State Department of Fish and Wildlife

[8/1/19] Douglas County Cattle Rancher Appointed

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Governor Jay Inslee appointed a Douglas County resident to the State’s Fish and Wildlife Commission. Molly Linville is a cattle rancher out of Douglas County, a member of the Washington Cattlemen’s Association, and grew up hunting and fishing in Washington. For four years, Linville has been active on the Fish & Wildlife Wolf Advisory Group. […]

[6/28/19] Low Salmon Runs Projected

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State fishery managers are reminding anglers that the mainstem Columbia River – both above and below Priest Rapids Dam – is closed to fishing for salmon due to projected low returns of summer Chinook and sockeye salmon. Areas of the Columbia River above Priest Rapids Dam typically open for salmon fishing around July 1, but […]