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  • 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
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  • 5/29/2017 2:47:00 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 ...
  • Brewbound
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  • 5/27/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • Washington: Lake Roosevelt to Open for White Sturgeon Fishing
  • Reason for action: Fishery managers in Washington state and British Columbia began sturgeon hatchery programs in the early 2000s in response to a decades-long decline in the white sturgeon population in Lake Roosevelt. Survival rates for those hatchery ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2017 7:35:00 AM
  • Loophole allows illegal bear hunt involving dogs every year
  • Bear hides after a timber hunt. (Credit: Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife) Wathne was comfortable with the loophole in I-655 that allowed hound hunting to protect property by removing problem animals. “They were to be very specific and ...
  • KREM
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  • 5/24/2017 10:48:00 PM
  • Washington State May Have to Spend $2 Billion to Restore Salmon Habitat
  • Washington state may be forced to spend nearly $2 billon to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. KIRO 7's Graham Johnson is visiting culverts that need replacement, as well as those already finished. He's also checking ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Loophole allows illegal bear hunt involving dogs every year
  • Bear hides after a timber hunt. (Credit: Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife) Wathne was comfortable with the loophole in I-655 that allowed hound hunting to protect property by removing problem animals. “They were to be very specific and ...
  • KING 5
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  • 5/23/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • New sheriff talks fishing, coaching and Washington County’s drug problem
  • After graduating from Alexandria Technical College with a degree in law enforcement, Dan Starry started searching for a place to work. It was 1992, and the Washington County sheriff’s office was hiring. “My wife and I looked at it and saw that it was ...
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 5/20/2017 4:23:00 PM
  • What it’s Like to Fish Palouse Falls in Washington State
  • Fishermen often dream of spending some time on a body of water that has never seen any other fishermen. These untapped goldmines of fish catching goodness still exist, but they are becoming fewer and farther between. These days, you need to travel to ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 5/13/2017 4:23:00 PM
  • Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish
  • After the eggs are fertilized externally, they'll grow in large indoor tanks and some in floating net pens in Washington state's Puget Sound to be used for research. At this federal marine research station near Seattle, scientists are studying sablefish ..
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 5/8/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish
  • Once the eggs are fertilized externally, they'll grow in large indoor tanks and some in floating net pens in Washington state's Puget Sound to be used for research. At this federal marine research station near Seattle, scientists are studying sablefish ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 5/7/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • Kids Flock to Fort Borst Pond for Annual Lions Club Fishing Derby
  • The Marine Corps Auxiliary handled registration, and Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife employees checked limits. Also, Riverside Fire Authority personnel were on hand for emergencies unless they had to respond to a call.
  • Chronicle
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  • 5/4/2017 7:55:00 PM
  • Diving deep, WSU researchers find wealth of fish
  • VANCOUVER, Wash. - Washington State University marine biologists for the first time have documented a wealth of fish in the "vastly underexplored" deep coral reefs off Hawaii Island. The study gives fishery managers a more complete picture of fish species
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 5/3/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • Fish and Game assists two different groups on Mt. Washington
  • SARGENT'S PURCHASE — Fish and Game Conservation Officers responded to two separate rescue calls on Mt. Washington that occurred almost simultaneously on Saturday night. Officers said the first call came in at about 6:45 p.m. when Dyxie Lopez, 22, and ...
  • nh1.com
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  • 5/1/2017 2:22:00 AM
  • Phillips column: Walleye is a fish worth looking for
  • Because walleye are non-native species, and are very predatory, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife officially eliminated daily catch and size limits on walleye in the Columbia River up to Chief Joseph Dam as another step to help the ...
  • Yakima Herald
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  • 4/27/2017 4:26:00 AM
  • Love Fishing Gear? These 6 Buys Give Back
  • Costa’s Kick Plastic campaign encourages fishermen to ditch single-use water bottles and plastic bags. Washington state residents can drive home the importance of conserving native steelhead populations with an endangered wildlife license plate ...
  • gearjunkie.com
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  • 4/24/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • Columbia Park pond is stocked with fish
  • KENNEWICK, WA - Right now millions of trout are being stocked in lakes and ponds across Washington state, including the pond in Kennewick's Columbia Park. This is the 20th year that the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks the Columbia .
  • NBC Right Now
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  • 4/20/2017 12:03:00 AM
  • Fishing season on local lakes starts Saturday
  • The passes are transferable between two vehicles. Anglers who use Washington State Parks or Department of Natural Resource areas need a Discover Pass. Anglers should check fishing regulations on WDFW’s webpage at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/.
  • KXRO
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  • 4/19/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • This Washington state dam is trying to be fish-friendly
  • The Wanapum Dam is massive. It's a mile and a half across, spanning the width of the mighty, rushing Columbia River. "It really looks like a concrete wall with transformers and electrical wires coming off of it. On the right bank, those are the spillways..
  • NewsWorks
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  • 4/13/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fish and game report for April 13
  • Hunters may enter the drawings at license vendors, Fish and Game offices, online here, or by calling 1-800-554-8685. The Washington State Council International Federation of Fly Fishers 11th annual Fly Fishing Fair will run May 5-6 at the Kittitas Valley .
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 4/12/2017 10:52:00 PM
  • Fishing On a Charter Boat? Here Are Some Tips
  • My son Sam with a nice king caught 2 years ago on a charter in Washington state. My other son Joe and I this past weekend on Monterey Bay. No fish, but we still had fun! This year’s salmon season is expected to be short because of low returning salmon ...
  • cbslocal.com
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  • 4/12/2017 6:23:00 PM
  • Kids fishing day set for April 29
  • The statewide program was created to provide more fishing opportunities for youngsters in Washington state, according to a press release from the city of Longview. Children from 5 to 14 years old can participate. The fishing area will be netted with 2,500
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 4/7/2017 5:57:00 AM
  • Commercial silver salmon fishing could return to Lower Kuskokwim this summer
  • Commercial fishing could be returning to the Lower Kuskokwim this summer. Washington state fish buyer Pacific Harvest Seafood is working to anchor a fish processing vessel along the Bethel seawall from late July through August to buy silver salmon from ...
  • KDLG 670AM 89.9FM Public Radio
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  • 4/6/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Washington Lowland Lakes and Fishing Derby Open April 22
  • The passes are transferable between two vehicles. Anglers who use Washington State Parks or Department of Natural Resource areas need a Discover Pass. Information on the pass can be found at http://discoverpass.wa.gov/ Before heading out, anglers should ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/4/2017 8:23:00 AM
  • Fisherman convicted of discharging oily waste
  • SEATTLE — The owner of a fishing vessel has been convicted in federal court of discharging oily waste into Washington state’s coastal waters, in violation of the Clean Water Act. Bingham Fox, owner of the Native Sun, was convicted this week following a ...
  • The Republic
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  • 4/1/2017 6:42:00 PM
  • Revealing the Unknowns of an Unusual Catch a Sixgill Shark
  • And though they’re typically deepwater fish, the sharks are sometimes also found in some surprisingly shallow waters, such as Puget Sound in Washington State. It’s thought that there’s just one global species of this shark, but if the new specimen is ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/30/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • 340K Fingerlings Lost at Trout Hatchery
  • More than a quarter-million trout fingerlings at the Chelan Fish Hatchery in Washington state were lost recently due to heavy rains. According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, around 340,000 rainbow, brook and tiger trout fingerlings ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/29/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • Leisure Time: Toy boat building, fly fishing fair, help clean a bridge
  • To inquire, contact Steve Jahn, 425-830-4981 or stevedianjahn@gmail.com. The nonprofit Washington State Council International Federation Fly Fishers will host the annual Fly Fishing Fair in Ellensburg, May 5-6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kittitas Valley Event
  • Stanwood Camano NEWS
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  • 3/28/2017 3:35:00 PM
  • Ghostfish Brewing Introduces Meteor Shower Blonde Ale
  • Ghostfish Brewing is the first and only dedicated gluten-free craft brewery located in Washington state. Since opening in February 2015, Ghostfish Brewing has been exploring the uncharted waters of never before-used brewing techniques and testing the ...
  • Brewbound
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  • 3/22/2017 2:53:00 PM
  • Boaters warned of WS River fish traps
  • The work is being supported by grants from the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the Clark-Skamania Flyfishers. This work is part of an effort by scientists from several agencies and the Yakama Nation to study the distribution and ...
  • Hood River News
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  • 3/22/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Some fish-wildlife legislation still alive in Olympia
  • Substitute version would put Washington State University instead of the state Fish and Wildlife Department in charge of monitoring affected elk and coming up with solutions. SJR 8206: Amending the state Constitution through a general election vote to ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 3/19/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • Fish habitat protection program stirs controversy
  • Washington state’s hamstrung program for protecting fish habitat is overdue for a makeover. Facing potential budget cuts, lawsuits, and threats of more endangered fish species, the agency that runs the program is hoping 2017 will be be the year it gets ...
  • invw.org
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  • 3/17/2017 7:04:00 AM
  • Big News for Animal Masseuses, Auctioneers and Fishing Guides
  • The market in Washington state is flooded with jobs requiring a license — animal masseuse, auctioneer, boxing announcer, fishing guide, landscape architect, manicurist and horse floater, to name a few. They just can’t keep up with the demand.
  • glennbeck.com
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  • 3/15/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • Washington: State Seeks Comment on Salmon Fisheries
  • OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have scheduled more than a dozen public meetings through mid-April – including three in eastern Washington –as they continue to develop this year's salmon fishing seasons. The public meetings are opportunities for ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/13/2017 4:59:00 AM
  • Cowlitz Fishing Guide Fined for Killing Wild Coho, Clipping Fins
  • However, that action was caught on the web broadcast, and the activity was reported to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. According to the DOJ release, Swann told investigators the adipose fins could have been photoshopped. This week ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 3/9/2017 7:40:00 PM
  • Local fishing guide fined $7,500 for killing wild coho
  • However, the incident was caught on the web broadcast and reported to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. When contacted by authorities, Swann first lied about the conduct, saying the photos of the fish with the adipose fin still intact .
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 3/8/2017 1:57:00 AM
  • Washington Reports Likely Low Returns of Wild Salmon
  • "We'll rely heavily on input from the public to set priorities for fisheries." Adicks encourages anglers, commercial fishers and others interested in Washington state salmon fisheries to attend one of nearly 20 public meetings scheduled on setting salmon .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • Thousands go home empty-handed after one-day smelt fishery
  • LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's Department of Fish and Wildlife opened up a highly anticipated one-day season for smelt fishing on the lower Cowlitz River — but maybe no one told the smelt. Thousands of people turned out with dip-nets in hand ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 2/25/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Washington: One-Day Smelt Harvest On Cowlitz Feb. 25
  • Ten pounds is about a quarter of a five-gallon bucket. No fishing license is required to dip for smelt in Washington state. This marks the fourth year that the state has allowed smelt fishing since 2010, when the species – also known as eulachon – was ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Smelt highlight fisheries in Columbia River regional fishing report
  • Each dip-netter may retain 10 pounds of smelt per day, with no more than one day’s limit in possession. Ten pounds is about a quarter of a five-gallon bucket. No fishing license is required to dip for smelt in Washington state.
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 2/22/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • The case of fish escaping out of Blackmans Lake
  • SNOHOMISH — Fish planted in Blackmans Lake are escaping to waters they shouldn’t, and the city, at the request of the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, is looking to block their passage. The city will be constructing and installing ...
  • snoho.com
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  • 2/22/2017 2:46:00 AM
  • 5 Tactics For Winter Trout
  • And well, ice-fishing just didn’t do it for me. Sorry, ice-anglers. Then in 2015, I moved to western Washington state, where I quickly learned, there’s always something to do outdoors, regardless of the word in all-caps at the top of the calendar page.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 2/21/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Braun Proposes State Constitutional Protections for Hunting and Fishing
  • A state Senate joint resolution co-sponsored by Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, of the 20th District, would amend the Washington state constitution to protect the right to hunt and fish if approved. The proposal, called Senate Joint Resolution 8206 ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 2/18/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • 5 things to do this weekend: hit the road, go ice fishing and more
  • It’s not too late to go ice fishing in Washington state. It just requires driving east for a bit. And some patience. Here’s how to go about it. 5. Taste some sour beers. The Pine Box in Capitol Hill will have quite a lineup for its Sour Beer Blowout ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 2/17/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Teanaway Community Forest fencing to help fish
  • we’ll have to wait and see,” Fudacz said. William Meyer, a habitat biologist with the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the Teanaway Community Forest is a vital watershed for endangered steelhead and chinook salmon populations.
  • Daily Record
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  • 2/3/2017 9:37:00 PM
  • Fishery Managers Delay Decision on Smelt, Other Columbia Fisheries
  • OLYMPIA – Washington state fishery managers have delayed setting a recreational smelt-fishing season on the Cowlitz River until they can better gauge the size of this year's run. In a joint meeting Tuesday with their Oregon counterparts, they also ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/3/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • BC Freshwater Sport Fishing Economic Impact Report
  • 638 % of BC population with Licence 3.8% 6.7% 9.6% 9.8% 10.2% 9.5% 1.3% 2010 angler breakdown 83% BC residents 8% Alberta residents 2% Other parts of Canada 2% Washington State 5% Other US states and Europe TRACKING THE ELUSIVE ANGLER Anglers who fish in .
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  • 2/1/2017 8:49:00 AM
  • KP Likely Unaffected by State Fishing-Rules Controversy
  • NOF was created in response to the Boldt Decision, a 1974 court case in which Judge George Boldt ruled that Washington state’s treaties entitled recognized Indian tribes to roughly half of Puget Sound’s total harvestable fish. One of the major purposes ...
  • Key Peninsula News
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  • 1/29/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • Huge fish loss at Washington state hatchery
  • CENTRALIA, Wash. — After months of rampant rumors and speculation coming off of the Cowlitz River, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has finally confirmed what many area anglers had feared. Of the roughly 625,900 steelhead and 90,600 ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/26/2017 10:23:00 PM
  • Report Spotlights Cost Of Invasive Species To Washington Fishing, Hunting
  • Visit the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board’s Web page to request free publications about noxious weeds. · Visit the Washington Department of Agriculture’s Pest Program Web page to learn more about some of the plant and insect pests that thr ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 1/12/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Fishing Update
  • Will we continue on the same path towards the downfall of recreational fishing in Washington State, or can things get better? I'm not going to say it's up to you, but it will definitely help for each of us to do what we can do.
  • San Juan Islander
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  • 1/2/2017 11:24:00 AM
  • Washington state goes with transgenic fish ban
  • Washington state has permanently banned transgenic fish from its waters, including fish farms in Puget Sound and marine waters three miles from shore. The ban comes as the Food and Drug Administration considers an application to approve transgenic salmon .
  • IntraFish
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  • 12/18/2016 11:53:58 PM
  • Fishing guide pleads guilty to keeping wild coho
  • TACOMA - A longtime Washington state fishing guide pleaded guilty 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 ..
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 12/16/2016 8:32:55 AM
  • Salmon attempt to swim across street for a fish booty call
  • When heavy rains caused rivers to flood local streets in Washington state, the diverted waters forced migrating salmon to take an unusual route to their mating grounds. The energetic fish were filmed flopping their way across a flooded street, refusing to
  • New York Post
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  • 12/6/2016 5:48:49 PM
  • 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 ...
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 11/30/2016 4:41:22 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, fishing licenses sold online again
  • Washington state is also back online. About 10 to 20 percent of hunting and fishing sales occur online at the three states. Pearson said it’s difficult to tell if some hunters or anglers couldn’t get Idaho licenses, but that it appeared most figured ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 11/30/2016 2:11:02 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
  • Haley.Henry: a few glasses of wine, a few tins of fish, and a happy place
  • In fact, it is. Stacked up beside the bar — which has 18 seats and a couple of four-tops — are cans of premium fish from Portugal, Spain, and Washington State ($9-$28). You either love this stuff or you hate it. Or your grandfather ate it and you ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 9/20/2016 2:09:20 AM
  • Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_State_Department_of_Fish_and_Wildlife — Please support Wikipedia. This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on ...
  • digplanet.com
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  • 9/10/2016 11:56:51 PM
  • Dave Graybill: Fishin' Magician
  • It is the best free festival in Washington State. It is the Columbia River Salmon Festival at the National Fish Hatchery in Leavenworth, and it was founded as a celebration of the life cycle of salmon. On Saturday, September 17th, the hatchery opens its ..
  • Columbia Basin Herald
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  • 9/9/2016 4:38:24 AM
  • State gets first fish habitat mitigation bank
  • 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 .
  • waheagle.com
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  • 9/8/2016 2:30:44 AM
  • Notifications sent following fishing license data breach
  • They likely will be sent in Washington state, too. Notices that personal information might have been compromised will be sent to hunting and fishing license holders in Idaho and Oregon following the breach of a vendor's computer system. They likely will be
  • Charlotte Observer
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  • 9/3/2016 11:40:41 AM
  • Notifications sent following fishing license data breach
  • They likely will be sent in Washington state, too. Notices that personal information might have been compromised will be sent to hunting and fishing license holders in Idaho and Oregon following the breach of a vendor's computer system. They likely will be
  • The State South Carolina's Homepage
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  • 9/3/2016 11:40:41 AM
  • Notifications sent following fishing license data breach
  • They likely will be sent in Washington state, too. Notices that personal information might have been compromised will be sent to hunting and fishing license holders in Idaho and Oregon following the breach of a vendor's computer system. They likely will be
  • The News & Observer
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  • 9/3/2016 11:40:41 AM
  • Notifications sent following fishing license data breach
  • They likely will be sent in Washington state, too. Notices that personal information might have been compromised will be sent to hunting and fishing license holders in Idaho and Oregon following the breach of a vendor's computer system. They likely will be
  • Olympian
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  • 9/3/2016 8:41:44 AM
  • Wild steelhead gene bank can increase fishing opportunity
  • For decades, the Washington state angling community has been led to believe that steelhead fishing depends entirely on hatcheries. Today, the Puget Sound’s wild steelhead are protected under federal law and in some of rivers have reached numbers that ...
  • Bellingham Herald
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  • 9/3/2016 5:57:05 AM
  • Hunting, fishing licenses on sale again in Washington
  • SEATTLE (AP) — Hunting and fishing licenses are on sale again in Washington state, after someone hacked or attempted to hack into an outside vendor's system, exposing several million records containing the personal information of hunters and anglers ...
  • The Reflector
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  • 8/30/2016 11:02:29 AM
  • Hack means free fishing thru Tuesday
  • Washington state on Friday announced free fishing through Tuesday because it has gone a step further than the other two states and halted all license sales. To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription. SolicitBid allows you to manage your .
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
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  • 8/30/2016 7:13:25 AM
  • Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday.
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 8/29/2016 7:00:17 AM

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