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Razor clam dig at Twin Harbors cancelled due to elevated levels of marine toxins
Elevated marine toxin levels have prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to cancel a razor clam dig scheduled to start Friday at Twin Harbors.

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Hunting seasons are under way
Wildlife biologists have compiled the best information available to help hunters have a successful hunting season.
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Most popular hunting seasons of the year opened Oct. 15

Photo of deformed hoof WDFW seeks reports of elk with hoof disease in Cascades
State wildlife managers are asking hunters, anglers, campers and others planning to spend time in the Cascade Mountains this fall to report any elk they encounter and pay close attention to see if any walk with a limp. Learn more >>

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Most areas of Puget Sound are open for winter crab fishing
Recreational crab fishing is open in most areas of Puget Sound through Dec. 31. Crabbers should note that marine areas 11 and 13 remain closed until further notice. Winter catch reports are due to WDFW by Feb. 1, 2017.

Photo of several bats hanging from cave wall with White Nose Syndrome White-nose Syndrome in Bats
A devastating bat disease called White-nose Syndrome is now in Washington. Help us monitor our bat populations by reporting sick or dead bats, or groups of bats. Learn more >>

Photo of of a Lynx in snow staring intently at the camera. WDFW seeks comments on protective status of 5 wildlife species
State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to change the listing status for five protected wildlife species in Washington. Learn more >>
Committee members sought for Puget Sound recreational fisheries enhancement group
Chief of Engineers signs Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project report
Razor clam dig at Twin Harbors cancelled due to elevated levels of marine toxins
Low returns of upper Columbia River steelhead mean no fishing season
Open house to kick off recreation planning for Teanaway Community Forest
WDFW seeks reports of elk with hoof disease in Cascades
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WDFW suspends lethal action against Profanity Peak wolf pack
WDFW has suspended its pursuit of the remaining members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle throughout the summer in northeast Washington. Learn more >>

Latest Wolf Advisory Group Update
2015 Annual Survey of Wolves in Washington 
Washington Gray Wolf Conservation and Management 2015 Annual Report
Frequently Asked Questions About Wolves in Washington

Photo of the Puget Sound with Mt. Rainier in the background. Washington’s Wild Future
State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on WDFW's revenue priorities, including proposals on conservation efforts, license fee changes and improvements to hunting and fishing in Washington. Learn more >>

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Fish Washington: One stop for where's, when's and how's of fishing in Washington.
Fishing Seasons & Rules
Trout Stocking Reports

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Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of our field and headquarters staff around the state.
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