[6/21/19] Drought Concerns for WDFW

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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind and his North Central Regional Director Jim Brown took questions from the public in an online forum last night. Susewind and Brown shared updates on a few local issues, like challenges caused by the current drought, a proposed new shooting range up Swakane Canyon and the […]

[3/26/19] Proposed Fishing Guide Rules

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require that fishing guides regularly report their fishing activities. Under the proposed rules, fishing guides would provide WDFW with information such as the date and location of each guided fishing trip, the number of anglers onboard, and the […]

[12/18/18] Salmon Fry

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 As 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 facility’s backup generator failed.  The fry were in incubators at the Minter Creek Hatchery operated by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The pump that supplies water […]