Family fishing at Alton Baker Canoe Canal
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Take the family fishing

Attend an ODFW family fishing event or DYI

We make it easy to take your family fishing – with free fishing events, recommended family-friendly fishing locations, and how-tos on everything from buying your gear to cooking your catch.

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