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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.

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

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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 fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • FISHING – A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon, the Associated Press reports. Photos of the fish posted .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 12/1/2016 8:50:43 AM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • A longtime Washington state fishing guide pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based Swanny's Guided Fishing .
  • Tacoma News Tribune
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  • 11/30/2016 5:17:09 AM
  • Washington fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge alleging he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon from the Cowlitz River. Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based ...
  • Olympian
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  • 11/30/2016 4:41:22 AM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses available online again in Idaho
  • Idaho Fish and Game spokesman Mike Keckler says it's still not clear if any personal information was stolen, and that the FBI continues to investigate. Oregon resumed online sales in early September with added security, and Washington state is also back ..
  • Olympian
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  • 11/29/2016 11:30:34 AM
  • Fish Hatchery Enviro. Review Missing Climate Change Impact
  • Law360, New York (November 22, 2016, 6:04 PM EST) -- A federal district judge Tuesday ruled that an environmental review of a Washington state fish hatchery was arbitrary in that the National Marine Fisheries Service didn’t properly consider the effects ..
  • Law 360
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  • 11/22/2016 10:58:54 PM
  • Vibrio Infection Associated with Fish from WA Asian Food Center
  • A woman from King County in Washington state was diagnosed with a wound caused by the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus on November 10, 2016. She was preparing tilapia fish purchased from the Asian Food Center at 14509 NE 20th Street in Bellevue. The woman ...
  • Food Poisoning Bulletin
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  • 11/19/2016 7:39:03 AM
  • Washington's fishing fleet due for a big makeover
  • The fishing fleet in Washington State is getting older, and it’s due for a big upgrade. A new study says that work could bring in billions of dollars for the state. That could help save the region’s struggling shipyards. But first you’ll have to ...
  • KUOW
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  • 11/17/2016 8:55:59 PM
  • Discovering the Word of Wisdom: Are Fish Ordained by God?
  • (For just one example, see The Washington State Department of Health, “Reduce Exposure to Contaminants in Fish.”) These contaminants can have very serious health consequences, especially for babies in utero and young children, but also for adults as well.
  • ldsmag.com
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  • 11/15/2016 5:06:18 AM
  • Columbia reopened for coho, steelhead fishing
  • Wild Snake River fall chinook salmon have cleared the Columbia River, according to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. Fishing for salmon and steelhead had been closed since Oct 22 to protect Snake River fall chinook, which are listed as
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 11/7/2016 12:39:37 PM
  • Lenore and Dry Falls lakes are good choices for late-autumn trout fishing
  • Lenore is one of the few lakes in Washington State that have Lahontan cutthroat. These beautiful fish have made a comeback in Lenore and last year the fall season was very good. It is popular with fly fishers, but anglers that toss lures from shore also ..
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 11/4/2016 11:02:57 AM
  • NOAA Names Habitat Conservation Award Winners
  • Mapes has been an environmental reporter with the Seattle Times since 1997. She earned acclaim for a newspaper series, and 2013 book, about the removal of Washington State's Elwha Dam, which is considered the most extraordinary fish habitat conservation ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/31/2016 5:59:53 AM
  • Snohomish, Skykomish and Wallace rivers to open for gamefish
  • (OLYMPIA, WA.) -- The Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday it is extending the fishery for coho salmon on the Snohomish, Skykomish and Wallace Rivers through November 30. State and tribal co-managers had agreed to limited coho ...
  • skyvalleychronicle.com
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  • 10/22/2016 12:51:26 PM
  • In the Fall: Fly Fishing Washington State's Hidden Gems
  • Before trucker hats were a fixture of his wardrobe, Paul Moinester spent years wearing a suit and tie championing major conservation initiatives as a senior legislative aid in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tired of being an armchair-conservationist ..
  • filson.com
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  • 10/4/2016 11:57:01 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife data breach leaves Washington residents concerned
  • Since then, reporter Haley Gibbs found out that citizens all over Washington state are being notified that their personal information may have been compromised. Haley spoke with one of these people in Yakima, and he said that he knows at least 25 people ..
  • NBC Right Now
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  • 10/3/2016 9:03:25 AM
  • Oregon Managers Adopt Robust Plan to Protect Forage Fish
  • With the adoption of the regulations, Oregon joins Washington state, as well as the federal government, in protecting these forage species in their Pacific waters, leaving only California without such safeguards. The California Department of Fish and ...
  • pewtrusts.org
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  • 9/26/2016 11:59:21 PM
  • Experts say low oxygen, high temperatures caused fish ‘die off’
  • Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington State Department of Ecology visited the lake on Monday to determine the cause of the issue. Justin Spinelli, fisheries biologist at the Washington Department of Fish and ...
  • Whidbey News Times
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  • 9/24/2016 11:22:57 AM
  • Lone Lake fish ‘die off’ estimated at 1,000
  • Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington State Department of Ecology visited the lake on Monday to determine the cause of the issue. Justin Spinelli, fisheries biologist at the Washington Department of Fish and ...
  • South Whidbey Record
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  • 9/23/2016 11:12:48 PM
  • We Know Why The Midshipman Fish Sings
  • To investigate what prompts the fish to sing only after nightfall, researchers at Cornell University collected male midshipmen from the shores of California and Washington State. Fish kept in total darkness continued to follow cycles of humming and silence
  • Popular Science
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  • 9/22/2016 4:33:07 PM
  • New Washington wetland “bank” advances fish habitat restoration
  • The project is the first mitigation bank in Washington designed to offset impacts on both wetlands and fish habitat under the respective authorities of the Corps of Engineers and NOAA, and the Washington State Departments of Ecology and Fish and Wildlife .
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 9/21/2016 11:33:39 AM

Washington Guides/Outfitters

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Washington Fishing Clubs

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Washington Weather

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