Get an Oregon Fishing License

Oregon has its own set of fishing laws and regulations that need to be followed in order to protect their fish populations

Get an Oregon Fishing License

OREGON FISHING LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Certain fish species would be endangered or extinct if there were no fishing regulations in place. Laws and regulations are important in helping to protect the future of recreational fishing. Regulations can change based fluctuating fish populations, so check for updates before each trip.

IT’S NOT A FEE, IT’S A CONTRIBUTION

Your fishing license purchase helps to protect and preserve the sport of fishing for years to come. The fees collected from Oregon fishing licenses go toward fishery management, habitat development, endangered species programs, and conservation education.

Oregon Fishing License

OREGON FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION

  • The easiest way to purchase your Oregon fishing license is use the online licensing system from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • You can also purchase your Oregon fishing license by mail, via fax, at any Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife office, or at a license issuing agent location.
  • An Oregon fishing license is required for residents and nonresidents age 12 and over. You must carry your fishing license at all times while fishing in the State.