WILLAPA BAY SALMON MANAGEMENT
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WDFW seeks comments on revised draft policy for Willapa Bay salmon fisheries
State fisheries managers are seeking public comments through March 26 on a revised draft policy to improve salmon management for Willapa Bay. Learn More >>
Willapa Bay Salmon Management Website

SEASON SETTING
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Public can propose changes to freshwater Puget Sound and Coast fisheries
People with ideas about how to improve state freshwater sportfisheries in the Puget Sound and Washington coastal regions can submit their proposals to the WDFW through March 31. See full story >>

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MULTIPLE-SEASON PERMIT HUNT APPLICATIONS
Photo of three deer in field of tall grass. Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season permits
Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their name in a drawing for a 2015 multiple-season permit, which can greatly increase their opportunities for success in the field. Learn more >>
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WILDLIFE HEALTH
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WDFW seeks public's help in testing wild birds for flu
WDFW is seeking the public's help in testing waterfowl and other wild birds for a type of avian influenza that has killed tens of thousands of chickens and domestic turkeys in British Columbia and has recently been detected in wild birds in Washington.
Avian Influenza Facts
 
   LATEST NEWS
Strong runs of Columbia River chinook, Puget Sound pink and coho salmon projected
Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season permits
Public can propose changes to freshwater Puget Sound and Coast fisheries
WDFW seeks public participation in planning for Sinlahekin and Scotch Creek wildlife areas
WDFW begins status reviews, seeks information on 17 wildlife species
WDFW approves razor clam dig starting March 2
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NORTH OF FALCON 2015
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Strong runs of Columbia River chinook, Puget Sound pink and coho salmon projected
The forecasts mark the starting point for developing the 2015 salmon fishing seasons. The public is encouraged to participate throughout the process by attending various meetings and by using a new online commenting tool.

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS!
Share Your Photos! Washingtonians have a new way to share their outdoor adventures with others who enjoy hunting, fishing and observing the natural world. WDFW is now accepting photos for a new online gallery of images submitted by people enjoying the great outdoors.

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