Willamette Zone Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

White sturgeon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 2 per year
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Willamette Falls upstream to Hwy 20 Bridge in Albany
Size:
38 inch minimum and 54 inch maximum fork length.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 2 per year
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Hwy 20 Bridge upstream to Hwy 99 Bridge
Size:
38 inch minimum and 54 inch maximum fork length.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 2 per year
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
38 inch minimum and 54 inch maximum fork length.

Crappie

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 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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Catfish

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Shad

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Bluegill

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Largemouth bass

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

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

Trout

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

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
upstream of Abiqua Falls
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Two rod validation may be used
Size:
over 24 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
over 24 inches

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:
2
Special:
upstream of Butte Creek Falls
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Oak Grove Fork and tributaries between markers at upper end of Harriet Lake and Timothy Lake Dam
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam Trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead.
Size:
over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Fall Creek)Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Includes Hills Creek Tributaries Above Hills Creek Reservoir
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Open all year for trout. Harvest allowed May 22 - Oct 31, remainder of year catch-and-release
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed, Catch and Release Only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette River includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette River includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
(Lost Creek) includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Lost Creek) includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Special:
(Santiam Pass)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Special:
(Lost Lake)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Fly fishing only, barbless hooks required
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
(Collawash River)
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
(Round Lake)
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
(Sandy River Basin) upstream of Final Falls.
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
includes tributaries Upstream of Green Peter Reservoir
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
upstream of Big Cliff Dam
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
upstream of Silverton Reservoir
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Youth Only (17 years and under)
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Above Smith Reservoir
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Hwy 20 Bridge upstream to Hwy 99 Bridge
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Hwy 99 bridge located at Harrisburg upstream to McKenzie River mouth and tributaries:

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Sandy River) upstream of the markers located 100 feet upstream of the hatchery water intake dam.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam Trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Harvest Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed, Catch and Release Only

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Harvest Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed, Catch and Release Only

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

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

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Harvest Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

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

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

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

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

Dates:
Mar 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Clackamas River) North Fork Dam upstream to MP 32 on Hwy 224

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
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Includes Tributaries from the mouth upstream to 200 feet below fish ladder
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Harvest Allowed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Open all year for trout. Harvest allowed May 22 - Oct 31, remainder of year catch-and-release
License:
Angling License
Method:
No Harvest Allowed, Catch and Release Only

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 trout over 20 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Streams: Open May 22 - Oct 31 unless noted under Exceptions
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 trout over 20 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Method:
Catch and release only except as noted under exceptions
Special:
Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Rainbow trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead in streams. Closed to angling for bull trout. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions. Kokanee included in trout limits except as noted under Exceptions
Size:
8 inch minimum length

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Crayfish

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.

Chub

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

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:
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.

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

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

Sucker

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Carp

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Salmon

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:
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:
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
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.

Kokanee salmon

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

Brown trout

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

Nongame fish

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Northern pikeminnow

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Rainbow trout

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

Channel catfish

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
Includes Canals

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
Unlawful to use any floating craft.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Yellow perch

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

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

Chinook salmon

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

Steelhead

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

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:
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:
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
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.

Whitefish

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Smallmouth bass

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

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

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.

Brook trout

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

Bullfrog

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

Coho salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Turner Creek Bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam from mouth to Stayton-Scio Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam from mouth to Grant Street Bridge in Lebanon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Willamette Falls upstream to Hwy 20 Bridge in Albany

Dates:
Aug 1 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
from mouth upstream to NW Clapshaw Hill Road

Dates:
Oct 15 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
from Stayton-Scio Bridge to Big Cliff Dam.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
from Stayton-Scio Bridge to Big Cliff Dam.

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
from Grant St Bridge to Foster Dam.

Dates:
Oct 15 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
from Grant St Bridge to Foster Dam.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 15
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
10:00 pm - 4:00 am
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
except Columbia River beaches, the Gilbert River boat ramp, and the Disabled anglers fishing pier which are open all year.

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
10:00 pm - 4:00 am
Method:
Closed to all Angling
Special:
except Columbia River beaches, the Gilbert River boat ramp, and the Disabled anglers fishing pier which are open all year.

Dates:
Aug 1 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
from the mouth upstream to Hwy 47 bridge at Gaston

Dates:
Aug 1 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River

Dates:
Aug 1 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
from the mouth to the confluence of North and South Forks of Yamhill River and the South Yamhill to the mouth of Rock Creek near the town of Grande Ronde.

Walleye

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:
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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Sturgeon

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

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
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.

Pacific lamprey

Dates:
All year
Special:
Refer to General (Statewide) Regulations on page 19 for regulations covering the harvest of Pacific lamprey

Striped bass

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Size:
30 inch minimum length

Sculpin

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Sunfish

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
Bag Limit:
No limit
License:
Angling License

Hatchery chinook

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
(Fall Creek)Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek below Fall Creek Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek below Fall Creek Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Includes Tributaries from the mouth upstream to 200 feet below fish ladder
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries in the mainstem McKenzie River from the mouth upstream to Leaburg Dam Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
includes tributaries Below Dexter Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
upstream to Turner Creek Bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Willamette Falls upstream to Hwy 20 Bridge in Albany

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Hwy 20 Bridge upstream to Hwy 99 Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Hwy 99 bridge located at Harrisburg upstream to McKenzie River mouth and tributaries:

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Hatchery trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Two rod validation may be used
Species:
Trout
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
upstream of Shorty's Pond
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
upstream of Shorty's Pond
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries upstream of Blue River Dam only
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mouth to River Mill Dam
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam Trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead.
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Fall Creek)Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Trout
Special:
Only hatchery trout may be harvested

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

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
Wild trout must be released
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Wild trout must be released, including brook trout Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Charles Metzger County Park)
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Rainbow Lake)
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mainstem
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Trout
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Trout
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
No Minimum Length

Hatchery salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Salmon
Special:
up to the watershed boundary

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Salmon
Special:
Mouth to River Mill Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day.
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Salmon
Special:
(Clackamas River) upstream to markers 200 feet below hatchery ladder outlet.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day.
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Salmon
Special:
(Eagle Creek) upstream to markers 200 feet below hatchery ladder outlet.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Salmon
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Salmon
Special:
Hatchery salmon less than 24 inches in length are considered trout.
Size:
less than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Salmon
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence

Hatchery

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam Trout over 20 inches are considered steelhead.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
Mar 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Clackamas River) North Fork Dam upstream to MP 32 on Hwy 224
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
Jan 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Oct 15 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Jan 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam

Dates:
Oct 15 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam

Dates:
Jan 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam

Dates:
Oct 15 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream of the mainline railroad bridge

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream of the mainline railroad bridge

Wild

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Two rod validation may be used
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
over 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
over 24 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries upstream of Blue River Dam only
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Fall Creek)Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Trout
Special:
Wild trout must be released

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

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

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette River includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Lost Creek) includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Wild trout must be released, including brook trout Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Brook Trout
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Wild trout must be released, including brook trout Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries Below Dexter Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries downstream of Dexter Dam
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries Wild trout must be released, including brook trout upstream of Lookout Point Reservoir

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only
Species:
Brook Trout
Special:
includes tributaries Wild trout must be released, including brook trout upstream of Lookout Point Reservoir

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Species:
Trout
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek below Fall Creek Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Includes Tributaries from the mouth upstream to 200 feet below fish ladder
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Freshwater

Dates:
All year
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Species:
Mussels
Special:
It is illegal to harvest or possess any freshwater mussels or clams.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Species:
clams
Special:
It is illegal to harvest or possess any freshwater mussels or clams.

Hatchery steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Two rod validation may be used
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
over 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
over 24 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
up to the watershed boundary

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to River Mill Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Includes Tributaries, excludes Row River and tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day.
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Eagle Creek) upstream to markers 200 feet below hatchery ladder outlet.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day.
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Clackamas River) upstream to markers 200 feet below hatchery ladder outlet.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Fall Creek)Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek below Fall Creek Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek below Fall Creek Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Includes Tributaries from the mouth upstream to 200 feet below fish ladder
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette River includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
(Lost Creek) includes tributaries
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries Below Dexter Dam
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Turner Creek Bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
includes tributaries
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
Combined daily limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead per day
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Willamette Falls upstream to Hwy 20 Bridge in Albany

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Hwy 20 Bridge upstream to Hwy 99 Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Hwy 99 bridge located at Harrisburg upstream to McKenzie River mouth and tributaries:

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed
Size:
greater than 24 inches in length

Use of bait allowed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream of Shorty's Pond

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream of Shorty's Pond

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to River Mill Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Clackamas River)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Eagle Creek)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries downstream of Dexter Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Upstream of Green Peter Reservoir

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam from mouth to ODFW markers at Packsaddle Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream of Big Cliff Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
from the mouth upstream to Hwy 47 bridge at Gaston

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Willamette Falls upstream to Hwy 20 Bridge in Albany

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth of McKenzie River upstream to Coast Fork and tributaries not listed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Includes tributaries from the mouth upstream to the confluence of North and South Forks of Yamhill River.

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries (Middle Fork Willamette)

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Middle Fork Willamette River

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries in the mainstem McKenzie River from Hendricks Bridge upstream to Forest Glen Boat Ramp

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Middle Fork Willamette River

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries<Middle Fork Willamette River

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries above Smith Reservoir

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Apr 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Two rod validation may be used.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Use of bait allowed, two rod validation may be used

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Fly fishing only, barbless hooks required.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License

Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
from the mouth upstream to the markers located 100 feet upstream of the hatchery water intake dam.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Clackamas River) from 200 feet upstream and 300 feet downstream of fish ladder located 1/2 mile below Eagle Fern Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Eagle Creek) from 200 feet upstream and 300 feet downstream of fish ladder located 1/2 mile below Eagle Fern Park

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jun 16 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam No angling between markers 400 feet upstream and 126 feet downstream of the downstream corner of the Faraday Powerhouse

Special:
Closed from Gold Lake boat ramp 100 yards down Salt Creek.

Fly fishing only, barbless hooks required

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Only hatchery trout may be harvested

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Only hatchery trout may be harvested

Youth only (17 years and under)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Harvest allowed

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Watercraft restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to River Mill Dam No angling from a floating device between River Mill Dam and the ODFW markers approximately 100 feet upstream of the Clackamas Hatchery water intake.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to ODFW markers at Salmon River confluence No angling from a floating device upstream from a point that is 200 feet below the Oxbow Park boat ramp.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Unlawful to use any floating craft.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Unlawful to use any floating craft. No minimum length on warmwater fish
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
No angling from a boat while any part of the boat is in this closed areas.

Harvest allowed, use of bait allowed

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Youth angling or oregon disabled hunting and fishing permit holders only

Dates:
Apr 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License

No harvest allowed, catch and release only

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Closed, watercraft restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries (except Oak Grove Fork) upstream of Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam, excluding North Fork Reservoir Closed to angling from a floating device or from the west shore for the length of the Three Lynx Powerhouse (111 feet).

No harvest allowed, catch and release only, use of bait allowed

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Angling restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River Bank angling is prohibited all year from the east shore of the Willamette River at the “Oregon City Wall.” “Oregon City Wall” is defined as the area beginning west of Hwy 99E at the northern most extent of the parking area near the intersection of 8th street and Hwy 99E in Oregon City, approx 290 feet downstream of the Oregon City / All trout, salmon and steelhead that are released must be unharmed and should not be removed from the water. CATCH-AND-RELEASE 2017 OREGON SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS 47 West Linn Bridge (Hwy 43) and extending upstream approx 1,715 feet to the retaining wall that extends into the river at the NW Corner of Blue Heron Paper Mill.

Artificial flies and lures only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Santiam Pass)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Lost Lake)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
in all tributaries and on the mainstem upstream of Hwy 47 bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Hwy 99 bridge located at Harrisburg upstream to McKenzie River mouth and tributaries:

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Includes tributaries on mainstem and tributaries upstream of the confluence of North and South Forks of Yamhill River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Collawash River)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Round Lake)

Anti-snagging gear restrictions

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Clackamas River Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Leader length must be between 18 and 36 inches

Gear restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Angling gear may be cast within 200 feet of fish ladder at base of Dexter Dam.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Gear Restriction: From Dexter Dam 700 feet downstream to markers: Only one single point hook with 5/8 inch gap or smaller may be used.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Gear Restriction: From Dexter Dam downstream to the power lines (approx. 1/2 mile)- any attached weight may be no more that six feet above lower most hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam Gear Restrictions: Waterloo Road Bridge to 200 feet above Waterloo Falls, fly fishing or bobber angling with 36 inch maximum length leader

Fishing restrictions, see special

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Restrictions from Dexter Dam approximatley 700 feet downstream to markers: No angling from the north shore, from a floating device, or while wading.

Youth only (17 years and under) or disabled angler permit holder

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Closed to all angling

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
from ODFW markers located 75 ft. downstream and 200 ft upstream of the ODFW weir and fish trap in Dodge Park near the mouth of the Bull Run River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Clackamas River, River Mill Dam upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam Closed from the entrance of the fishway/fish trap at the Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam downstream approximately 275 feet to the ODFW deadline markers.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Middle Fork Willamette) Includes Tributaries Excludes Little Fall Creek Closed within 200 feet of entrance to the Fall Creek fish ladder.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries within the Leaburg powerhouse tailrace

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries from Leaburg Dam to below fish screens (approx. 600 ft.).

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
within 200 feet upstream of Leaburg Dam.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Closed — within the Walterville bypass canal from the Walterville Canal salmon weir upstream to the McKenzie River. Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Closed from Cougar Dam downstream 700 feet (to concrete supports of the old adult fish trap). Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Closed within the Carmen Spawning Channel and in the McKenzie River from Trail Bridge Dam to 200 feet downstream from the Carmen Spawning Channel entrance. Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries excludes Blue River and Tributaries, Leaburg Canal and Tributaries, Leaburg Lake, Mohawk River and Tributaries, Smith River and Tributaries above Smith Reservoir, and Waterville Canal and Tributaries Closed within 200 feet downstream of Leaburg Dam. Gear Restriction: Leaburg Dam downstream to Trout Creek (approx. 1 mile) any attached weight may be no more than six feet from the lowermost hook, in addition to the statewide hook and weight regulations

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Closed from the mouth upstream to Moose Lake.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries Closed to angling in Salt Creek from Gold Lake boat ramp downstream 100 yards

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam Closed from the ODFW markers (located between the foot bridge and the 1st Ave Bridge) upstream to the falls in Mill City.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam Closed within the Stayton power canal.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam Closed from the ODFW markers at Packsaddle Park upstream to Minto Dam.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Big Cliff Dam Closed from Big Cliff Dam downstream 400 feet

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Foster Dam Closed from Foster Dam downstream approximately 1/4 mile to ODFW markers.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
10:00 pm - 4:00 am

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
1 hour after sunset until 1 hour before sunrise.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
within the Walterville bypass canal from the salmon weir upstream to the McKenzie River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
between the salmon weir and the downstream confluence with the McKenzie River.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River Closed in the tailrace of the West Linn Paper Company. The area is defined; beginning a the south of the tailrace on the south bank, extending across the tailrace to the north bank, then in a west, south, east direction around the bank of the tail race.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth upstream to Willamette Falls including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River Closed from 200 feet upstream from the fishway at Oregon City Falls to an imaginary line described as: Beginning 54 feet below the southwest corner of electric plant on Black Point to the northeast corner of Mill A grinder room on the west side of the river then downstream 20 feet below the grinder room arches then west to the bank of the river

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
1 hour after sunset until 1 hour before sunrise.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 15
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 15
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Willamette River)

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Willamette River)

Bait allowed

Dates:
May 15 - Jul 15
License:
Angling License

Angling license

Dates:
All year
Special:
Open all year upstream of Abiqua Falls

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year

Dates:
All year
Special:
upstream of Butte Creek Falls

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Open all Year

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Dates:
All year

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Includes Hills Creek Tributaries Above Hills Creek Reservoir

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
Open all year upstream of Silverton Reservoir

Dates:
All year
Special:
Includes Canals No minimum length on warmwater fish
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
Special:
Above Smith Reservoir

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
Special:
No minimum length on warmwater fish.
Size:
No Minimum Length

Dates:
All year
Special:
The Willamette Zone is all waters draining to the Columbia River between the city of St. Helens and Bonneville Dam, except for those portions of tributaries east of the Sandy River that are downstream from the Union Pacific Railroad line (see Columbia Zone pages 72-79, for more details). Includes all waters on Sauvie Island except the Columbia Rive

Activities Available

Fresh Water Fishing
Salt Water Sport Fishing

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Harvest Prohibited
Spear Gun
On Land
Use Of Bait Allowed
Two Rod Validation May Be Used.
Artificial Fly
Anti-Snagging
Rings
No More Than One Single Point Barbless Hook May Be Used.
Use Of Bait Allowed, Two Rod Validation May Be Used
Snag Hook
Gig
Catch And Release Only, Fly Fishing Only, Barbless Hooks Required
Catch And Release Only, Only One Single-point Barbless Hook May Be Used
Fly Fishing Only, Barbless Hooks Required
Gear Restrictions, Bait Allowed
Closed
Dip Net
Catch And Release Only And Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Net
Snagging
Catch And Release Only, Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Traps
Youth Only (17 Years And Under)
Codes For Tags
Lure
Snagging, Unlawful
Harvest Allowed
Watercraft Restrictions
Using Gurdies, Winches Or Reels Affixed To A Boat To Land Fish, Unlawful
Bank Angling
Hand
Chumming
Harvest Allowed, Use Of Bait Allowed
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Crossbow, Spear, Spear Gun, Gaff And Snag Hook
Baited Lines (no Hooks Allowed)
Bobber Fishing
Catch And Release Only
Prohibited
Chumming, Unlawful
Angling
Crossbow
Youth Angling Or Oregon Disabled Hunting And Fishing Permit Holders Only
Hand, Baited Lines (no Hooks Allowed), Net, Rings And Traps
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.
No Harvest Allowed, Catch And Release Only
Bow And Arrow
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Spear, Spear Gun, Gaff And Snag, Hook And Herring Jig.
Closed, Watercraft Restrictions
Gaff
Fly-Fishing
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Spear, Gig, Spear Gun, Dip Net
Gear Restrictions
Using Drones/unmanned Vehicles When Angling Or To Aid In Angling, Unlawful
Closed In All Waters Except As Noted Under Exceptions
Metal Core Line
Leader
Hook Gap
Angling Restrictions
Attractor
Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Only Hatchery Trout May Be Harvested
Bait
Spear
Hand-held Landing Net
Barbless Hooks Required
Strike Indicator
Herring Jig
Illegal To Harvest Or Possess
No Harvest Allowed, Catch And Release Only, Use Of Bait Allowed
Bobber
On Any Vessel
Hook
Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Catch And Release Only Except As Noted Under Exceptions
Fishing Restrictions, See Special
Youth Only (17 Years And Under) Or Disabled Angler Permit Holder
No More Than Two Hooks May Be Used.
Fly Fishing Only, Barbless Hooks Required.
Unlawful
Closed To All Angling
Bait Allowed
Bait Fishing

State-wide Species Available

Abalone
Alvord Chub
Bass
Bluegill
Borax Lake Chub
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bullfrog
Bull Trout
Cabezon
California Roach
Caribe
Carp
Catfish
Catlow Tui Chub
Channel Catfish
Chinook Salmon
Chub
Chum Salmon
Clams
Coho Salmon
Crappie
Crayfish
Eulachon Smelt
Flatfish
Flounder
Foskett Springs Speckled Dace
Game Fish
Goose Lake Lamprey
Goose Lake Sucker
Goose Lake Tui Chub
Grass Carp
Grayling
Greenling
Halibut
Hybrid Bass
Jenny Creek Sucker
Klamath Basin Lamprey
Klamath Lamprey
Kokanee
Kokanee Salmon
Lahontan Redside Shiner
Largemouth Bass
Leopard Shark
Lingcod
Lost River Sucker
Malheur Mottled Sculpin
Margined Sculpin
Miller Lake Lamprey
Millicoma Dace
Modoc Sucker
Mullet
Mussels
Nongame Fish
Nongame Marine Fish
Northern Pikeminnow
Off-Shore Pelagic Species
Offshore Pelagic
Oregon Chub
Oregon Chub Of Hutton Spring
Oregon Lakes Tui Chub
Pacific Halibut
Pacific Lamprey
Perch
Pink Salmon
Piranha
Pit-Klamath Lamprey
Pit Sculpin
Rainbow Trout
River Lamprey
Rockfish
Salmon
Sculpin
Shad
Sheldon Tui Chub
Shellfish
Short Nose Sucker
Skates
Smallmouth Bass
Smelt
Sockeye Salmon
Sole
Soupfin Shark
Spiny Dogfish
Spotted Bass
Steelhead
Striped Bass
Sturgeon
Sucker
Suckers
Summer Lake Basin Tui Chub
Sunfish
Tahoe Sucker
Trout
Walking Catfish
Walleye
Warner Basin Tui Chub
Warner Sucker
Western Brook Lamprey
Whitefish
White Sturgeon
Wild
Wild Chinook Salmon
Yellow Perch

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.