Washington Hunting News

Washington DFW Looking for Volunteers
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking volunteers to participate in a cooperative arrangement that has given hunters access to approximately 250,000 acres of private timberlands near Mount St. Helens in the last two years.
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Clarification on Washington Cougar Hunting Regulations
Cougar hunters will begin the 2009 general season on September 1 this year, while those interested in permit-only hunts held after the general season have until August 31 to submit an application to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Washington Cougar Season Opens Sept. 1
Cougar hunters will begin the 2009 general season on September 1 this year, while those interested in permit-only hunts held after the general season have until August 31 to submit an application to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Washington Eder Unit Deer Hunt App Deadline Aug 19
Fifteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the Scotch Creek Wildlife Area in northeastern Okanogan County.
Washington's Pend Oreille County Wolves
Biologists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will check for the presence of a wolf pack in northeast Pend Oreille County after a remote camera captured images of an apparent male and female wolf together, and genetic tests confirmed a male Rocky Mountain gray wolf is in the area.
Washington DFW Searching for New Director
The search is officially under way for a new director to lead the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Washington Confirms Birth of Fishers
Biologists have confirmed the first sightings of newborn fishers in Washington State since restoration of the state-endangered species began two years ago.
Applications for Washington Special Hunt Permits Due May 20th
Time is running short for hunters planning to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep and turkey seasons.
Washington DFW Shed Elk Antler Auction May 2
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will conduct its first auction of shed elk antlers May 2 to raise funds for its Oak Creek Wildlife Area winter elk feeding program.