Oregon Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


State Exceptions

Crappie

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10
Special:
Includes Canals

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
Unlawful to use any floating craft.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Bag Limit:
10

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Piranha

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Western brook lamprey

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Millicoma dace

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Bass

Special:
Bass: Largemouth and smallmouth bass. Does not include striped bass or hybrid bass.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mainstem above Middle Creek Bridge and all Cow Creek tributaries
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Includes Outlet
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Bridge 10
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Tributaries and mainstem above Bridge 10
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Tributaries and Mainstem above Sisters Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait allowed only in tidewater
Special:
Tributaries of the Mainstem upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
upstream to Turner Creek Bridge.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Includes Canals

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
Unlawful to use any floating craft.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Size:
only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
When Hour:
24 hours a day

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
An Oregon angling license is required on the Powder River Arm from the mouth upstream to the Huntington - Richland Road Bridge. Brownlee Reservoir ends at the downstream point of Porter Island.
Size:
12 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
12 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
No harvest of bass between 12 and 16 inches.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
No Harvest Allowed
Special:
No harvest of bass between 12 and 16 inches.
Size:
none between 12 and 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to Hells Canyon Dam
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Bag Limit:
1

Foskett springs speckled dace

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Kokanee salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Greenling

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Grass carp

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
may not be harvested
Special:
Only hatchery trout may be harvested

Mullet

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Northern pikeminnow

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Angling
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Hand
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
crossbow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Bow and Arrow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear gun
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Gaff
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Closed for suckers in the Southwest corner of the Southeast Zone (see map). Closed to take and possession of Protected Fish (see item 25 in General (Statewide) Regulations on page 15). Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions for streams where use of bait is allowed

Offshore pelagic

Special:
Offshore pelagic species: Includes opah, Pacific pomfret, all species of tuna and mackerel, swordfish, billfish, jacks and all sharks, except leopard, spiny dogfish and soupfin sharks (which are classified as groundfish)

Soupfin shark

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Goose lake lamprey

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Summer lake basin tui chub

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Flatfish

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Chum salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Combined Angling Tag
Method:
Codes for Tags
Special:
(dog) Code: 3

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery steelhead may be kept. Closed for sockeye and chum salmon. See Exceptions in Columbia River Zone to determine where harvest of any Chinook or coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Columbia River Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Barbless hooks are required. Check for new regulations before you fish

Kokanee

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
over 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Benham Falls upstream to Little Lava Lake (including brook and brown trout, kokanee, and hatchery rainbow).
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Special:
The Deschutes River Arm, upstream of ODFW marker at West South Twin boat ramp is closed to angling after Sep 30
Size:
No limit

Crayfish

Special:
No fishing or shellfish license needed: During Free Fishing Weekend(s); When taking crayfish or bullfrogs; When Oregon resident landowners are angling on land they own, except when angling for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon or halibut. When an Oregon resident is angling on land owned by an immediate family member, and resides on that land, except when angling for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon or halibut.
License:
No license needed

Method:
Hand, baited lines (no hooks allowed), net, rings and traps
License:
Not Required

Method:
baited lines (no hooks allowed)
License:
Not Required

Method:
Hand
License:
Not Required

Method:
net
License:
Not Required

Method:
rings
License:
Not Required

Method:
Traps
License:
Not Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Not Required
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
All streams are open to crayfish harvest including streams listed as closed under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and tribal fishing permits
Method:
Prohibited
Special:
Anglers are restricted to the eastern half of the river where it borders the Reservation. For more information and exceptions call (541) 553-2002, or visit www.tribalpermit.com.Oregon angling license and tribal fishing permits are required on the Metolius Arm of Lake Billy Chinook, Lake Simtustus, and on the Reservation portions of the Deschutes RiverThe Reservation borders the Deschutes River for approximately 31 miles from Two Springs Ranch (4 miles downstream from the North Junction Railroad Bridge) upstream to the Pelton Reregulation. Taking of crayfish from Reservation waters is prohibited.

Dates:
All year
License:
Not Required
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
All streams are open to crayfish harvest including streams listed as closed under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
All streams are open to crayfish harvest including streams listed as closed under Exceptions.

Smallmouth bass

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open In Lakes All Year No more than 1 over 15 inches in length.

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
mainstem above Hwy 20 Bridge at Albany, the Santiam and Calapooia basins
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
6, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5 per day; 2 daily limits in possession, except no limit in southwest corner of Southeast Zone
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. No more than 3 over 15 inches in length. No size limit in southwest corner of Southeast Zone. Note: See Exceptions to catch limits, length limits and streams where use of bait is allowed.

Eulachon smelt

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams.

Brook trout

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Oak Grove Fork and tributaries between markers at upper end of Harriet Lake and Timothy Lake Dam
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
(Upper McKenzie River)
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
(Clear Lake)
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
No limit

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Fly fishing only, barbless hooks required
Size:
No limit

Dates:
Mar 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
(Clackamas River) North Fork Dam upstream to MP 32 on Hwy 224
Size:
No limit

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Benham Falls upstream to Little Lava Lake (including brook and brown trout, kokanee, and hatchery rainbow).
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery cutthroat trout may be kept. Barbless hooks are required. Closed to angling for bull trout. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
no bag limit
Special:
Closed to angling for bull trout. Only 1 trout over 20 inches in length may be taken per day, upstream of Hells Canyon Dam, except for Hells Canyon Reservoir. See Exceptions for Hells Canyon Reservoir. Rainbow trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead downstream of Hells Canyon Dam. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions

Marine shellfish

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
See Marine Zone, pages 80-87. (Marine Zone regulations for marine fish and marine shellfish only apply to Columbia River downstream of Tongue Point/Rocky Point line at the mouth of the Columbia River.)

Walleye

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
10
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River
Size:
no more than 5 may be over 18 inches, and only one over 24 inches per day

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Sockeye salmon

Dates:
All year
Special:
All sockeye are considered adults
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
over 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Combined Angling Tag
Method:
Codes for Tags
Special:
Code: 3

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery steelhead may be kept. Closed for sockeye and chum salmon. See Exceptions in Columbia River Zone to determine where harvest of any Chinook or coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Columbia River Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Barbless hooks are required. Check for new regulations before you fish

Warner basin tui chub

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Hybrid bass

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
See Ana Reservoir under Exceptions.

Spiny dogfish

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Spotted bass

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Pink salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Combined Angling Tag
Method:
Codes for Tags
Special:
(humpy) Code: 3

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Skates

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Catfish

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Largemouth bass

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open In Lakes All Year No more than 1 over 15 inches in length.

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
mainstem above Hwy 20 Bridge at Albany, the Santiam and Calapooia basins
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
6, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, no more than 3 over 15 inches in length
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5 per day; 2 daily limits in possession, except no limit in southwest corner of Southeast Zone
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. No more than 3 over 15 inches in length. No size limit in southwest corner of Southeast Zone. Note: See Exceptions to catch limits, length limits and streams where use of bait is allowed.

Tahoe sucker

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Grayling

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Bull trout

Special:
Harvest of bull trout is severely restricted in Oregon as part of conservation efforts to recover this species and rebuild the fishery. Please refer to regulations for the Willamette, Central, Northeast, and Southeast Zone regarding bull trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries (except Oak Grove Fork) upstream of Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam, excluding North Fork Reservoir Harvest of bull trout prohibited

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Catch and release all All bull trout not retained in the bag limit
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
from the mouth upstream to the confluence of the North and South Forks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
in the mainstem Wenaha River upstream to the confluence of the North and South forks

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery cutthroat trout may be kept. Barbless hooks are required. Closed to angling for bull trout. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Pit sculpin

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Lahontan redside shiner

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Caribe

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Nongame fish

Special:
Nongame fish: Fish not otherwise defined as game fish.

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Angling
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Hand
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
crossbow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Bow and Arrow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear gun
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Gaff
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Closed for suckers in the Southwest corner of the Southeast Zone (see map). Closed to take and possession of Protected Fish (see item 25 in General (Statewide) Regulations on page 15). Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions for streams where use of bait is allowed

Suckers

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Angling
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Hand
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
crossbow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Bow and Arrow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear gun
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Gaff
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Rainbow trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries upstream of Applegate Dam not considered steelhead
Size:
over 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
East and West forks, and all tributaries upstream of Reeder Dam. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only.
Special:
Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
includes tributaries Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch and Release Only, Use of Bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site).

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
under 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
From I-84 Bridge upstream to Northern Boundary of the Warm Springs Reservation (including White River upstream to first falls) No fishing from a floating device.
Size:
10 inch minimum and 13 inch maximum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Harvest Allowed
Size:
under 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Ochoco Dam
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Goose Lake Basin
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Includes Tributaries Upstream of Oxbow Bridge
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Wallowa Mountains
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Fly fishing only, Barbless hooks Required

Dates:
Apr 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
Northern Boundary of the Warm Springs Reservation upstream to the Pelton Regulating Reservoir No fishing from a floating device.
Size:
10 inch minimum and 13 inch maximum length

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
includes Upstream Tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch and Release Only
Special:
from Kirk Road Bridge to headwaters No angling from a floating device upstream of Chiloquin Bridge.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch and Release Only
Special:
from mouth to Kirk Road Bridge. No angling from a floating device upstream of Chiloquin Bridge.

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Malheur mottled sculpin

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Margined sculpin

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Dates:
All year
Method:
Closed, unlawful
Special:
It is unlawful to angle for or possess all or any part of these fish because they are listed on the state’s sensitive species list for conservation purposes.

Yellow perch

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Umpqua pikeminnow

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Halibut

Special:
All anglers (regardless of age) need a valid Combined Angling Tag in possession to angle for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and halibut. Anglers may purchase only one Combined Angling Tag (authorizing harvest of 20 salmon or steelhead) per year. Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. Angler who takes the fish must record the fish on their tag irrespective of who hooked the fish Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. Anglers may purchase multiple Hatchery Harvest Tags to record hatchery salmon and steelhead harvested, in lieu of recording these fish on the Combined Angling Tag. Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be recorded on the Hatchery Harvest Tag. The combined angling tag along with all hatchery harvest tags must be in possession and presented when requested. Harvest tags are included with daily/ multiday licenses Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon.
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Dates:
All year
License:
Combined Angling Tag
Method:
Codes for Tags
Special:
Code: 9

Steelhead

Special:
All anglers (regardless of age) need a valid Combined Angling Tag in possession to angle for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and halibut. Anglers may purchase only one Combined Angling Tag (authorizing harvest of 20 salmon or steelhead) per year. Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. Angler who takes the fish must record the fish on their tag irrespective of who hooked the fish Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. Anglers may purchase multiple Hatchery Harvest Tags to record hatchery salmon and steelhead harvested, in lieu of recording these fish on the Combined Angling Tag. Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be recorded on the Hatchery Harvest Tag. The combined angling tag along with all hatchery harvest tags must be in possession and presented when requested. Harvest tags are included with daily/ multiday licenses Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon.
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Special:
All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River When angling within three miles of shore from Cape Falcon, OR to Leadbetter Point, WA, or in the waters of the Columbia River where it forms the Oregon-Washington boundary both Washington and Oregon resident fishing licenses are valid. Any anglers other than Washington residents must have a valid Oregon angling or shellfish license when landing fish or taking shellfish by boat in Oregon. Anglers fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin are required to have a Columbia River Basin endorsement. Endorsement is in addition to a fishing license and Combined Angling Tag. Required when fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon on all rivers and streams in the Columbia River Basin. Anglers with a resident disabled veteran, resident pioneer, youth license and youth under 12 licenses, will be issued a free endorsement upon request to fish for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin
License:
Columbia River Basin Endorsement

Special:
Annual Bag Limit. Bag and possession limits apply to all waters and across zone boundaries, and apply to all fish and shellfish in an angler’s possession in the field regardless of condition.
Bag Limit:
20 annually in any combination including salmon
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Special:
Steelhead: A sea-run rainbow trout

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
Remove from streams, carcasses or parts of salmon and steelhead not taken legally

Method:
Bobber Fishing
Special:
See regulation exceptions where salmon/ steelhead bobber rules are in place. Fishing gear restricted to artificial fly, lure, or bait with one single-point hook. Salmon/steelhead bobber angling gear must include a bobber and leader no longer than 36 inches. Any weight is to be no more than 36 inches from the lowermost hook when suspended vertically The leader below the bobber must remain suspended vertically and not rest on the river bottom.

Method:
Single-point hooks larger than 1-inch gap and multiple point hooks larger than 9/16 inch gap are prohibited. All weight, if not part of conventional lure, must be attached on the fishing line between the lure and the end of the rod. With hooks larger than 5/8 inch gap or multiple point hook, weight must be attached 18 inches or more above the uppermost hook.

Method:
Angling
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to angling
Special:
Includes all tributaries: Closed to salmon, steelhead, and trout angling

Dates:
Aug 15 - Oct 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
Mainstem upstream from Marker (above Young’s River confluence), North Fork upstream to hatchery dam, and South Fork upstream to first falls (RM 4.7); upstream of Youngs River Loop Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
longer than 20 inches

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to North Fork Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/ steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
(Cedar Creek)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries (except Oak Grove Fork) upstream of Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam, excluding North Fork Reservoir

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
All Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
includes tributaries Closed to salmon and steelhead angling in Mosby Creek and Mosby Creek tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge. consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border, except closed Aug 16 - Nov 30.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Herman Creek Youth and Disabled Angler Angling Area — West of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to lower Herman Creek Pond structure. Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/WA border. Open to youth (age 17 and under) and Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit holders only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Includes Tributaries not Listed from the tips of the jetties upstream to confluence with East Fork.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
In the Coos, Coquille, Tenmile, and their tributaries, open for steelhead angling, one additional hatchery steelhead may be retained per day for a total aggregate of 3 adult fish harvested daily from Jan 1 - Apr 30 and Dec 1-31 only. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
May 1 - Jun 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Gear Restrictions, Bait Allowed
Special:
Hayden Bridge to Hendricks Bridge — Bait allowed May 1 - Jun 15 when angling for salmon and steelhead with hooks 5/8 inch gap or larger.

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Open for any steelhead Jul 1 - Aug 31 upstream to Turner Creek Bridge.

Dates:
Aug 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge. Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border

Dates:
Aug 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border, except closed Aug 16-Nov 30.

Dates:
All Year Youngs Bay Select Area from the Hwy 101 brg upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, includes lower Lewis & Clark River upstream to Alt Hwy 101 brg
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Angling for all species in streams above tidewater is restricted to artificial flies and lures May 22 - Aug 31. See exceptions for use of bait in Siletz, Nestucca, Trask, Wilson, John Day, Lewis and Clark, Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, Big and Gnat creeks, and Three Rivers. Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the following areas: Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from the Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek (Clatsop Co.) from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge. A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. Use of bait allowed in bays and tidewaters year round. Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining a limit of adult salmon or steelhead.

Dates:
All Year lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge.
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Angling for all species in streams above tidewater is restricted to artificial flies and lures May 22 - Aug 31. See exceptions for use of bait in Siletz, Nestucca, Trask, Wilson, John Day, Lewis and Clark, Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, Big and Gnat creeks, and Three Rivers. Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the following areas: Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from the Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek (Clatsop Co.) from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge. A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. Use of bait allowed in bays and tidewaters year round. Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining a limit of adult salmon or steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
downstream of Willamette Falls (including Multnomah Channel and Gilbert River) and in lower Clackamas River upstream to Highway 99E bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in: mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to Oregon-Washington border located upstream of McNary Dam (RM 309.5); Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at the confluence of the Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and within the Knappa/Blind Slough Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from markers at the west end of Minaker Island upstream to markers at the mouth of Blind Slough, continuing upstream to railroad bridge in Blind Slough

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Youth Angling or Oregon Disabled Hunting and Fishing Permit Holders Only
Special:
Herman Creek Youth and Disabled Angler Angling Area - West of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to lower Herman Creek Pond structure (see map on page 77). Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Herman Creek Lagoon- East of the line from Northwest tip of the jetty, south to marker on shore (See map on page 77). Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery steelhead may be kept. Closed for sockeye and chum salmon. See Exceptions in Columbia River Zone to determine where harvest of any Chinook or coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Columbia River Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Barbless hooks are required. Check for new regulations before you fish

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
3
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
See Snake River entry from Oregon-Washington border upstream to Hells Canyon Dam. Only hatchery steelhead may be kept. Restricted to barbless hooks for hatchery steelhead. No annual limit on hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags has been purchased to record the fish.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters except as noted under Exceptions
Special:
below Willamette Falls and Columbia River Tributaries Angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Harvest of wild salmon or steelhead is prohibited in the Willamette Zone unless otherwise noted under Exceptions. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
3 adult steelhead per day (in addition to daily salmon bag limit). 20 salmon and steelhead per year in aggregate.
Method:
Closed in all waters except as noted under Exceptions
Special:
above Willamette Falls Angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is prohibited in the Willamette Zone unless noted under Exceptions. If harvest of wild steelhead is allowed under Exceptions, the daily limit for wild steelhead is 2 per day. There is no annual limit on hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Dates:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species under Exceptions.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession, with the exception that one additional hatchery steelhead may be retained per day for a total aggregate of 3 adult fish harvested daily
Special:
Closed for coho salmon, except as listed under the Deschutes River and hatchery coho salmon as listed under Eagle Creek, Herman Creek and Hood River. Only hatchery steelhead may be taken. See Exceptions in Central Zone under Deschutes or Hood River basins to determine where harvest of Chinook and coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Central Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Note: Changes to salmon regulations for the Columbia River system are available online at www.odfw.com. Check regulations before you fish.

Dates:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species under Exceptions.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
3 per day
Special:
Only hatchery steelhead may be taken. Wild steelhead must be released unharmed. There is no annual limit on hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Perch

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Bullfrog

Special:
No fishing or shellfish license needed: During Free Fishing Weekend(s); When taking crayfish or bullfrogs; When Oregon resident landowners are angling on land they own, except when angling for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon or halibut. When an Oregon resident is angling on land owned by an immediate family member, and resides on that land, except when angling for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon or halibut.
License:
No license needed

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, gig, spear gun, dip net
License:
Not Required

Method:
Angling
License:
Not Required

Method:
Hand
License:
Not Required

Method:
Bow and Arrow
License:
Not Required

Method:
spear
License:
Not Required

Method:
Gig
License:
Not Required

Method:
Dip Net
License:
Not Required

Dates:
All year
License:
Not Required
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
no bag limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Not Required
Bag Limit:
no bag limit
Special:
All streams are open to crayfish harvest including streams listed as closed under Exceptions.

Lost river sucker

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Sturgeon

Special:
All anglers (regardless of age) need a valid Combined Angling Tag in possession to angle for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and halibut. Anglers may purchase only one Combined Angling Tag (authorizing harvest of 20 salmon or steelhead) per year. Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. Angler who takes the fish must record the fish on their tag irrespective of who hooked the fish Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. Anglers may purchase multiple Hatchery Harvest Tags to record hatchery salmon and steelhead harvested, in lieu of recording these fish on the Combined Angling Tag. Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be recorded on the Hatchery Harvest Tag. The combined angling tag along with all hatchery harvest tags must be in possession and presented when requested. Harvest tags are included with daily/ multiday licenses Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon.
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Special:
All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River When angling within three miles of shore from Cape Falcon, OR to Leadbetter Point, WA, or in the waters of the Columbia River where it forms the Oregon-Washington boundary both Washington and Oregon resident fishing licenses are valid. Any anglers other than Washington residents must have a valid Oregon angling or shellfish license when landing fish or taking shellfish by boat in Oregon. Anglers fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin are required to have a Columbia River Basin endorsement. Endorsement is in addition to a fishing license and Combined Angling Tag. Required when fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon on all rivers and streams in the Columbia River Basin. Anglers with a resident disabled veteran, resident pioneer, youth license and youth under 12 licenses, will be issued a free endorsement upon request to fish for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin
License:
Columbia River Basin Endorsement

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Method:
no more than one single point barbless hook may be used.

Method:
Angling
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset

Dates:
Streams: (including tidewaters and bays): Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Including Tidewaters and bays Closed to the retention of white and green sturgeon. All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Note: Tidewater portions of Columbia River tributaries are managed per Columbia River regulations. Columbia River sturgeon fisheries downstream of Bonneville Dam are restricted to catch-and-release angling only.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence Closed to angling for sturgeon including catch-and-release.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Closed for sturgeon.

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Closed to Retention, Only one single-pointed barbless hook
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in Streams including tidewaters and bays All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water.

Dates:
May 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Prohibited
Special:
from the Lake Oswego-Oak Grove Railroad Bridge upstream to Willamette Falls.

Dates:
May 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Angling Prohibited
Special:
I-5 Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam Angling for sturgeon is prohibited from May 1 through Aug 31 from Bonneville Dam downstream approximately nine miles to a line crossing the Columbia River from Navigation Marker 82 on the Oregon shore westerly to a boundary marker on the Washington shore upstream of Fir Point

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Closed to retention of white and green sturgeon. All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water. Only one single-point, barbless hook may be used for sturgeon. See page 75 for tag return information. Sturgeon fisheries are managed on a quota basis. Check the status of regulations prior to fishing.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Sturgeon may not be removed from the water and must be immediately released unharmed.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Sturgeon may not be removed from the water and must be immediately released unharmed. Only one single-point, barbless hook may be used for sturgeon. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Angling restricted to one single-point, barbless hook for sturgeon. Sturgeon may not be removed from the water and must be immediately released unharmed

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Angling restricted to one single-point, barbless hook for sturgeon. Sturgeon may not be removed from the water and must be immediately released unharmed. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Closed to retention of green sturgeon. See page 75 for tag return information. All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water. Only one single-point, barbless hook may be used for sturgeon. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Dates:
Streams: (including tidewaters and bays): Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons.
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Closed to the retention of white sturgeon and green sturgeon. All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water. Only one single-point barbless hook may be used for sturgeon. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Walking catfish

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Modoc sucker

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Sculpin

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Angling
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Hand
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
crossbow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Bow and Arrow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear gun
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Gaff
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout season.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Closed for suckers in the Southwest corner of the Southeast Zone (see map). Closed to take and possession of Protected Fish (see item 25 in General (Statewide) Regulations on page 15). Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions for streams where use of bait is allowed

Miller lake lamprey

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Off-shore pelagic species

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Tiger trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Shellfish

Special:
All persons 12 years or older must Have a valid Oregon Shellfish License to take any shellfish for personal use.
License:
Angling License

Special:
Shellfish: Abalone, clams, crabs, crayfish, mussels, oysters, piddocks, scallops, shrimp and other marine invertebrates with shells.

Flounder

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Shad

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Method:
Angling
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
from Buoy 10 line upstream to Bonneville Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Alvord chub

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Smelt

Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations page 81 for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions. An angling license is required

Lingcod

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Pacific halibut

Bag Limit:
6 annually
Special:
Annual Bag Limit. Bag and possession limits apply to all waters and across zone boundaries, and apply to all fish and shellfish in an angler’s possession in the field regardless of condition.

Method:
on any vessel
Possession Limit:
1 daily bag limit

Method:
on land
Possession Limit:
3 daily bag limits

Method:
no more than two hooks may be used.

Carp

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, crossbow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Angling
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Hand
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
crossbow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Bow and Arrow
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
spear gun
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
Gaff
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Method:
snag hook
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams. For smelt species other than Eulachon smelt, see Marine Zone regulations for allowed Harvest Methods and other Restrictions .
License:
Angling License

Dates:
in streams including tidewaters and bays Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from the city of St. Helens are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons, except mainstem Willamette River and sloughs and tidewater areas of Columbia River tributaries downstream from Bonneville Dam are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by Bonneville and The Dalles dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Dates:
Streams: Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons only, except portions of Columbia River tributaries flooded by John Day and McNary dams are open all year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit

Sole

Method:
Angling, hand, bow and arrow, spear, spear gun, gaff and snag, hook and herring jig.
Special:
Restrictions: Unlawful to dress or mutilate fish prior to landing so that size or species cannot be determined and to transport mutilated fish across state waters. Except albacore tuna may be partially cleaned at sea
License:
Angling License

Salmon

Special:
All anglers (regardless of age) need a valid Combined Angling Tag in possession to angle for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and halibut. Anglers may purchase only one Combined Angling Tag (authorizing harvest of 20 salmon or steelhead) per year. Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. Angler who takes the fish must record the fish on their tag irrespective of who hooked the fish Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. Anglers may purchase multiple Hatchery Harvest Tags to record hatchery salmon and steelhead harvested, in lieu of recording these fish on the Combined Angling Tag. Only hatchery salmon and hatchery steelhead may be recorded on the Hatchery Harvest Tag. The combined angling tag along with all hatchery harvest tags must be in possession and presented when requested. Harvest tags are included with daily/ multiday licenses Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon.
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Special:
All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River When angling within three miles of shore from Cape Falcon, OR to Leadbetter Point, WA, or in the waters of the Columbia River where it forms the Oregon-Washington boundary both Washington and Oregon resident fishing licenses are valid. Any anglers other than Washington residents must have a valid Oregon angling or shellfish license when landing fish or taking shellfish by boat in Oregon. Anglers fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin are required to have a Columbia River Basin endorsement. Endorsement is in addition to a fishing license and Combined Angling Tag. Required when fishing for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon on all rivers and streams in the Columbia River Basin. Anglers with a resident disabled veteran, resident pioneer, youth license and youth under 12 licenses, will be issued a free endorsement upon request to fish for salmon, steelhead or sturgeon in the Columbia River Basin
License:
Columbia River Basin Endorsement

Special:
Annual Bag Limit. Bag and possession limits apply to all waters and across zone boundaries, and apply to all fish and shellfish in an angler’s possession in the field regardless of condition.
Bag Limit:
20 annually in any combination including steelhead
License:
Combined Angling Tag

Special:
Game fish: Trout, salmon, steelhead, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, other sunfish, catfish, walleye, yellow perch, hybrid bass, whitefish, mullet, grayling, striped bass, sturgeon and shad when taken with a hook and line.

Special:
Salmon: Includes five species: coho, Chinook, chum, pink and sockeye

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
Continuing to angle for jack salmon after taking a daily bag limit of adult salmon.

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
Remove from streams, carcasses or parts of salmon and steelhead not taken legally

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
Failing to give the Department any part of a salmon or other fish containing codedwire tags, such as the snouts of salmon that have been marked with adipose fin clips.

Method:
Bobber Fishing
Special:
See regulation exceptions where salmon/ steelhead bobber rules are in place. Fishing gear restricted to artificial fly, lure, or bait with one single-point hook. Salmon/steelhead bobber angling gear must include a bobber and leader no longer than 36 inches. Any weight is to be no more than 36 inches from the lowermost hook when suspended vertically The leader below the bobber must remain suspended vertically and not rest on the river bottom.

Method:
Single-point hooks larger than 1-inch gap and multiple point hooks larger than 9/16 inch gap are prohibited. All weight, if not part of conventional lure, must be attached on the fishing line between the lure and the end of the rod. With hooks larger than 5/8 inch gap or multiple point hook, weight must be attached 18 inches or more above the uppermost hook.

Method:
Angling
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to angling
Special:
above Tilden Bluff Rd. bridge, RM 11.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to angling
Special:
Closed to all salmon angling above Foss Road (CC) bridge (rivermile 15.1) all year.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to angling
Special:
Closed to all salmon angling above Foss Road (CC) bridge (rivermile 15.1) all year.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to angling
Special:
Includes all tributaries: Closed to salmon, steelhead, and trout angling

Dates:
Aug 15 - Oct 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
Mainstem upstream from Marker (above Young’s River confluence), North Fork upstream to hatchery dam, and South Fork upstream to first falls (RM 4.7): upstream of Youngs River Loop Bridge

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
First Bridge (near Beaver) upstream to Moon Creek

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
First Bridge (near Beaver) upstream to Moon Creek

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
From Hwy 101 Bridge upstream to South Fork upstream of Jordan Creek (RM 21.9)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
(Cedar Creek)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries (except Oak Grove Fork) upstream of Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam, excluding North Fork Reservoir

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
25 in addition to daily trout limit
Special:
Salmon may be retained as part of kokanee bag limit.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
includes tributaries Closed to salmon and steelhead angling in Mosby Creek and Mosby Creek tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge. consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border, except closed Aug 16 - Nov 30.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Herman Creek Youth and Disabled Angler Angling Area — West of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to lower Herman Creek Pond structure. Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/WA border. Open to youth (age 17 and under) and Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit holders only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining limit of adult salmon or steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
May 1 - Jun 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Gear Restrictions, Bait Allowed
Special:
Hayden Bridge to Hendricks Bridge — Bait allowed May 1 - Jun 15 when angling for salmon and steelhead with hooks 5/8 inch gap or larger.

Dates:
Aug 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge. Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Angling Prohibited, Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
I-5 Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam Angling for salmon from a floating device is prohibited from Beacon Rock upstream to Bonneville Dam Nov 1 - Dec 31.

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Gear Restrictions
Special:
Bonneville Dam upstream to Oregon/ Washington border located upstream of McNary Dam When angling for salmon and hatchery steelhead, a single-point hook with a gap size no larger than 3/4-inch is required for all non-buoyant lures Aug 1 - Dec 31 from Bonneville Dam to the Oregon/ Washington border. Non-buoyant lures sink in freshwater

Dates:
Aug 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
East of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to the mainline railroad bridge Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border, except closed Aug 16-Nov 30.

Dates:
All Year Youngs Bay Select Area from the Hwy 101 brg upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, includes lower Lewis & Clark River upstream to Alt Hwy 101 brg
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Angling for all species in streams above tidewater is restricted to artificial flies and lures May 22 - Aug 31. See exceptions for use of bait in Siletz, Nestucca, Trask, Wilson, John Day, Lewis and Clark, Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, Big and Gnat creeks, and Three Rivers. Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the following areas: Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from the Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek (Clatsop Co.) from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge. A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. Use of bait allowed in bays and tidewaters year round. Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining a limit of adult salmon or steelhead.

Dates:
All Year lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge.
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Angling for all species in streams above tidewater is restricted to artificial flies and lures May 22 - Aug 31. See exceptions for use of bait in Siletz, Nestucca, Trask, Wilson, John Day, Lewis and Clark, Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, Big and Gnat creeks, and Three Rivers. Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in the following areas: Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from the Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek (Clatsop Co.) from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge. A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. Use of bait allowed in bays and tidewaters year round. Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining a limit of adult salmon or steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
downstream of Willamette Falls (including Multnomah Channel and Gilbert River) and in lower Clackamas River upstream to Highway 99E bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Includes Tributaries not Listed from the tips of the jetties upstream to confluence with East Fork.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License and Columbia River Basin Endorsement Required
Special:
A valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement must be in possession when fishing for salmon, steelhead, or sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream and in all the rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Barbless hooks required
Special:
Use of barbless hooks is required when angling for salmon, steelhead, or trout in: mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to Oregon-Washington border located upstream of McNary Dam (RM 309.5); Youngs Bay Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at the confluence of the Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and within the Knappa/Blind Slough Select Area (Clatsop Co.) from markers at the west end of Minaker Island upstream to markers at the mouth of Blind Slough, continuing upstream to railroad bridge in Blind Slough

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Youth Angling or Oregon Disabled Hunting and Fishing Permit Holders Only
Special:
Herman Creek Youth and Disabled Angler Angling Area - West of peninsula from the markers at the mouth upstream to lower Herman Creek Pond structure (see map on page 77). Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Herman Creek Lagoon- East of the line from Northwest tip of the jetty, south to marker on shore (See map on page 77). Open for salmon and steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam upstream to the OR/ WA border.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery steelhead may be kept. Closed for sockeye and chum salmon. See Exceptions in Columbia River Zone to determine where harvest of any Chinook or coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Columbia River Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Barbless hooks are required. Check for new regulations before you fish

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
no bag limit
Method:
Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession
Method:
Closed in all waters except as noted under Exceptions
Special:
below Willamette Falls and Columbia River Tributaries Angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Harvest of wild salmon or steelhead is prohibited in the Willamette Zone unless otherwise noted under Exceptions. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2 adult salmon per day, 5 jacks per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession. 20 salmon and steelhead per year in aggregate
Method:
Closed in all waters except as noted under Exceptions
Special:
above Willamette Falls Angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Harvest of wild salmon is prohibited in the Willamette Zone unless noted under Exceptions. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Dates:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species under Exceptions.
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jack salmon per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession, with the exception that one additional hatchery steelhead may be retained per day for a total aggregate of 3 adult fish harvested daily
Special:
Closed for coho salmon, except as listed under the Deschutes River and hatchery coho salmon as listed under Eagle Creek, Herman Creek and Hood River. Only hatchery steelhead may be taken. See Exceptions in Central Zone under Deschutes or Hood River basins to determine where harvest of Chinook and coho salmon is allowed. Harvest of wild steelhead is not permitted in the Central Zone. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead so long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Note: Changes to salmon regulations for the Columbia River system are available online at www.odfw.com. Check regulations before you fish.

Dates:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species under Exceptions.
License:
Angling License
Special:
See Umatilla River under Exceptions. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch.

Leopard shark

Special:
Groundfish group: Lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, skates, leopard, spiny dogfish, and soupfin sharks, flatfish other than Pacific halibut, and all other marine fish not listed on page 81.

Warner sucker

Method:
Unlawful
Special:
.Unless authorized by a specific take permit issued by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, no person may angle for or possess

Brown trout

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Oak Grove Fork and tributaries between markers at upper end of Harriet Lake and Timothy Lake Dam
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Balance of reservoir (Excludes:Metolius Arm — East boundary is a line running from the west abutment of Round Butte Dam to the southern land point where the Deschutes and Metolius arms intersect. West boundary is the cable car crossing.) Stream regulations apply upstream of ODFW markers on Crooked River and Deschutes River Arms.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, catch and release only

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Benham Falls upstream to Little Lava Lake (including brook and brown trout, kokanee, and hatchery rainbow).
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Closed in all waters unless noted by species
Special:
Only hatchery cutthroat trout may be kept. Barbless hooks are required. Closed to angling for bull trout. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
no bag limit
Special:
Closed to angling for bull trout. Only 1 trout over 20 inches in length may be taken per day, upstre