Statewide

Oregon hunting and fishing licenses

November 30, 2018

Hunting and fishing licenses are generally valid for the calendar year. The exceptions are game bird hunting permits and validations that run from Aug. 1 to July 31 each year.

How to buy a license

Your license dollars help pay for programs that improve habitat, open private lands to public access, enhance fishing opportunities, and protect fish, wildlife and their habitats for future generations.

Use the links below to find detailed information (including costs) about what licenses and other documents you’ll need to hunt, fish and/or shellfish in Oregon.

Fishing

Crabbing and clamming 

Big game hunting

Game bird hunting

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