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Retention of hatchery Chinook to close on the Washougal River

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Closes retention of hatchery Chinook salmon. Effective date: Oct. 1, 2022, until further notice. Species affected: Chinook salmon. Location: Washougal River, from the mouth to the bridge at Salmon Falls. Rule: Salmon: Min. size 12 inches. Daily limit 6. Up to 3 adults
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2022)

Lower Cowlitz River closes to retention of hatchery fall Chinook

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Closes retention of hatchery Chinook. Effective date: Oct. 1, 2022, until further notice. Species affected: Chinook salmon. Locations: Cowlitz River, from the mouth to the posted markers below the Barrier Dam. Rule: Salmon: min. size 12". Daily limit 6, up to
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2022)

Salmon fishing resumes beginning Oct. 1 for Columbia River below Bonneville Dam

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The lower Columbia River below Bonneville Dam will open additional areas for recreational salmon fishing beginning Oct. 1, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon announced Wednesday. The lower river closed to recreational fishing in early September to protect lower
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2022)

Lake Chelan Macks

by DARRELL & DAD'S FAMILY GUIDE SERVICE
Macks, a King and River Otters from Chelan this morning... #MacksLure #procurebaitscents #harrodoutdoors
(More...) (Thursday, September 29, 2022)

WDFW approves three days of coastal razor clam digs beginning Sept. 28

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers confirmed today the first round of razor clam digging opportunities at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, and Copalis from Sept. 28-30. "After taking a short pause to allow for more marine
(More...) (Wednesday, September 28, 2022)

Coho as fast as you could catch them!

by TEQUILA TOO STAFF
17 fishing caught 40 coho as fast as you could catch them this has been an amazing September!
(More...) (Tuesday, September 27, 2022)

Limits for 16 fishing

by TEQUILA TOO STAFF
Limits for 16 fishing as fast as you could catch them! Amazing morning only 5 days of salmon fishing left if you’ve been putting it off now is the time we have room all week. Call Deep sea charters at
(More...) (Sunday, September 25, 2022)

WDFW expands testing for chronic wasting disease

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
SPOKANE – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is expanding its chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance program in eastern Washington's Region 1, which encompasses Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman counties. During this
(More...) (Saturday, September 24, 2022)

Upper Columbia River salmon fishery update

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens coho retention from Priest Rapids Dam to Wells Dam. Species affected: Salmon. Locations, effective dates, and rules:   Columbia River: From Priest Rapids Dam to Rock Island Dam: Sept. 22 through Oct. 15:  Salmon:Min. size 12". Daily limit 6, including no more
(More...) (Wednesday, September 21, 2022)

Everett Elks #479 veterans charter 2022

by CAPTAIN RICH
Everett Elks #479 veterans charter 2022. Www.Nwfishingcharters.Com @cannondownriggers @humminbirdfishing #nwfishingcharters #everettcharter #salmonfishing #saltwaterfishing #portofedmonds #downtownedmonds #liveineverett #fishingcharter #fishing #portofeverett #everettmarina #downtowneverett #pugetsound #pugetsoundfishing #humminbirdfishing #CannonDownriggers #CannonPro #RunDeep #HumminbirdPro #fishhawk #airmartechnology
(More...) (Wednesday, September 21, 2022)

After delay, Lower Cascade River fall fishing season opener set

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens fisheries as listed in the 2022/23 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet beginning Sept. 24, except no bait is allowed. Location: Cascade River from mouth to Rockport-Cascade Road Effective date: Sept. 24 through Oct. 31, 2022 Species affected: All species Rules: Use of bait (including
(More...) (Tuesday, September 20, 2022)

Salmon fishery update for the Snake River

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens some sections of the Snake River to coho retention. Species affected: Salmon. Locations, Effective dates, and Rules: Snake River from the mouth (Burbank to Pasco railroad bridge at Snake River mile 1.25) to Lower Granite dam: Immediately through Oct. 31, 2022: Open 7
(More...) (Friday, September 16, 2022)

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