Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14

OLYMPIA – Hunters have until Aug. 14 at midnight to apply for an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the Scotch Creek Wildlife Area in northeastern Okanogan County. Hunters can submit an application for the “limited-entry” deer hunt on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) website [...]

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WDFW Release: Statewide lake fishing opens April 27

For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets under way April 27 this year. Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians typically descend on trout-stocked lakes to kick off the state’s biggest outdoor event. To prepare for the upcoming season, hatchery crews from the Washington Department of [...]

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WDFD Release: Motors may be attached but not used when fishing Washburn Island Pond

Internal combustion motors may be attached to floating devices, but may not be used when fishing on Washburn Island Pond in Okanogan County.

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Support Campbell for commissioner

Dear Editor,

It is sad that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife after purchasing who knows how much land in Okanogan County is still not satisfied with what they have. It is also sad that our county commissioners are allowing this trend to continue, stating that they do not want to get between a willing seller and a willing buyer.

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