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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.

  • 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
  • skyaboveus.com
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  • 6/25/2017 7:13:00 AM
  • Choosing the Right Type of Fishing Line
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing for and catching nearly every species of fish in Washington State. Depending on the size of the outdoors shop you frequent, or the inventory of the online shop you've been browsing, you may be presented .
  • skyaboveus.com
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  • 6/24/2017 10:12:00 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife ready to roll in Ridgefield
  • The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) is bidding adieu to its regional headquarters in Vancouver next week. Beginning Monday, July 3, the department will operate out of a recently completed $8 million facility in Ridgefield.
  • vbjusa.com
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  • 6/24/2017 12:33:00 AM
  • Fish culverts case emits another wake-up beep
  • Federal courts continue to hold Washington state government’s feet to the fire when it comes to addressing past sins of the settlers. This is especially true with harm done to the interests of Northwest tribes and their treaty fishing rights. A 9th ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 6/22/2017 11:43:00 AM
  • Fish culverts case emits another wake-up beep
  • Federal courts continue to hold Washington state government’s feet to the fire when it comes to addressing past sins of the settlers. This is especially true with harm done to the interests of Northwest tribes and their treaty fishing rights. A 9th ...
  • Olympian
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  • 6/21/2017 3:48:00 AM
  • Biotoxin levels close recreational shellfishing
  • The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) closed all Whatcom County beaches north of Sandy Point for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish last week. During routine testing, the agency found unsafe levels of a dangerous biotoxin that can cause
  • The Northern Light
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  • 6/15/2017 12:03:00 AM
  • Top 3 Best Ultralight Spinning Reels—2017
  • HuntnFish has spent many years on the water fishing for and catching nearly every species of fish in Washington State. There are a number of reasons people choose ultralight fishing gear. Perhaps you're planning a backpacking trip and want to keep your ...
  • skyaboveus.com
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  • 6/14/2017 5:16:00 AM
  • Fishing in Washington: 2017-2018 Sportfishing Rules Pamphlet
  • This pamphlet is effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and contains information you need to legally fish throughout Washington State. Be sure to check for emergency fishing rule changes before heading out! See: https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules ...
  • wdfw.wa.gov
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  • 6/9/2017 10:46:00 PM
  • Free fishing days this weekend
  • It is free fishing weekend in Washington state on Saturday and Sunday, so get those tackle boxes ready. Two free fishing events are planned for children 14 and under on Saturday: Kiwanis Kids Fishing Derby: Registration is at 9 a.m., with the event from 10
  • Daily Record
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  • 6/8/2017 8:16:00 PM
  • Rob Phillips Column: Free fishing weekend a chance to get kids involved
  • In an effort to help up the chances for folks to bring a fish or two home for the frying pan, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife hatchery folks are planting tens of thousands of fish in lakes around the state. In Central Washington ...
  • Yakima Herald
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  • 6/8/2017 1:17:00 AM
  • Anglers can fish for free June 10-11
  • 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 ...
  • waheagle.com
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  • 6/8/2017 12:58:00 AM
  • Fishing boat owner fined for oil spill at Ocean Shores
  • The Washington Department of Ecology has also ordered JP Fishing LLC to reimburse Washington state $29,142 for its response efforts, helicopter flights, and lab sample analysis. The vessel washed up on the beach after striking a submerged rock near the ...
  • Washington State Department of Ecology
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  • 6/6/2017 9:04:00 PM
  • Reel in the fun during Free Fishing Weekend
  • Additionally, a Discover Pass is not needed on Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lands, but it is required on Washington State Park lands on Sunday and on Department of Natural Resources lands all weekend. All other rules, including those ...
  • KING 5
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  • 6/6/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • ‘Free Fishing Weekend’ in Washington state is June 10-11
  • OLYMPIA – Grab your fishing pole! “Free Fishing Weekend” is scheduled for June 10-11. 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 ...
  • Q 13 Fox
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  • 6/5/2017 9:28:00 PM
  • Reel it in! Fishing is free this weekend in Washington state
  • by: KIRO 7 News Staff Updated: Jun 5, 2017 - 12:06 PM No fishing license? No problem on free fishing weekend in Washington state, June 10 and 11. On Free Fishing Weekend no vehicle access pass or Discover Pass will be required to park at any of the nearly
  • kiro7.com
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  • 6/5/2017 7:43:00 PM
  • Washington: Skagit River to Open to Sockeye Fishing
  • Action: Open a section of the Skagit River to fishing for sockeye salmon. Effective dates: June 11 through July 15, 2017. Species affected: Sockeye salmon. Location: SKAGIT RIVER (Skagit County) from Hwy. 536 at Mt. Vernon (Memorial Hwy. Bridge) to the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Free fishing weekend set in Washington
  • Anyone may fish without a license in Washington state on June 10 and 11. “If you haven’t fished in Washington, or want to introduce fishing to someone new to the sport, this is the weekend to get out here,” said Steve Thiesfeld, of the Washington ...
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 6/3/2017 1:37:00 AM
  • Free Fish Weekend is June 10 and 11
  • 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 10th and 11th. During these two days there is no license required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open ...
  • KREM
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  • 6/2/2017 3:55:00 AM
  • Ghostfish Brewing to Release First Bottled Sour Beer
  • At 5% ABV and 8 IBU, this summer seasonal Cranberry-Hibiscus Gose incorporates cranberry juice sourced from Starvation Alley Cranberry Farms—Washington State’s first organic cranberry farm —out of Long Beach, WA. To celebrate its release, Ghostfish ...
  • beveragetradenetwork.com
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  • 5/29/2017 4:49:00 AM
  • Living with Wildlife
  • Solutions to Problems There were no documented coyote attacks on humans in Washington state until 2006. In April 2006, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers euthanized two coyotes in Bellevue (King County)after two young children were bitten
  • wdfw.wa.gov
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  • 5/29/2017 2:47:00 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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