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Free permits. Fresh huckleberries. Late summer in Southwest Washington. Some of life’s greatest joys are within reach. Huckleberry picking permits are now open for the Gifford Pinchot … more
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting new applicants to join the ranks of over 1,200 certified master hunters across the state.   WDFW administers the Master … more
National Geographic states Earth first formed 4.5 billion years ago, and humans have been around for about 300,000 of those.   That’s less than 0.007% of all the time on Earth. The … more
The Ape Cave in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest south of Mount St. Helens reopened to the public on Thursday.  Timed reservations are required, according to a release. Entry tickets … more
WINTHROP, Wash. — On a subfreezing morning in March, Carmen Vanbianchi is crouched in the snow, cramming chunks of roadkill deer into a pouch she calls her meat purse. She wrenches the … more
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers on Friday confirmed the final coastal razor clam digs of the season can proceed as planned from May 4-14. "This last tide … more
For anglers who enjoy catching salmon near Astoria, the California sea lion is an established menace.  The farther out one travels at the river’s mouth, the more they’ll see the … more
Starting June 1, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will no longer offer fully remote hunter education courses. The Department will continue to offer in-person hunter education … more
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers on Tuesday confirmed the next round of coastal razor clam digging can proceed as planned from April 19-25. "Despite difficult … more
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest has announced Ape Cave south of Mount St. Helens will open to the public on May 18. Timed reservations are required, according to a release. Entry tickets … more
OLYMPIA — Fishing limits, regulations and more are just a phone signal away. In 2021, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife rolled out its FishWA for Apple and Android devices. … more
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) shellfish managers on Wednesday confirmed coastal razor clam digging will reopen at Long Beach on Thursday, March 23, in addition to digs planned at … more
Despite a significant increase in the predicted 2023 spring chinook salmon run, anglers will get just one day longer than last year to keep hatchery spring chinook through early April. Oregon and … more
The public is being asked to give their opinion on an environmental analysis focused on managing Eulachon in the Columbia River basin. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife drew up a … more
Whenever smelt dips open along the Cowlitz River, thousands turn out to catch a bucket of the small silver fish. Part of the dip’s popularity is that smelt are one of the only species of … more
Though all winter sports test the athlete’s mettle, the Nordic side of White Pass Ski Area may offer less intimidating recreational opportunities than the steep slopes across U.S. Highway … more
The mighty salmon fights its way home only to ensure the next generation’s prosperity. It’s no wonder the fish have such cultural significance. When, in November, Winlock resident … more
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