Hunting

Fishing season opens tomorrow

April 26, 2019 at 3:00 am

The general lowland lakes fishing season opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 27. We have mentioned this before, but a day trip is worth the effort.If not fishing, take the family to Park Lake, but check other lakes on the way. Notice all the ca...

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Hunting seasons established this weekend

April 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will be busy this weekend. This body will set the 2019 hunting seasons and review the annual wolf report. Note the ending of the antlerless white-tail deer hunts in some areas.Is this because of b...

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Current hunting and fishing licenses expire March 31

March 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

Pull out the current hunting and fishing license located in your wallet. Note the “valid to” date. The “to” date will be 03/31/2019 on all licenses and tags, as they all expire at midnight on March 31. The cost of fishing and hunting licen...

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March first opener three weeks away

February 08, 2019 at 5:00 am

The March First opener can be a big deal in the Columbia Basin. The weather is the biggest factor, as with all spring fishing openers. One of the more popular waters is Martha Lake.Expect the parking lot to be full of campers, if the temper...

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Most hunting seasons close Sunday

January 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Hunting seasons in final daysWhile the pheasant, quail and partridge seasons closed last Sunday, Jan. 21, a few seasons remain open. Read on.Duck, coot, snipe and goose seasons end Sunday, Jan. 27. Regularly the goose hunting is allowed onl...

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MarDon Fresh News — Jan. 18, 2019

January 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

The current water level on the Potholes Reservoir is 1041.48 feet – rising .71 feet over the past two weeks. The water level has come up 14.77 feet since low pool on September 14, 2018. The water temperature on the Reservoir is in the low t...

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Commission meeting includes pronghorn report

January 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet tomorrow and Saturday in Olympia. The meeting will take place in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday and at 8 a.m...

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Chinook fry found to replace lost fish

December 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Remember this from last week’s Hunting and Fishing report?Chinook fry lost after power outageAs many as 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last weekend when a windstorm cut power to the Minter Creek Hatchery in Pierce County and the facili...

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Chinook fry found to replace lost fish

December 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Remember this from last week’s Hunting and Fishing report?Chinook fry lost after power outageAs many as 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last weekend when a windstorm cut power to the Minter Creek Hatchery in Pierce County and the facili...

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Turkey hunt a bust so far

December 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

Turkey season continuesThe Death Ram has traveled north twice in search of turkeys in the past two weeks. There are four turkey tags in my wallet.The fall general turkey season will run through Dec. 31 in Game Management Units 101 through 1...

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