Department of Fish & Wildlife

Fishing Regulations Icon Washington Fishing

Olympia Headquarters Office

Natural Resources Building

1111 Washington Street SE

Olympia, WA 98501

Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

PO Box 43200

Olympia, WA 98504-3200

Fish Program Statewide Customer Service (360) 902-2700

(8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday)

For fishing regulation questions, e-mail: fishregs@dfw.wa.gov

For all other questions or comments, e-mail: fishpgm@dfw.wa.gov

Other WDFW Customer Service

WDFW Licensing (360) 902-2464

WDFW Wildlife (360) 902-2515

WDFW Habitat (360) 902-2534

WDFW Enforcement (360) 902-2936

Hotline Numbers

Fishing Emergency Regulation Hotline (360) 902-2500

Shellfish Rule Change toll-free Hotline (866) 880-5431

Department of Health Contact Information

To check on Contaminants in Fish Advisories (877) 485-7316

To check on Shellfish Advisories
(Marine Toxins/PSP) (800) 562-5632

or https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/biotoxin/biotoxin.html

Regional Offices

(8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday)

Region 1 – Spokane (509) 892-1001

2315 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA 99216-1566

Region 2 – Ephrata (509) 754-4624

1550 Alder St. NW, Ephrata, WA 98823-9699

Region 3 – Yakima (509) 575-2740

1701 S 24th Ave., Yakima, WA 98902-5720

Region 4 – Mill Creek (425) 775-1311

16018 Mill Creek Blvd., Mill Creek, WA 98012-1541

Region 5 – Ridgefield (360) 696-6211

5525 S 11th Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642

Region 6 – Montesano(360) 249-4628

48 Devonshire Road, Montesano, WA 98563-9618

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission:

Larry Carpenter, Chair, Mount Vernon (Western Washington position, Skagit County)

Barbara Baker, Vice-Chair, Olympia (At-large position, Thurston County)

Molly Linville, Palisades (Eastern Washington position, Douglas County)

James “Jim” Anderson, Buckley (At-large position, Pierce County)

Donald McIsaac, Ph.D., Hockinson (Western Washington Position, Clark County)

David Graybill, Leavenworth (Eastern Washington position, Chelan County)

Kim Thorburn, MD, MPH, Spokane (Eastern Washington position, Spokane County)

Robert “Bob” Kehoe, Seattle (At-large position, King County)

Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Bellingham (Western Washington position, Whatcom County)

Kelly Susewind, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director

Kelly Cunningham, Director, Fish Program

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For License Information & Vendor Locations:

(360) 902-2464