Petter Fjeld/Wikipedia Sept. 4 (UPI) — A Canadian-owned fish farm in Washington state capsized last month, resulting in more than 160,000 invasive Atlantic salmon invading the waters of Puget Sound, which could cause problems for the ...
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Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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