Photo of Mt. Stuart from Miller Peak trail in the Teanaway in Kittitas Co. (Photo by: Dick Ambrose 2009)
We are an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit group promoting effective conservation, teaching hunting
ethics and good sportsmanship, supporting education to prevent pollution, and improving and increasing
outdoor recreation opportunities,  especially hunting and fishing.
Kittitas County Field & Stream
Since 1919
"Working Today For Tomorrow's Wildlife"
Ellensburg, Washington

Kittitas County Field & Stream
P.O. Box 522
Ellensburg WA  98926

Copyright KCFS © 2014
Contact Us

President:         Deborah Essman
Vice President:  Jim Huckabay
Secretary:         Aaron Kuntz
Treasurer:         Gloria Sharp
Past President:   Lee Davis
Board of Directors:

Buzz Chevera
Dave Duncan
Dennis Ohlde
Robert Weyna
Steve Douglas
Billl Essman
Buy your license in person at
Authorized License Sale Locations in Kittitas County
or on the web
WDFW website

broadband Internet transmissions to bring live views of  
wildlife   to their biologists' desks and to your home.
WDFW WildWatchCams Homepage
Donate $25 or more
today and receive a free
Club Meetings -- Public Welcome
2nd Monday of the month, 7:30 pm at Hal Holmes Center, Ellensburg
find us on
Interactive Map
Cle Elum Ranger District Recreation Opportunities

Recreation opportunities abound here. 400 miles of
non-motorized trails, much of which lies within the
Alpine Lakes Wilderness, 400 miles of trails open to
motorized use, 300 are single track and 100 double
track, 100 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and 21
miles of set track ski trails offer options for all trail

Whether you are looking for a short day hike, a drive in
the woods, a picnic, a challenging day on the trails with
your jeep or motorbike, mountain bike, horse or your
feet, or a relaxing evening around the campfire, come
visit us.
WDFW Annual Survey of
Wolves in Washington – 2015

The survey confirmed the
presence of at least 90 wolves in
18 wolf packs with a total of
eight successful breeding pairs,
reflecting the continued growth
of the state’s wolf population.
Wildlife managers note that the
actual number of wolves in the
state is likely higher than those
confirmed by the survey.
                                  Hunting Permits for
                             Wild Horse Have Changed

                                 PSE has updated the
process                          for issuing hunting permits  
and                                  non-hunting recreation
permits                      at Wild Horse.  

Hunting permits are now administered and issued by
WDFW through their Hunt by Reservation Program.
PSE no longer issues permits for hunting at the Renewable
energy Center (visitor center).  All hunting permits are
issued on-line.  WDFW expects to have the wind farm
listed on their site by late April/early May.

Non-hunting recreation permits (hiking, bird-watching, etc)
are issued by PSE on their website or in person at the
Renewable Energy Center (visitor center).

Information about both hunting and non-hunting recreation
permits can be found at
PSE's website.  

PSE has updated the process
for issuing hunting and
non-hunting recreation permits
at Wild Horse.
The WOW program strives to teach,
encourage and motivate women and girls
to connect with the outdoors through
hands-on experiences.
Its popular weekend workshop at Camp
Waskowitz in North Bend, Washington,
usually offers between 18 and 20 outdoor

The  registration fee includes expert
any equipment you may need, food,
lodging, resources, educational materials,
and WOW’s signature garment.

Learn more at
                Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt
                               applications due Aug. 14   

    Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000-acre
Charles and Mary Eder unit of the Scotch Creek Wildlife Area in northeastern Okanogan

    Hunters can submit an application for the "limited-entry" deer hunt on the Washington
Department of Fish and Wildlife's (WDFW) website at http://wdfw.wa.
gov/hunting/permits/scotchcreek or by contacting the WDFW northcentral region office at
(509) 754-4624 or headquarters at (360) 902-2515.

    The deadline to apply is midnight Aug. 14.           
          read the full news release
      WDFW seeks comments on protective status  of 5 wildlife species  

   WDFW recommends removing bald eagles and peregrine falcons from Washington's
endangered species list and downlisting American white pelicans to threatened status from

   Wildlife managers also recommend elevating the protective status of marbled murrelets
and lynx to endangered from threatened status.

   WDFW periodically reviews the status of protected species in the state. The public can
comment on the listing recommendations and draft reviews available online at http://wdfw.wa.
gov/conservation/endangered/status_review/ Information on Washington's protective listing
classifications can be found online at http://wdfw.wa.

   Written comments on the reviews and recommendations can be submitted by Oct. 10, via
email to or by mail to Hannah Anderson, Washington
Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091.
                                                    read the full news release