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FRIDAY, SEPT. 1, 2017

A deer hunter waits for shooting time on opening day in Eastern Washington. (Rich Landers)

Washington posts hunting prospects for 2017 seasons

HUNTING -- With hunting seasons for deer, elk, upland game birds, waterfowl and other migratory birds getting underway this month, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has posted its annual online guide to hunting opportunities throughout the state. WDFW's Hunting Prospects report, available at...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015

Mckayla Gibbons bagged her first turkey on the opening day of Washington's youth-only spring wild turkey hunting season, April 4, 2015. (Jerrod Gibbons)

2015 hunter reports due in Washington, Idaho

HUNTING -- To avoid penalties next time they try to buy a Washington or Idaho hunting license, sportsmen must report their 2015 hunting activity for big-game and turkey. The information is compiled to help wildlife manager see trends in game populations and hunter activity. The...

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MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013

Jim Sutton of Spokane displays arrows with lighted nocks, which he believes should be allowed for hunting in Washington. (Rich Landers)

2013 Wash. hunting rules adopted by commission

HUNTING – Allowing lighted nocks for bowhunting was among 17 measures adopted for the 2013 hunting seasons during the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting Saturday in Oympia. Jim Sutton of Spokane has worked for several years to get the commission to approve the use...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013

Jim Sutton of Spokane displays arrows with lighted nocks, which he believes should be allowed for hunting in Washington. (Rich Landers)

Time to chime in on hunting regulation proposals

HUNTING -- Just as the public comment period on proposed fishing regulations closes today, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced it's taking public comment through Feb. 15 on proposed changes to hunting regulations. Read the 17 proposals that will be forwarded to...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012

TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2011

Washington Fish and Wildlife Department offers hunting prospects on its website. (Courtesy photo)

Biologists post Washington hunting prospects on web

HUNTING -- Washington Fish and Wildlife Department biologists and staffers have posted on the agency's webesite their observations on prospects for hunting this fall. There's information for districts across the state ranging from canned to to detailed. Check it out before you plan your hunt....

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