Also not required on Free Fishing Weekend in Washington:
- Vehicle Access Pass
- Discover Pass – June 11 is National Get Outdoors Day
- Columbia River Salmon/Steelhead Endorsement
- Two-Pole Endorsement
All other rules still apply, including seasons, area and lure or bait restrictions, and size and catch limits. If you don’t live in Washington or Oregon, check out TakeMeFishing.org for information on free fishing days in your state.
Some special fishing events going on in Washington include:
Hooked on Fishing at Steel Lake Park Fishing Dock (Federal Way)
June 4 from 7 a.m.-12 p.m., every 20 min
For kids ages 2-12
$4 in advance, $5 day-of
Kids Fishing Clinic at Tracy Owen Station Park (Kenmore)
June 4 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
For kids ages 3-13
Free Youth Fishing Derby at Cama Beach State Park (Camano Island)
June 11 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Rods and reels provided for the first 20 who register, who need them
Point Defiance Marina Complex (Tacoma)
June 11 and 12
Bait, tackle and boat rental specials – incl. 75% off boat rental