Through August 30th only, you can fish without a license in the State of Washington. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering these “free fishing days” in order to conduct an investigation regarding a cyber breach.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Anglers aren’t required to have licenses to gather fish or shellfish in the State of Washington through August 30th.
- Anglers aren’t required to have a parking pass to park at the nearly 700 water-access sites.
- Crabbers can additionally trap crabs without a license through August 31st.
- You will still need a Discovery Pass if you’re parking on State Park lands.