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Welcome to 2023 Oregon Fishing

2023 Oregon Fishing Regulations Cover

What’s New for 2023

Changes or additions are highlighted in yellow throughout the document.

  • New regulations and requirements when fishing for steelhead in the Southwest Zone.
  • Changes to Zone Regulations when fishing for bass in streams.
  • Clarifications of fishing areas in the North Umpqua River.
  • New regulations in the Fall River in the Central Zone.

2023 Free Fishing Days

February 18-19, June 3-4, and November 24-25

Introduce a friend, child, co-worker or family member to fishing during Oregon’s free fishing days. ODFW offers Oregon residents and visitors the opportunity to explore and experience fishing, crabbing or clamming without the need for a license or tags. For more information visit the ODFW website,