Fishing in Washington

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WA Department of Fish & Wildlife
1111 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
P: 360-902-2200

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Recent Washington Fishing Reports

Dec 11, 2017
Yakima River
Yakima River Report

The Yakima won't be fishable for a while. Slush and ice from Easton to West Richland. More very cold weather for the rest of the week. Somewhat...

Washington Fishing Articles

6 Winter Flies to Never Leave Home Without

Posted on February 12, 2017

It’s winter time and if you’re like me then you’re probably daydreaming of warmer weather and being on the river. You’re also probably behind the vice tying up dozens of flies for the months ahead....

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Choosing the Proper Fly Rod

Posted on January 21, 2016

Proper fly fishing gear is essential. Along with the reel, flies and line, the most important gear is the fly rod. Fly rods may vary in length from 6 - 12 feet and come in different weights, colors,...

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The Scout & Cast Story

Posted on February 10, 2015

My whole life has been filled with various trips to the lakes & rivers in search of fish. As a kid growing up in “Lake Country” Minnesota, it was practically a sin not to be a fisherman. I would...

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Guides based in Washington

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Emerald Water Anglers
Seattle's only professional fly fishing guide service, spey specialists, travel experts and premier retail store, located in West Seattle. We look forward to guiding your next fly fishing experience....

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Featured Program

Trout Unlimited
By the next generation, Trout Unlimited will ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy...

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