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Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Contact Information

Olympia Headquarters Office

  • Address:
    • Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501
    • PO Box 43200, Olympia, WA 98504-3200
  • Contact Numbers:
    • Agency Receptionist: (360) 902-2200
    • TDD: (800) 833-6388
    • Wildlife Program: (360) 902-2515
    • Report Wolf Incident (24 hrs): (877) 933-9847
    • Enforcement Program: (360) 902-2936
    • Poaching in Progress: Dial 911
    • To Report a Violation (24 hrs): (877) 933-9847
    • Fish Program: (360) 902-2700
    • Hunter Education: (360) 902-8111
    • Licensing Division: (360) 902-2464
    • ADA Program: (360) 902-2349

Regional Offices

  • Region 1 - Spokane:
    • Phone: (509) 892-1001
    • Address: 2315 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA 99216-1566
  • Region 2 - Ephrata:
    • Phone: (509) 754-4624
    • Address: 1550 Alder St. NW, Ephrata, WA 98823-9699
  • District Office - Wenatchee:
    • Phone: (509) 662-0452
    • Address: 3860 Highway 97A, Wenatchee, WA 98801-9607
  • Region 3 - Yakima:
    • Phone: (509) 575-2740
    • Address: 1701 S 24th Ave., Yakima, WA 98902-5720
  • Region 4 - Mill Creek:
    • Phone: (425) 775-1311
    • Address: 16018 Mill Creek Blvd., Mill Creek, WA 98012-1541
  • Region 5 - Ridgefield:
    • Phone: (360) 696-6211
    • Address: 5525 S 11th Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642
  • Region 6 - Montesano:
    • Phone: (360) 249-4628
    • Address: 48 Devonshire Road, Montesano, WA 98563-9618

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

  • Commission Members:
    • Barbara Baker, Chair (Western Washington, Thurston County)
    • Molly Linville, Vice Chair (Eastern Washington, Douglas County)
    • James “Jim” R. Anderson (At-large, Pierce County)
    • John Lehmkuhl, Ph.D. (Eastern Washington, Chelan County)
    • Woodrow "Woody" Myers, Jr (At-large, Spokane County)
    • Steve Parker (Eastern Washington, Yakima County)
    • Tim Ragen, Ph.D. (Western Washington, Skagit County)
    • Melanie Rowland, J.D. (At-large, Okanogan County)
    • Lorna Smith (Western Washington, Jefferson County)

Department Leadership

  • Director: Kelly Susewind heads the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department, overseeing all wildlife management and conservation efforts in the state.

Licensing and Purchasing

Online License Purchase

  • Website for Online Purchases: Hunters can conveniently buy their hunting licenses online at fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov.

License Information and Vendor Locations

  • Phone Contact: For detailed license information or to find vendor locations, call (360) 902-2464.
  • Vendor Information Online: A comprehensive list of license vendors is available at WDFW Licensing Vendors.

Additional Resources

Official Website

  • Department Website: For a wide range of information including regulations, seasons, and wildlife conservation, visit the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department's official website at wdfw.wa.gov.

Hunting Prospects

  • Hunting Prospects Information: Explore detailed hunting prospects, including species-specific insights and area-based forecasts, at WDFW Hunting Prospects.
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