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  • No Discover Pass needed this weekend, plus free fishing
  • A Discover Pass is not required Saturday or Sunday in honor of National Get Outdoors Day and Fishing Day respectively. Washington State Parks offers several free days each year. Plus, Washington’s free fishing days are this weekend. No license is needed ..
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/8/2018 10:06:00 PM
  • Get Outdoors Day provides free recreation & fishing statewide
  • A Discover Pass will also not be required on Washington State Parks lands throughout the weekend, but will be required on DNR lands both days. “If you haven’t fished in Washington, or want to introduce fishing to someone new to the sport, this is the ...
  • KXRO
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  • 6/8/2018 7:03:00 PM
  • Free Fish Weekend is June 9 and 10
  • 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 9th and 10th. During these two days there is no license required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open ...
  • KREM
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  • 6/8/2018 5:40:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend on the Line
  • Access to the nearly 700 WDFW managed water-access sites will be free of charge along with entrance to Washington State Parks. However, a Discover Pass will be required at Department of Natural Resources sites. "If you haven't fished in Washington ...
  • The Chronicle
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  • 6/7/2018 5:29:00 PM
  • A beautiful drive and some good fishing in the Methow Valley
  • WINTHROP — Washington state has a lot of good lakes for fishing, but through the years I always find myself heading back to the Methow Valley to wet a line whenever I can. Maybe it’s the drive on the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20), a spectacular ...
  • HeraldNet
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  • 6/7/2018 12:45:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for June 7
  • During these two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. River and stream fishing seasons are now open, but many waterways are not in condition for fishing, and some are actually ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/7/2018 3:59:00 AM
  • Washington: Free Fishing Days June 9-10
  • 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/6/2018 7:16:00 AM
  • ‘Free Fishing Weekend’ in Washington state is June 9-10
  • OLYMPIA – Grab your fishing pole! “Free Fishing Weekend” is scheduled for June 9-10. 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 not need a Columbia ...
  • Q13 Fox News
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  • 6/6/2018 12:19:00 AM
  • Free fishing event for kids at Spearfish
  • This event is held in conjunction with Washington state’s Free Fishing weekend, so a fishing license is not required. All other sport fishing rules apply, including size and catch limits. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own poles, bait and tackle ..
  • The Dalles Chronicle
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  • 6/5/2018 10:05:00 PM
  • Fish for free in Washington. No license required for 2 days
  • You will not need a license to fish in Washington state on June 9-10. On the annual Free Fishing Weekend, anglers not only can skip buying fishing licenses, but can use two poles and can fish for salmon and steelhead without purchasing the usually required
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 6/5/2018 3:54:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Derbies Scheduled at Area Lakes
  • Pre-registration for that event should be taken care of by June 30, by calling 1-800-899-4421. Children age 14 and under are allowed to fish for free all year round, but anyone age 15 and up is required to possess a Washington state fishing license.
  • The Chronicle
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  • 6/2/2018 4:43:00 AM
  • You can catch Washington fish next weekend without permit
  • Fishing licenses are not required to pull in some Washington state fish next weekend according to the Department of Fish and Wildlife. The June 9-10 opportunity is meant to help fisherman introduce people to the activity. While no licenses are required ...
  • KREM
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  • 6/1/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • WDFW’s Free Fishing Weekend June 9-10
  • 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 ...
  • The Daily World
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  • 6/1/2018 2:14:00 AM
  • Washington: Fishing Reg Changes for Southwest Rivers
  • Cowlitz River: Open to night fishing June 16 to June 30, 2018 from the boundary markers at the mouth to the Lexington Drive Bridge; daily limit 3 hatchery steelhead. Lewis River: Open to night fishing June 16 to June 30, 2018 from the mouth of the Lewis ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/31/2018 7:52:00 AM
  • Man discovers fishing line tied across Washington road
  • Sixty-six-year-old James Stidd was found and detained by Washington State Patrol...>> Lummi Nation tribal members traveled to Miami to call for the release of a whale that was taken from the Salish Sea 47 years ago. The Seattle Times reports that the orca
  • KHQ-Q6
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  • 5/30/2018 2:26:00 PM
  • How do pufferfish puff up?
  • My friend Wes Dowd is an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University who currently studies mussels and tiny crustaceans called copepods in tidepools. Much of his training was with fish, and he has always been ...
  • Moscow-Pullman Daily News
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  • 5/26/2018 7:17:00 AM
  • Student art selected for Kids’ Free Fishing Day
  • The Fishing Day project is a collaboration among the following organizations and businesses: ArtsWA (Washington State Arts Commission), Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, Dick’s Fishin’ Shop, Ecotrust ...
  • Methow Valley News
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  • 5/11/2018 7:41:00 PM
  • Less hunting and fishing means less revenue for Washington state agency
  • OLYMPIA — These are challenging times for leaders of the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife. And they are going to get more challenging in the coming months. Costs are rising to manage fisheries, protect endangered species, conserve habitats and ...
  • Union Bulletin
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  • 5/7/2018 4:23:00 PM
  • Fish Tacoma! Free Fishing Event (June 16th)
  • For more information, see the Facebook event. Speaking of free and fishing, don’t forget that June 10-11 is fee-free fishing weekend in Washington State! Make sure to read our post to get all the specifics.
  • The Coupon Project
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  • 5/4/2018 4:49:00 PM
  • Union members volunteer at fishing derby
  • The derby is put on by the Klineline Kids Fishing Nonprofit and the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. It’s goal is to get more kids involved in fishing. Some 2,500 kids ages 5 to 14 and their parents attended. Kids got to keep two fish ...
  • Northwest Labor Press
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  • 5/3/2018 8:06:00 PM
  • Most Fish We Eat Die in a Surprising Way
  • "Last season, a group of fishers in Washington state tried it out, to rave reviews from local chefs," writes Cat Ferguson. The story notes that the general principle is well-known and already applied to bluefin tuna as well as other animals, but the ...
  • Newser
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  • 5/3/2018 5:17:00 PM
  • Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 3
  • Located in the north-central region of Washington state, the Colville Nation offers some great trout fishing. Omak, McGinnis and Buffalo lakes are three of the best. You’ll need a tribal fishing license ($10 for one day, $5 for seniors). Omak Lake is a ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 5/3/2018 1:19:00 AM
  • Summer/Fall Salmon Seasons Set for Columbia River
  • CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Oregon and Washington fishery managers have announced the 2018 summer and fall fisheries for the Columbia River. This year, anglers will see changes to daily bag limits and fewer fishing days for Chinook salmon due to lower harvest ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/26/2018 7:12:00 AM
  • Fishing for Answers: Wild-Caught or Farm-Raised Fish — Which Is Better?
  • Surprisingly, Washington State actually had been the largest marine finfish aquaculture industry in the U.S., with farms producing about 17 million pounds of Atlantic salmon in the Pacific Ocean each year — until last month when Alaska Governor Jay ...
  • LIVESTRONG.COM
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  • 4/25/2018 1:15:00 PM
  • Washington: Recreational Shrimp Fishery Opens May 5 in Puget Sound
  • OLYMPIA – Recreational shrimp fishing will open May 5 in Puget Sound under seasons announced today by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). This year's Puget Sound shrimp fishing seasons are generally similar to those in 2017, said Mark ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2018 7:27:00 AM
  • Federal government fumbling on fish farms, finds audit
  • The salmon farming industry has been under fire on the west coast, particularly, since the release of thousands of farmed salmon off the coast of Washington State last summer. First Nations in British Columbia have occupied fish farms, signalling their ...
  • National Observer
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  • 4/24/2018 2:06:00 PM
  • Paving & fish barrier projects on Hwy 12 will bring delays
  • Drivers can plan now for a busy construction season on Highway 12, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. In a release, drivers should expect alternating lane closures during paving and fish barrier removal projects. “US 12 ...
  • KXRO
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  • 4/20/2018 6:34:00 PM
  • Move fish farms onto land
  • Re: “Washington state’s fish-farm phaseout spills into Canada,” March 4. One hundred fish farms on B.C.’s coast. About 6,000 related jobs. If they were moved into tanks on land, I can’t help but think it would create even more jobs. Construction ...
  • Times Colonist
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  • 3/11/2018 7:31:00 AM
  • Late-run winter steelhead are biting
  • The Chinook fishing will be good until May. This river, which is known for producing giant wild steelhead, including the current Washington state record at 32.75 pounds, has been slow so far. The most recent survey showed that 26 anglers caught and ...
  • tdn
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  • 3/9/2018 6:08:00 PM
  • B.C. government looks to the future with land-based aquaculture
  • After the Washington State Senate passed a bill last Friday to phase out Atlantic salmon open-net fish farming in state waters by 2025, British Columbia's First Nations hailed the move, raising hope the provincial government would do the same.
  • Digital Journal
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  • 3/9/2018 1:47:00 AM
  • Matt Dickerson: Steelhead fishing and the Olympics
  • THE AUTHOR DISPLAYS the mammoth 38-inch, 18-pound steelhead trout he landed during a recent fishing expedition on the Olympic Peninsula off Washington state. It was the largest steelhead he has ever caught. Photos courtesy of Matthew Dickerson A brisk wind
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 3/8/2018 3:48:00 PM
  • Fish farm ban 'the right move' Indigenous leader says
  • The vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs praised Washington state's move to ban fish farms Monday — saying "a perfect mechanism" for this province to follow suit is just a few months away. On Friday, Washington state's senate finalized ...
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 3/6/2018 4:06:00 PM
  • Washington's net-pen fish farm ban has Canadian consequences
  • SEATTE, Wash. — A conservationist says Washington state legislature's recent decision to phase out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms shows how pushing a species' biological limits can be bad for Canadian business. Neville Crabbe of Canada's Atlantic ...
  • Finance Yahoo
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  • 3/6/2018 7:13:00 AM
  • B.C. salmon farmers react to Washington state ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 3/5/2018 10:54:00 PM
  • Fish farm ban 'the right move' Indigenous leader says
  • The vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs praised Washington state's move to ban fish farms Monday — saying "a perfect mechanism" for this province to follow suit is just a few months away. On Friday, Washington state's senate finalized ...
  • CBC.ca
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  • 3/5/2018 6:03:00 PM
  • Washington: No Smelt-Dipping This Year on Cowlitz River
  • Eulachon, more commonly known as smelt, were listed in 2010 as a threatened species from Washington state to the Mexican border under the federal Endangered Species Act. In 2014, after a three-year closure, WDFW opened a two-day sport fishery on the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/5/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • B.C., fish farmers react to Washington State ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • cbc.ca on MSN.com
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  • 3/4/2018 1:58:00 PM
  • Washington's net-pen fish farm ban has Canadian consequences
  • SEATTE, Wash. — A conservationist says Washington state legislature's recent decision to phase out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms shows how pushing a species' biological limits can be bad for Canadian business. Neville Crabbe of Canada's Atlantic ...
  • Sudbury
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  • 3/4/2018 1:49:00 AM
  • B.C., fish farmers react to Washington state ban
  • A spokesperson for British Columbia salmon farmers says Washington state's ban on Atlantic salmon farming is an unfortunate response to a high-profile accident last summer in which thousands of fish escaped from an aquaculture operation there. Washington .
  • CBC.ca
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  • 3/3/2018 8:09:00 PM
  • Scientists sound alarm over Washington state's push to ban salmon farming
  • A group of four prominent fisheries scientists wrote an open letter to members of the Washington state Senate and House, expressing "alarm" over plans to eliminate salmon aquaculture. They said the move comes without “understanding the ramifications of ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/1/2018 6:39:00 AM
  • SURETTE: Open-pen fish farming a mess: How the world is passing us by
  • Compare this with what happened in Washington State. Our Cooke — a New Brunswick company, now the fifth largest salmon farming company in the world — had a breakdown in its cages last summer in Puget Sound. Some 250,000 fish escaped, and were found to ...
  • The Chronicle Herald
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  • 2/24/2018 12:31:00 PM
  • State planning to reopen fishing on a river owned by a tribe
  • BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Washington officials are looking to reopen salmon fishing on the Skokomish River this year. Kitsap Sun reports the Skokomish Tribe, who controls the lower stretch of the river, began banning non-tribal anglers from fishing there ...
  • tdn
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  • 2/23/2018 4:23:00 PM
  • Washington fish growers urge Senate to stop salmon farm bans
  • The Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA) has asked lawmakers to reject any bans or phase outs on the farming of Atlantic salmon in Washington state waters. On a hearing held on February 19 with the Senate Natural Resources Committee, Dan Swecker ...
  • FIS
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  • 2/21/2018 6:25:00 PM
  • Washington Lawmakers Must Vote Against Fish Farm Ban
  • OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA) is calling on lawmakers to vote down any bans or phase outs on the farming of Atlantic salmon in Washington state waters—as proposed in HB 2957, for example.
  • Markets Insider
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  • 2/21/2018 2:12:00 AM
  • Washington senator calls on B.C. to phase out net pen fish farms
  • “So what we have to do is manage our transboundary region in a responsible way. And I hope Washington state will pass this legislation and move in this direction and I hope that British Columbia will do the same.” Ranker says some fish farm leases are ...
  • CHEK News
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  • 2/20/2018 6:37:00 PM
  • A Handheld DNA Scanner Could Crack Down on Wildlife Identity Theft
  • Five months later, on a gray November morning, Baisch and Holmes met with two officers from the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. They wanted to show off the latest version of the device and demonstrate how it could help the officers ...
  • The Atlantic
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  • 2/9/2018 5:36:00 PM
  • Fish Passage Barrier Removal Program Accepting Grant Applications
  • According to a statement on the WDFW website, “The last great, strategic investment for salmon survival in Washington State is removing the barriers that prevent fish from reaching many thousands of acres of pristine and restored habitat in the ...
  • Chronicle
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  • 2/8/2018 6:51:00 PM
  • A fish story: Family serves up rainbow trout to local markets
  • He raises the fish from eggs shipped from Washington state. “I don’t look at anybody in this industry as competition, and if we had another trout farm open up in Jackson County next week, I’d say more power to them,” he said adding he has let local ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/6/2018 6:58:00 AM
  • Report blames negligence, not eclipse, for Washington fish farm collapse
  • A scathing report by three Washington state government departments says a fish farm company falsely blamed the collapse of its Puget Sound net pens on a solar eclipse and misrepresented the volume of escaped fish. The report issued by the state departments
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 2/3/2018 2:06:00 AM
  • 1 dead in helicopter crash while capturing deer near the Snake River
  • A helicopter crash Saturday afternoon killed one person and injured two others during an Eastern Washington project to capture deer for a Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife survey. The three people on board were associated with Hells Canyon .
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 1/29/2018 7:27:00 PM
  • Fish tale worth billions for Washington state
  • THE US Supreme Court in Seattle has said it will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration – a development the state Attorney-General is ...
  • NT News
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  • 1/29/2018 8:30:00 AM
  • Fish farming done right can benefit all of us
  • Tribes, Washington state and private parties have all turned to aquaculture to increase populations and harvest. Much of the fish eaten worldwide is farmed. The question is whether we want to import fish from countries where farmed seafood is unregulated .
  • Union-Bulletin
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  • 1/27/2018 2:33:00 AM
  • 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
  • Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers
  • SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this week by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 12/8/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Washington state senator pushes fish-farm ban, urges same in B.C.
  • A Washington state senator is introducing legislation to ban open-net pen fish farms and says British Columbia should do the same. Democratic Sen. Kevin Ranker represents Orcas Islands. More than 100,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from a farm in his district
  • Times Colonist
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  • 12/6/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • Helicopters to be used to capture Eastern Washington deer
  • It could continue for a few weeks, depending on the weather. Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists will be gathering data to learn more about mule deer populations, including the percentages of bucks, does and fawns. Information could
  • Tri-City Herald
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  • 12/5/2017 5:52:00 PM
  • Washington: Gift Suggests from WDFW
  • Discover Passes (valid for one year from the issue date): A Discover Pass (also available at fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov) offers motor-vehicle access to millions of acres of Washington state-managed recreation lands, including state parks, water access points ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/4/2017 10:43:00 AM
  • Health Benefits of Fish
  • May prevent inflammation and reduce the risk of arthritis. Fish is an important cultural icon in Washington State that defines a recreational as well as a spiritual way of life in the Pacific Northwest. Fish is not only an important source of nutrition ...
  • suchtv.pk
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  • 12/2/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • Bloody effluent from fish plant sparks review
  • Getty Images A salmon at a Washington State salmon fish farm leaps from the water while in its' holding pen. BC has over 100 salmon farms operating off its coast 1 BC's salmon farms have faced accusations for years that they spread disease to the province
  • BBC News on MSN.com
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  • 11/28/2017 11:43:00 PM
  • Fish die as Lower Santa Cruz is diverted for Ina bridge construction
  • It’s the most unique aquatic habitat in Tucson, a channel that everyone enjoyed,” said Zook, who bikes that river stretch daily on the Pima County Loop bike path after working 46 years as a fisheries biologist, including for Washington state and for ...
  • freerepublic.com
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  • 11/24/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Washington state delays Dungeness crab season
  • Officials in Washington state say Dungeness crab season will start two weeks later due to harmful algae. KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/2hAYDHh) that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday that the opening of the season on ...
  • Olympian
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  • 11/18/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • Five Great Ways to Prepare Salmon
  • When the salmon fisheries are open for recreational fishing depends on multiple factors, so check the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife for updates (wdfw.wa.gov). If you already caught your fish, or bought your fish, handling and cooking is
  • nwyachting.com
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  • 9/25/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • More than 100,000 salmon still on the loose after Cooke escape
  • Nearly a month after structural damage allowed hundreds of thousands of Atlantic salmon to escape from a Cooke Aquaculture fish farm on Cypress Island in Washington State, officials estimate that more than 100,000 of the salmon remain in the waters ...
  • seafoodsource.com
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  • 9/19/2017 2:03:00 PM
  • Protest seeks shutdown of Atlantic salmon farms in Washington state
  • (Reuters) - Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean’s Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salmon that they say threaten dwindling stocks of wild fish.
  • Reuters
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  • 9/16/2017 11:21:00 AM
  • RV Travel Newsletter Issue 811
  • Visit Spectrum RV. Washington State Fish and Wildlife enforcers say they’ve broken up a poaching ring — led by a man who used his position as a campground host to facilitate illegal hunts. Authorities allege that Eddy Dills (age 57) of Longview ...
  • rvtravel.com
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  • 9/16/2017 4:00:00 AM
  • Fishers Protective Status Upheld by Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • The rare, weasel-like fisher will remain on Washington state’s endangered species list, despite signs that it’s making a comeback since being reintroduced. Reintroductions have been successful at reestablishing fisher populations throughout much of the ...
  • Nisqually Valley News
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  • 9/14/2017 9:28:00 PM
  • Mount Rainier National Park Releases Fish Management Plan
  • Alternative 2, the preferred alternative, would implement revised fishing regulations consistent with NPS, Washington state, and Endangered Species Act policy, while providing for continued recreational fishing opportunities. Nonnative fish would ...
  • Nisqually Valley News
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  • 9/14/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • VIDEO: Washington State officials give lesson in catching Cooke's salmon
  • With an estimated tens of thousands of escaped Atlantic salmon still roaming around the Pacific Northwest waters, Washington state officials are hoping to drum up more interest among recreational anglers to help capture the fish. So far, Washington ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 9/14/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Cooke escape makes pages of The New Yorker
  • Cooke Aquaculture's catastrophic salmon escape made the pages of The New Yorker Tuesday with the headline: "Washington State’s Great Salmon Spill and the Environmental Perils of Fish Farming." The magazine -- which has a circulation of over a million ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 9/14/2017 7:02:00 AM
  • Escaped Atlantic salmon reported 250 km north of collapsed fish farm
  • Escaped farmed Atlantic salmon have swam as far as 250 kilometres north of Washington state's San Juan Islands, where they broke free from a ruptured pen containing an estimated 305,000 fish broke last month. The non-native species of salmon have been ...
  • cbc.ca on MSN.com
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  • 9/14/2017 4:51:00 AM

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