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.
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.