Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved an initial sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River.
The cause of gull deaths near the Port of Tacoma last month likely poses no risk to human health according to preliminary lab results, but more tests are underway.
WDFW and UW have launched a collaborative study to determine how eight years of growth in the state’s wolf population is affecting other wildlife species.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced dates for a scheduled January brant goose hunting season.
The WDFW has extended the deadline to apply for membership on the department’s Master Hunter Advisory Group through Jan. 13, 2017.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission removed bald eagles and peregrine falcons from the state list of “sensitive species.”
WDFW established a hotline to report in three northwest Washington counties as part of its ongoing effort to assess the impact of lead poisoning on swans.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through Dec. 15 for membership on its Master Hunter Advisory Group.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has suspended its pursuit of the remaining members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle throughout the summer in northeast Washington…
Some of Washington’s most popular hunting seasons will get underway Oct. 15, when hunters with modern firearms will take to the field for deer and waterfowl.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has lifted restrictions on most department-managed lands in eastern Washington, where cooler temperatures have reduced fire danger.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today halted efforts to lethally remove members of a wolf pack in Ferry County, but will restart the operation if there is another confirmed…..
The USDA, which considers feral pigs an invasive species, plans to use bait to attract the animals and shoot them from a helicopter.
Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting, and other outdoor skills in a September weekend workshop that includes sessions led by WDFW experts and other certified instructors.
Members of the Washington National Guard and the Washington State Guard who meet state residency and other requirements can qualify for free hunting licenses under a new law that took effect this…..
Starting June 1 2016, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will restrict target-shooting hours in the Wenas Wildlife Area southwest of Ellensburg to help reduce the risk of wildfires.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through June 17 for membership on its Waterfowl Advisory Group.
Senators Mike Crapo (ID) and Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) and Congressmen Don Young (AK), Frank LoBiondo (NJ), Mike Thompson (CA), and Ron Kind (WI) were joined by 188 of their fellow Members…..
They look like weasels, prey on porcupines, and vanished from Washington state’s forest lands more than 70 years ago.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted restrictions on the use of bait to hunt deer and elk, but made few significant changes in state hunting seasons at a public meeting April 8-9…..
White-nose syndrome (WNS) has been confirmed in a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) found near North Bend – the first recorded occurrence of this devastating bat disease in western North America.
Washington state’s wolf population continued to grow last year and added at least four new packs, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) annual survey.
With a new season of outdoor adventures about to begin, Washingtonians might want to consider purchasing 2016-17 fishing and hunting licenses before current licenses expire at midnight March 31.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to keep greater sage-grouse and western gray squirrels on the state’s threatened species list and snowy plovers and northern spotted…..
Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their names into the drawing for a 2016 multiple-season tag, which can greatly increase the opportunity for success in the field.