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Got limits of halibut and cods today!

by SWIFTY SPORTFISHING STAFF
Got the limits of halibut and cods today! Sweet day! Got space Friday/Saturday for bottom fishing should be nice out! 360-268-0323
(More...) (Thursday, May 19, 2022)

WDFW invites public comment on rule making for cougar hunting and regulations

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invites the public to submit written comment on a proposed cougar hunting rule change from May 19 to June 25. The proposed rule would increase the cougar bag limit for individual
(More...) (Thursday, May 19, 2022)

More days added to Columbia spring Chinook fishery, which marks its best return since 2015

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – As the number of upriver spring Chinook continues to exceed expectations, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon on Wednesday agreed to allow 11 more days on the lower Columbia River for recreational spring Chinook fishing beginning Tuesday, May
(More...) (Thursday, May 19, 2022)

Lake Roosevelt white sturgeon fishery

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Opens a harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt. Effective date: Open 7 days per week beginning June 18, 2022, until further notice. Species affected: White Sturgeon Location: From Grand Coulee Dam to China Bend Boat Ramp (including the Spokane River from Highway
(More...) (Wednesday, May 18, 2022)

Another 11 Columbia River spring Chinook fishing days added downstream of Bonneville Dam, two fishing days added upstream

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Following a second run upgrade, fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted additional fishing days (Tuesday, May 24 - Friday, June 3) for recreational spring Chinook salmon in the Columbia River downstream of Bonneville Dam today during a joint
(More...) (Wednesday, May 18, 2022)

Not a bad day at all!

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Not a bad day at all!! Three of the party of six fishing smashed a limit of nice lingcod for everyone! We also stacked on black rockfish. Derick couldn’t keep them off, his arm will never be the same. Tony
(More...) (Wednesday, May 18, 2022)

Bottom fishing today was pretty hot action

by BLUE EYES SPORTFISHING STAFF
Bottom fishing today was pretty hot action. 10 anglers caught limits of rockfish and lingcod by 12. Had a few trips last week with limits each day.   Unfortunately we canceled last Thursday and Sundays halibut trips for weather. Fingers crossed it
(More...) (Monday, May 16, 2022)

Fantastic fishing and catching today!

by FISH REPORTS STAFF
Fantastic fishing and catching today! The weather looks beautiful Friday, and we have lots of room. Call us 360-591-9044 for your spot! Fish on!
(More...) (Monday, May 16, 2022)

Columbia River to reopen for spring Chinook fishing below Bonneville Dam

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
OLYMPIA – With Chinook returning in greater numbers than anticipated, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon on Wednesday agreed to reopen the lower Columbia River for recreational spring Chinook fishing beginning Thursday, May 12. The run-size forecast for adult spring Chinook
(More...) (Thursday, May 12, 2022)

In before the weather came up

by TEQUILA TOO STAFF
6 fishing caught limits of Black rockfish and 11 lingcod before the weather came up. Art caught the Big’un!
(More...) (Wednesday, May 11, 2022)

Awesome day!

by TEQUILA TOO STAFF
Awesome day! Had a school field trip all the way from Idaho lots of fun was had we did some fishing and whale/wildlife watching too! lots of fun had.
(More...) (Tuesday, May 10, 2022)

Bottom fishing today was fair

by BLUE EYES SPORTFISHING STAFF
Bottom fishing today was fair. Bass were giving us problems but managed to get 5 per person for 17 anglers. Lingcod bite was pretty steady but just ran out of time to get the last few. 17 anglers kept 29
(More...) (Tuesday, May 10, 2022)

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