South Sound: The staff at the Point Defiance Boathouse Marina reports the salmon fishing is slow with light pressure thanks to the wind and rain. Anglers are catching squid from area docks.
North Sound: Marine Area 6 (East Strait of Juan de Fuca) closes for salmon fishing on Feb. 22 to ensure compliance with conservation objectives and management plans agreed upon by state and tribal managers.
Razor clams: The Long Beach dig continues through March 10. Digging is permitted on the evening tides and is usually best 1-2 hours before low tide. State officials suggest digging on days when low tide is less than one foot. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has proposed a two-day dig for Copalis beach for Feb. 19-20. Hood Canal: Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal) and the portion of Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet) north of Hood Canal to the Foulweather-Bluff-to-Olele-Point line is open for crabbing through Feb. 28.
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Cispus: Last week, Tacoma Power released six winter-run steelhead and spring chinook adults near the mouth of Yellow Jacket Creek.
Columbia: Sturgeon fishing is now catch-and-release only in the Bonneville Pool and from Buoy 10 upstream to The Dalles Dam. Retention is open in The Dalles and John Day pools, where walleye fishing has been good. Anglers on the lower river are catching some steelhead.
Cowlitz: Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 79 winter-run steelhead and two spring chinook adults at the hatchery separator.
Olympic Peninsula: Anglers have had luck catching steelhead on the Humptulips, Satsop, Sol Duc and Wynoochee.
Tilton: Last week, Tacoma Power released 29 winter-run steelhead adults at Morton’s Gust Backstrom Park.
American: Recent reports indicate the action is slow.
Munn: Stocked with more than 300 cutthroat earlier this month.
Potholes: Anglers have been heading east for decent walleye fishing.
Scanewa: Last week, Tacoma Power released nine winter-run steelhead and spring chinook adults at the dam.
Sammamish: Anglers have been catching cutthroat trout.