A mom helps her daughter hold a fishing pole at Canby Pond.
Statewide

2022 Free Fishing Days and events

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.

Feb. 19-20 (Saturday & Sunday), President’s Day Weekend
June 4-5 (Saturday & Sunday)
Nov. 25-26 (Friday & Saturday), Thanksgiving Weekend

*The SMALL PRINT: Area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply.

Free Fishing Events

The first weekend in June is Oregon’s traditional Free Fishing Weekend. And each year ODFW and its partners sponsor several free fishing events throughout the state. To find an event near you, and to check out other family fishing events throughout the spring and fall, visit our Take the family fishing pageThis page also features everything you need to know to plan your own Free Fishing day adventures.

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