On Free Fishing Weekends, you don’t need a license to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon. That’s no license, no tag, no endorsement needed.
All Free Fishing events through at least May 31 have been cancelled. In the meantime, check out the trout stocking schedule, the weekly Recreation Report and the how-to resources below to plan your own DIY fishing adventure.
Feb. 15-16 (Saturday & Sunday), President’s Day Weekend
June 6-7 (Saturday & Sunday)
Aug. 15-16 (Saturday & Sunday)
Nov. 27-28 (Friday & Saturday), Thanksgiving Weekend
*The FINE PRINT: Area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply.
The first weekend in June is Oregon’s traditional Free Fishing Weekend. On this weekend, ODFW and its partners will be sponsoring fishing events throughout the state. These events are free, and at most we’ll even provide the gear and instruction you’ll need to get started – from baiting the hook to landing your catch.
All events are Saturday, June 6 unless otherwise noted.
|CITY/TOWN||EVENT CONTACT||CONTACT NUMBER||LOCATION||EVENT DATE||EVENT TIME||SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS|
|Alsea||Jen Krajcik||541-487-5510||Oregon Hatchery Research Center||EVENT CANCELLED||7 am - 2 pm|
|Baker City||Bob Hassmiller||541-523-1344||Highway 203 Pond||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 12 pm|
|Bridal Veil||Miranda Mendoza||503-695-2261||Benson State Park, Benson Lake||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 12 pm|
|Camp Sherman||Luke Allen||541-595-6611||Wizard Falls Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 12 pm|
|Chiloquin||Greg Lipsiea||541-381-2278||Klamath Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Clatskanie||Mike Hazen||503-455-2234||Gnat Creek Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 3 pm||Parking is located on the hatchery grounds only. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ALONG THE HIGHWAY|
|Diamond Lake||Evan Leonetti||541-464-2175||Diamond Lake||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Estacada||Dorothy Brown-Kwaiser||503-630-8139||Promontory Park||EVENT CANCELLED||10 am - 3 pm|
|Eugene||Emma Garner||541-726-3515||Alton Baker Park||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Gaston||Wilbert Warren||Please register on the following website: www.imhookedinc.org||Henry Hagg Lake||EVENT CANCELLED||8 am - 4 pm|
|Gaston||Wilbert Warren||Please register on the following website: www.imhookedinc.org||Henry Hagg Lake||EVENT CANCELLED||7 am - 3 pm|
|Gervais||John Cox||971-673-6034||St. Louis Ponds||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Hammond||Dane Osis||503-861-3170||Coffenbury Lake -Fort Stevens State Park||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 1 pm||Disabled access available|
|Hebo||Luke Haworth||503-392-5141||Hebo Lake||6/6/2020||10 am - 2 pm|
|Klamath Falls||George Gregory||541-949-8300||Lake of the Woods Resort||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 3 pm|
|Lakeside||Antonio Salgado||541-888-5515||Eel Lake/Tugman STP||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 3 pm|
|Oakridge||Willamette Hatchery||541-782-2933||Willamette Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 12 pm|
|Otis||Michelle Viss||541-994-8606||Salmon River Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||8 am - 12 pm|
|Port Orford||David Chambers||541-332-7025||Arizona Pond||EVENT CANCELLED||8 am - 2 pm|
|Rockaway Beach||Chris Lauman||503-368-6828||Nedonna Pond||6/6/2020||9 am - 2 pm|
|Silverton||Dawn Olson||503-873-0405||Silverton Marine Park||EVENT CANCELLED||8 am - 3 pm|
|Sutherlin||Evan Leonetti||541-464-2175||Cooper Creek Reservoir||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Tillamook||James Skaar||503-842-4090||Trask River Hatchery||EVENT CANCELLED||8 am - 3 pm|
|Toledo||Christine Clapp||541-265-8306 ext. 253||Olalla Reservoir||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
|Winchester Bay||Evan Leonetti||541-464-2175||Lake Marie||EVENT CANCELLED||9 am - 2 pm|
**Everyone must ride shuttle buses to and from the following sites in Silverton. There is no parking at the Marine Park.
Buses will run all day from 8 am to 2:30 pm. Shuttle locations:
Disabled access available.
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