Washington offers many game species to hunting enthusiasts throughout the year, but only one animal is considered year-round game: coyotes. With that in mind, hunters should be apprised of the lengthy seasons the state offers, meaning there is really not a time when hunting isn’t considered in season.
What can you hunt all year-round?
Let’s look at some of the species that will keep you hunting all winter long.
- Wild Hog.
What can you hunt in Washington state?
Rules and requirements for hunting deer, elk, black bear, cougar, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and turkey.
What hunting season is it in Washington state?
Washington is divided into Game Management Units and seasons can vary slightly according to which GMU you’re hunting. **Season dates vary by zone.
Washington Small Game Seasons.
|Bobcat||Sept. 1-Mar. 15|
|Forest Grouse||Sept. 1-Dec. 31|
|Crow||Sept. 1-Dec. 31|
Can you hunt in Canada without a guide?
In general, most provinces in western Canada require the service of a guide-outfitter, while a few in the eastern part do not. All hunters, however, must have a valid hunting license for the province and, if required, a valid permit or tag for the species they are hunting.
Can you bow hunt all year?
California. Crossbows legal for all hunters during gun seasons.
Is it legal to shoot porcupines in Washington state?
Re: Porcupine hunting regs
They are considered “unclassified” wildlife along with skunks, opossums, mountain beavers, and a bunch of other critters. There is no season or limits for hunting or trapping them.
Is it legal to shoot a bobcat in Washington state?
Washington: Bobcats are classified as game animals and an open season and a hunting license are required to hunt them (WAC 232‑12‑007). A property owner or the owner’s immediate family, employee, or tenant may kill a bobcat on that property if it is damaging domestic animals (RCW 77.36. 030).
Is it legal to kill rabbits in Washington state?
The white-tailed jackrabbit and black-tailed jackrabbit are Species of Concern and a special permit is required to kill them in damage situations.
Is it legal to hunt with an AR 15 in Washington state?
Yes the AR 15 in this caliber is legal to hunt with.
Can you hunt at night in Washington?
Hunting at night:
It is unlawful to hunt bobcat and raccoon at night during modern firearm deer or elk general seasons that occur in October and November in eastern and western Washington. Hunting big game with the aid of an artificial light, spotlight, or night vision equipment is prohibited.
Is it illegal to bait deer in Washington state?
Washington and Oregon are the only two Western states that do not prohibit use of bait for hunting deer and elk.