Playing by the rules assures that every visitor can have a safe and enjoyable visit. Park rangers and enforcement officers are here to help you become acquainted with the area, know the rules and take public safety actions when necessary. They like to greet you with a smile, and they tell us they enjoy the smiles and waves back. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

AT A GLANCE

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Colville
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Spokane
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Is a fishing license required from a boat? Yes Yes Yes
Are youths under 15 required to have a fishing license when accompanied by an adult? No No No
Is my state access permit good at Lake Roosevelt? No No No
Is driving motor or off-road vehicles on beaches or exposed lakbeds allowed? No No No
Are pets allowed on a leash in developed beaches, or picnic areas? No Yes Yes
Can I possess or carry firearms with a concealed weapons permit? No No No
Can I target practice or shoot skeet? No No No
Is hunting allowed with a license? Yes No No

View & download the 2014-2015 Fishing in Washington Rules Pamphlet