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State Says Wolf Population Grew 30% Last Year

The state says Washington’s wolf population grew by more than 30 percent last year and formed four new packs.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2015

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State Agents Initiate Poaching Raids

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents have conducted 14 raids around the state in a series of poaching investigations, and they say dozens of people could face charges.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2012

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2012 Salmon Season Looks Strong for Chinook and Coho

Fishing opportunities look promising for chinook in Washington’s ocean waters and the Columbia River, as well as for coho in coastal bays and rivers, according to preseason salmon forecasts released today at a public meeting in Olympia.


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Guide to Clam Digging in WA

The Pacific razor clam (Siliqua patula) lives in abundance on the shoreline between California and Alaska. Washington’s Pacific razor clam digging season is just getting underway in 2012. It’s a popular family activity that delivers some delicious results!