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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?
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.

  • Accessing Washington’s Outdoors
  • Washington State is recognized for its wide array of outdoor recreational activities and wildlife. The Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) encourages all persons with a disability to experience recreation in Washington's wonderful outdoors. Numerous ...
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  • 8/19/2017 5:59:00 AM
  • New operator chosen for Willow Creek Fish Hatchery
  • Originally known as the Stilly Snohomish Fisheries Enhancement Task Force, Lake Stevens-based Sound Salmon Solutions is one of 14 Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (RFEGs) chartered in 1990 by the Washington State Legislature. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit ...
  • My Edmonds News
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  • 8/18/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Sexualized Office Culture Prompts Fish Hatchery Firings
  • OLYMPIA (AP) — Four Washington state workers at a fish hatchery have been fired after an investigation by outside consultants hired by the Department of Fish and Wildlife found a sexualized office culture at the hatchery that led at least one woman to ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 8/17/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • Washington fish hatchery workers fired following probe
  • OLYMPIA - Four Washington state workers at a fish hatchery have been fired after an investigation by outside consultants hired by the Department of Fish and Wildlife found a sexualized office culture at the hatchery that led at least one woman to take a ..
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 8/17/2017 7:07:00 AM
  • RV Travel Newsletter Issue 806
  • Learn more. Watch out for bears, Washington officials warn Washington state officials are telling campers not to fear bears they may encounter in the wild, but to be aware. According to the Yakima Herald, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife ...
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  • 8/12/2017 4:00:00 AM
  • Fishermen rejoice as crab fishery safeguard made permanent
  • Washington state’s Dungeness crab industry brings US$61 million into the state’s economy annually. Crab fishermen in the state harvest an average of 9.5 million pounds of crab per year, supporting more than 60,000 maritime jobs. But crab populations ...
  • World Fishing
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  • 8/10/2017 2:57:00 PM
  • Alaska halts southeast commercial, sport king salmon fishing
  • Officials have been keeping a close eye on king salmon originating from Southeast Alaska, Northern British Columbia, the Fraser River of British Columbia and the coast of Washington state. Fish and Game Deputy Commissioner Charles Swanton says researchers
  • The Miami Herald
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  • 8/9/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • Fish Cutting Safety Tips
  • Many people in the Pacific Northwest fish for King Salmon, Lingcod and Halibut in the frigid ocean waters of Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State in the summer months. Fishing is only part of the process though; fish need to be cleaned and cut ...
  • Lawyers
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  • 7/30/2017 8:11:00 AM
  • Fishing and Family Fun for All: A History of Offut Lake
  • Offut Lake is open to sport fishing year round. Washington State Fish and Wildlife department access is on the west side of the lake. The water body is stocked with rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout. The lake also has native large-mouth bass, yellow perch
  • Thurston Talk
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  • 7/29/2017 1:03:00 PM
  • Salish Sea Marine Survival Project
  • It is the largest and most important research of its kind in the shared waters of British Columbia and Washington State, addressing a key uncertainty impeding salmon recovery and sustainable fisheries. The project will, for the first time, undertake a ...
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  • 7/27/2017 12:43:00 AM
  • DRAFT Washington State Elk Herd Plan: North Cascades Elk Herd
  • The North Cascades elk (Cervus elaphus) herd (commonly referred to as the Nooksack elk herd) is the smallest of ten herds formally recognized and managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and is the northernmost herd in western ...
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  • 7/25/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Skagit River extends sockeye fishery season
  • All rules that were in effect from June 1-July 15 on the Skagit River from the Washington State Route 536 bridge in Mount Vernon upstream to Gilligan Creek will remain in effect throughout the extension. Skykomish: Steelhead fishing has been slow in the ar
  • Tacoma News Tribune
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  • 7/15/2017 2:18:00 AM
  • Erik Eisele: Fishing, in two bites
  • I was heading for Washington state, but I had a few extra days before I was scheduled to meet friends. A bit of fishing sounded like good diversion. I grabbed my rod and headed for the shoreline. Like I said, I am no fisherman, so when I assembled my rod .
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  • 7/12/2017 12:36:00 PM
  • Top 3 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels— 2017
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing for and catching nearly every species of fish in Washington State. Having worked at a fishing store for many years, I can attest to the fact that there really is a difference between saltwater and ...
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  • 7/9/2017 2:14:00 AM
  • Best Fishing Rod Holders for Boats, Kayaks, Shore, and More
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing for and catching nearly every species of fish in Washington State. I remember as a kid the time my dad decided to buy some cheap knock-off rod holders for the family boat. It seemed like a great idea ...
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  • 7/9/2017 2:14:00 AM
  • 37 National Parks to Visit Before You Die
  • This is where people come to see the rugged beauty of Washington state up close. Boating and fishing are popular activities, though keep in mind there are risks, so be sure to map your route and plan for emergencies. A day hike on the Peabody Creek Trail .
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  • 7/5/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • 25 Awesome Day Trips from Vancouver, BC
  • It’s also the departure point for many whale watching tours that explore the Gulf Islands and the San Juan islands (in Washington State). On a sunny afternoon we like to visit the village and indulge in fish and chips and cold beer. Then we like to walk ..
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  • 7/3/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Clearing a path for fish passage on Camano
  • This project is entirely funded by state and federal grants, including the state Salmon Recovery Funding Board, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington State Conservation Commission and Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program ...
  • Stanwood Camano NEWS
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  • 7/1/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • Washington Outdoors Workshop for Women Sept. 15-17
  • OLYMPIA – Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting, and other outdoor skills in a September weekend workshop that includes sessions led by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) experts and other certified instructors. Scheduled for Sept .
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  • 6/29/2017 6:58:00 AM
  • Leave the s’mores at home. Campfires banned in E. Washington
  • Campfires will not be allowed on Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife land in Eeastern Washington under an emergency rule starting Friday. Fires, including campfires in fire rings, are prohibited, but personal camp stoves and lanterns fueled by
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 6/28/2017 2:41:00 AM
  • Best Salmon Trolling Reels—2017
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing for and catching nearly every species of fish in Washington State. Sometimes I forget there are other ways to catch salmon. You can drift fish for salmon, cast for salmon, jig for salmon, the list goes on
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  • 6/25/2017 7:13:00 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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