Perch are piled on the ice at a fishing hole.
These perch were caught at Curlew Lake in December 2020.

Late-winter fishing in Washington

Head out on both sides of the Cascades for angling action

Eastern Washington tips

As always, anglers ice fish at their own risk, so protect yourself with adequate planning and good decision making before stepping onto the ice.

Where to go

To the west, to the west

Licenses

Responsible recreation

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

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