Fishing in Oregon

There are great fishing opportunities all year long in Oregon. The state offers an amazing number rivers, freshwater lakes and scenic reservoirs. Purchase your fishing license today.

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Top Fishing Spots in Oregon

Alton Baker Park
Located along the north bank of the Willamette River, this Park is a great place for families to make an afternoon fishing and boating adventure.
Henry Hagg County Park
This Park is perfect for fishing. Young children can cast for bass, crappie, and perch from the fishing pier, by canoe, kayak or boat.
Prineville Reservoir State Park
This Park is a great place for families to have a fishing adventure. The Reservoir is home to smallmouth bass, crappie, rainbow trout, and bullhead.
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Common Catches in Oregon

Coho Salmon
Coho Salmon
An estimated 85 percent of native Pacific coho return to spawn in the same stream where they began their life.
Pink Salmon
Pink Salmon
The smallest of the Pacific salmons, the average size of a pink salmon is 3-5 lbs. (1-2 kg).
Pacific Halibut
Pacific Halibut
This is the largest Pacific flatfish and very much resembles the Atlantic halibut.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.
Bull Trout
Bull Trout
Bull trout are considered excellent water quality barometers due to their need for very clean and clear water to survive.

Types of Fishing in Oregon

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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