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.
It’s a slap in the face to the WA. Legislature. In 1983, lawmakers adopted the state’s preemption act, which squarely put all firearms regulation under authority of the Legislature..
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.
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today applauded the unanimous repeal of Tacoma, Washington’s ban on the sale, use, and possession of electronic arms.
Now a year and a half into the Seattle scheme, the numbers just don’t add up, and like most liberal punks, the city doesn’t want anyone seeing the accounting…
The WDFW has selected 20 members to serve on an advisory committee to address target shooting issues within the Wenas Wildlife Area.
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.
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.
Hunters with disabilities receiving special accommodations for hunting in Washington State can now apply to use the Benjamin Pioneer Airbow for big game hunting.
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 WDFW has extended the deadline to apply for membership on the department’s Master Hunter Advisory Group through Jan. 13, 2017.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its conservation partners permanently protected and opened access to 1,453 acres of wildlife and riparian habitat in southwest Washington.
WDFW is seeking public comments on a draft management plan for the Scotch Creek and Sinlahekin wildlife areas in north central Washington.
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.
Expect Bloomberg to renew his efforts against the states using a formula he knows he can get to work.
Service changes status from endangered to threatened, adding to growing list of ESA successes.