Some of Washington’s most popular hunting seasons will get underway Oct. 14, when modern firearm deer hunters and waterfowl hunters take to the field.
The WDFW has ended efforts to remove members of a wolf pack that has shown no sign of preying on livestock in Stevens County since late July.
With hunting seasons drawing near, the department plans to distribute the 4,000 birds typically released there each season in a new way.
Steve Bear, law enforcement officer and former head of the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, was sworn in today as the new WDFW Law Enforcement Program chief.
For the first time in Washington, wildlife managers have found in deer a viral infection known as Adenovirus Hemorrhagic Disease (AHD).
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has issued its annual online guide to hunting opportunities throughout the state.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved steps to reduce the spread of elk hoof disease among other actions at a meeting Aug. 4-5 in Olympia.
Eighteen hunters have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the Charles and Mary Eder Unit of the Scotch Creek Wildlife Area in Okanogan County.
Washington state wildlife managers plan to remove members of a wolf pack that has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens County since 2015.
Much of Leque Island was historically a saltwater marsh that provided habitat for many species, including juvenile salmon.
While major hunting seasons are closed in summer, hunter education courses continue to run year-round throughout the state.
The WDFW has selected 20 members to serve on an advisory committee to address target shooting issues within the Wenas Wildlife Area.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted 2017-18 hunting season rules and approved land transactions during a public meeting today in Spokane.
The WDFW is accepting letters of interest through June 30 for membership on its Hunter Education Instructor Advisory Committee (IAC).
The state’s fishing seasons, developed by the WDFW and treaty tribal co-managers, were finalized during the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s meeting.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to take action on proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk and waterfowl.
For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets underway April 22 this year.
The WDFW is seeking public comments on a draft management plan for the Oak Creek Wildlife Area in southcentral Washington.
Hunters and anglers are reminded to purchase their 2017-18 hunting and fishing licenses for the new license year that begins April 1, 2017.
The rule change closes Washington’s Klineline Pond to fishing by the public one day prior to the fishing event as well as the two days of the event.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announce a rule change allowing retention of marked hatchery-origin coho salmon.
Washington state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent last year and added at least two new packs, according to an annual report released today by the WDFW.
Botulism caused the deaths of at least 30 gulls near the Port of Tacoma last month, according to final test results received by the WDFW.
About a thousand pounds of antlers – many seized from poachers by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) – are currently being sold.
Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved an initial sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River.