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Fishing/Hunting

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Updated 10 hours, 32 minutes ago

WDFW releases new hunting season and regulation information

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday the latest big game hunting season and r…

Updated 16 hours, 16 minutes ago
FRESH NEWS: Smallmouth beginning to show at Potholes

MARDON — The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,045.1 feet, coming up 1.05 feet this past week. We are currently 1.4 feet below full pool. The water temperature on the main lake is right around 50 degre…

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Statewide fishing season opens April 27, redesigned fishing app launched

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will recognize the opening of fishing season with a statewide trout fishing derby. Lakes throughout th…

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
WDFW to monitor sandhill cranes with drones

RIDGEFIELD – Researchers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will conduct drone surveys over known locations of sandhill cranes in Klickitat Co…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Weather for the week of April 8, 2024

Weather for the week of April 8, 2024

Updated 2 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Potholes promising for bass, trout and walleye while perch, crappie and bluegill need a bit more time

MARDON – The current water level on the Potholes Reservoir is 1043.70 feet – coming up a half a foot this past week.

Updated 2 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Largemouth fishing good, smallmouth picking up at Potholes

MARDON — The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.70 feet, coming up 0.5 feet this past week. We are currently 2.8 feet below full pool. The wate…

Updated 3 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Warmer weather brings the largemouth out at Potholes

The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.2 feet, dropping 0.1 feet this past week. We are 3.3 feet below full pool. We have had a warm week of we…

Updated 4 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Largemouth, walleye and trout waking up at Potholes

The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.3 feet, dropping 0.3 feet this past week. We are 3.2 feet below full pool. We have had a warm week o…

Updated 1 month ago
FRESH NEWS: Burbot make for rare catch at Potholes

The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.6 feet, dropping 0.05 feet this past week. We are 2.9 feet below full pool. Surface temps are 38-42 degr…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
WDFW seeks public input on northern pike plan

SPOKANE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has released a draft Interagency Northern Pike Rapid Response Plan that guides coordination and resour…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
FRESH NEWS: Cold weather but jigging for walleye, bass and trout an option

MARDON -- The current water level on the Potholes Reservoir is 1043.65 feet – dropping .10 feet this pastweek. That’s 2.85 feet below full pool. Surface tempe…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Ice is mostly gone on Potholes, but wind keeps anglers away

The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.75 feet, coming up 0.25 feet this past week. We are 2.75 feet below full pool. Surface temps are 36-38 d…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Fishing begins in earnest at Potholes, Seep Lakes

MARDON — The current water level on Potholes Reservoir is 1,043.5 feet – coming up 0.25 feet this past week. We are 3 feet below full pool. Surface temps are i…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Cougar attacks cyclist

FALL CITY, Wash. – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife received a report of an incident wherein a young male cougar weighing in at about 75 pounds a…