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Workshops & Events

Not sure what to do with a fishing rod even if you had one? Thought about hunting but getting started seems like an impossible task? Then let us help you. During ODFW's hands-on workshops and family fishing events we will provide the instruction and gear you'll need to actually catch a fish or shoot a pheasant. Other classes will help you navigate the controlled hunt process, or show you what equipment you'll need to hunt or fish.

Several families fishing at a family fishing event
There are events throughout the state.
Mostly in May and June, sometimes fall.
Times vary, but usually early/mid-morning to early/mid-afternoon.
Free: loaner gear, tackle and bait provided.
HE Class
Hunter education
Numerous locations throughout the state.
Courses and field days are offered year-round.
Times vary, but usually in the evenings or on weekends.
$10 for a conventional course, $10 for in-person field day.
Shotgun Skills
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Bend Trap Club - 29753 US-20 Bend, OR 97701
June 22, 2024
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25.00
Surfperch
Learn to Fish
Canyon Drive Park - Lincoln City
June 29, 2024
8:30am - 11:30am
$25.00
A young man carrying archery equipment looks over a lush forest with mountains in the background and cloudy skies
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Three Rivers Archery Park - Memorial Lane (located at the intersection of Coach road and Memorial lane)
June 29 and 30
9:00am - 4:00pm both days
$35.00
Plunking for Sockeye
Learn to Fish
Sauvie Island Beach - 38798 NW Reeder Rd Portland, OR 97231
July 6, 2024
5:30am - 12:00pm
$35.00
Hunting public land
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Conference room at Thompson's Sanitary Service - 7450 NE Avery St. Newport, OR 97365
July 11, 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$10.00
Shotgun Skills
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Bend Trap Club - 29753 US-20 Bend, OR 97701
July 13, 2024
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25.00
Hunting public land
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Cabela's - 7555 SW Nyberg St Tualatin, 97062
July 18, 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$10.00