Frequently Asked Questions


Kitsap Poggie Club Questions

What is your main purpose of the club?

​To Protect, Propagate, and Increase the Fish Population and the Right to Fish


What area does membership cover?

Our main region is most of the peninsulas in western Washington composed of Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson, and Pierce Counties. Our legislative actions encompass the entire state.

What kind of fishing is available in our area?

We have abundant lakes stocked with trout, kokanee, bass and perch. Saltwater opportunities are there for salmon, cod, halibut, and sea bass as well as shellfish harvesting. Check out the WDFW link for maps and charts: https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/locations

How can I get involved?

Join the Kitsap Poggie Club and participate in these activities and committees:

  • Organize or volunteer for annual Kids Fishing Event (April).
  • Help with spring cleaning local WDFW lake access sites.
  • Assist WDFW with fish counts on opening day in April at local lakes.
  • Support/sponsor candidates for Youth Conservation Camp.
  • Monitor legislation regarding fishing in Washington state.
  • Research and promote public access to fishing opportunities.
  • Educate the public by good example of wildlife and habitat protection.


What are some club fun member events?

Monthly meetings often include pizza and time to exchange fish stories. We host a Kids Fishing Party in April. Summer is usually a time when we’re volunteering at Camp Easterseals and sponsoring youth candidates for conservation camp. In August we typically host a salmon derby and potluck, all while volunteering at our local hatcheries.


Membership Questions

What type of memberships are available and cost
  • Single/Family – $25.00
How to sign up to become a member?

Simply find a Join Us button on the website and register.

What is offered with a membership?
  • Invite to join club activities
Is the Kitsap Poggie Club a nonprofit organization?

Yes, we are a 501 (c) (7) nonprofit as categorized by the IRS.

When are membership dues paid?

Yearly on January 1st or at the time of signing up and membership fees are paid.  Click Join Us & pay with a credit card.

When does Membership start and when does it expire?
  • Membership starts at time when joined
  • Expires on December 31st of calendar year joined
  • Renewal period begins in November of current calendar year and becomes active on January 1st of the next calendar year.
Will I receive a membership card?


Are donations tax deductible?

Contribu­tions to civic leagues or other section 501(c)(7) organizations generally are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses, if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the taxpayer’s business.