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Post 06/27/2016

June 27 Cowlitz fish report

Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 229 spring Chinook adults, 55 jacks, eight mini-jacks, 246 summer-run steelhead adults during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
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Post 06/13/2016

June 13 Cowlitz fish report

Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 517 spring Chinook adults, 201 jacks, seven winter-run steelhead adults, 131 summer-run steelhead adults and one cutthroat trout during five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
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Post 06/03/2016

Anglers can fish for free June 11-12

OLYMPIA – Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing – legally – without a license on "Free Fishing Weekend," scheduled for June 11-12.

During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Also, no vehicle access pass or Discover Pass will be required during Free Fishing Weekend to park at any of the nearly 700 water-access sites maintained by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
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Post 06/03/2016

July 9 Merwin Hatchery event for kids with special needs

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Children with disabilities will have a chance to reel in some big trout during a special fishing event July 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Merwin Fish Hatchery, east of Woodland.
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Post 06/02/2016

June WDFW Weekender Report for SW Washington

Free fishing weekend: Would-be anglers who don't have a fishing license but would like to give it a try will get their chance June 11-12 during Free Fishing Weekend. No license is required to fish state waters open to fishing those days. On other days, anglers age 15 and older must have a valid 2016-17 fishing license to participate in any of the following fisheries.
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