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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.

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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.

  • 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
  • Looking back at 2017: Part 3 — Highlights from July-September
  • (Washington State Department of Transportation photo) July 7 A truck that leaked fish oil created a traffic mess for commuters heading northbound on I-5 through Snohomish County. The biggest part of the spill was near the 164th Street Southwest off-ramp ..
  • My Edmonds News
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  • 12/31/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Why hatchery fish may fail in the wild
  • 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 ...
  • High County News
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  • 12/22/2017 6:25:00 PM
  • Proposed policy regarding steelhead fish continues to spark controversy
  • The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has been slowly working on implementing simplifications to the current fishing regulations. While the response has been mostly positive, there are a few propositions that are still being debated.
  • iFIBER One News
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  • 12/22/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • State shuts down Washington fish pens
  • A troubled fish pens facility owned by Cooke Aquaculture has been ordered to shut down following an order issued last Friday by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The facility, which houses some 700,000 fish off the coast of Port .
  • Redmond Reporter
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  • 12/21/2017 10:56:00 PM
  • Massive fish escape over summer prompts cancellation of salmon farm lease
  • SEATTLE — Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 12/19/2017 2:38:00 PM
  • Washington state cancels salmon farm lease after fish escape
  • SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state officials have canceled the lease of a salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult Atlantic salmon escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. The Seattle Times reports in a story on Sunday that Public Lands State Commissioner .
  • Union-Bulletin
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  • 12/18/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • State cancels Sound fish farm lease
  • SEATTLE - Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner ...
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 12/18/2017 8:29:00 AM
  • Washington state cancels salmon farm lease after fish escape
  • SEATTLE – Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner Hilary .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/18/2017 1:20:00 AM
  • Washington fish farm lease canceled after Atlantic salmon escape
  • Washington state officials have canceled the lease of a Port Angeles salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult Atlantic salmon escaped from another farm the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner Hilary Franz says the decision is final ..
  • KGW 8 Portland
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  • 12/18/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • Washington state cancels Atlantic salmon farm lease after fish escape
  • SEATTLE — Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner ...
  • Q13 FOX
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  • 12/18/2017 12:47:00 AM
  • Washington state cancels salmon farm lease after fish escape
  • Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. The Seattle Times reports in a story on Sunday
  • Rock Hill Herald
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  • 12/17/2017 6:02:00 PM
  • Washington fish farm lease canceled after Atlantic salmon escape
  • SEATTLE - Washington state officials have canceled the lease of a Cypress Island salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult Atlantic salmon escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner Hilary Franz says the decision is final ...
  • KING5.com
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  • 12/17/2017 5:24:00 PM
  • Washington salmon farm lease canceled after fish escape
  • SEATTLE - Washington state officials have canceled the lease of a Cypress Island salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult Atlantic salmon escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner Hilary Franz says the decision is final ...
  • KING5.com
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  • 12/17/2017 4:45:00 PM
  • Salmon fishing restrictions may get ‘severe’ – KING
  • California already is in that situation. A salmon fishing agreement between the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife and tribal co-managers is fueling continued angst by many recreational fishermen who fear it will force severe closures.
  • olyopen.net
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  • 12/15/2017 12:40:00 AM
  • Salmon fishing restrictions may get 'severe'
  • A salmon fishing agreement between the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife and tribal co-managers is fueling continued angst by many recreational fishermen who fear it will force severe closures. The Comprehensive Management Plan for Puget ...
  • KING5.com
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  • 12/13/2017 3:53:00 AM
  • Salmon fishing restrictions may get 'severe' in Washington
  • A salmon fishing agreement between the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife and tribal co-managers is fueling continued angst by many recreational fishermen who fear it will force severe closures. The Comprehensive Management Plan for Puget ...
  • KGW 8 Portland
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  • 12/13/2017 1:42:00 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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