WA Reference Washington Fishing Related Agencies

Chris Scoones

Staff member
  • Boat Launches (WA IAC): Looking for Washington boat launches? Look no further.

  • DOE (Aerial photos of WA's marine shorelines): If you plan on hitting SRC or silvers on the salt, this link is awesome.

  • Fish Passage Center (FPC): The Fish Passage Center (FPC) provides current and historic data on salmon and steelhead passage in the main stem Snake and Columbia river basins.

  • NOAA: Tide predictions on-line by the folks that are in the know. Not the best format of delivery of the information, but the data on better formated sites usually comes from or is based on NOAA's data.

  • Recreation.gov: Find new fishing locations on federal lands in Washington by using the "Recreation Search" function.

  • USGS: All kinds of water resource information for Washington State.

  • Washington Boating Safety: Homepage of the Washington Boating Safety Officers Association includes sections on boating safety and education (including U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and U.S. Power Squadron Boating Safety Classes), boating laws for the state of Washington (RCW 79A.60), County & City Boating Ordinances, information on Tax, Title & Registration of Boats, Vessel Registration, Certificates of Title, Washington Marine Patrol Contacts and more. Also contains a free online exam to test your boating knowledge.

  • WDFW: The Washington Dept of Fishing and Wildlife. If you don't know what their about then you especially should visit the site if you plan on angling in WA state. An excellent resource.

  • WSDOT: Washington State Dept of Transportation - WA State Mountain Pass Road Reports with links to all the cameras.
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