Primary Regulations

License Angling License, and a Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag. Columbia River Endorsement may be required. See Special.
Date All Year in Open Areas
Bag limit 20 in any combination (annually), salmon (Coho, Chinook, Chum, Pink, and Sockeye) or steelhead, when recorded on the Combined Angling Tag.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour prior to sunset
Method Single-point hooks larger than 1-inch gap and multiple point hooks larger than 9/16 inch gap are prohibited. All weight, if not part of conventional lure, must be attached on the fishing line between the lure and the end of the rod. With hooks larger than 5/8 inch gap or multiple point hook, weight must be attached 18 inches or more above the uppermost hook. A gaff may not be used.
Possession limit There is no possession limit for adult salmon and steelhead
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
County Clatsop
Place Youngs Bay
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
Place Wallusi River
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
Place Youngs River
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
Place Klaskanine River
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
Place Lewis and Clark River
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Use of Barbless hooks required
County Clatsop
Place Gnat Creek
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year where open
Method Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining a limit of adult salmon or steelhead.
Subspecies Jack
Region Snake River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Nov 1 - Dec 31.
Method Salmon angling from a floating device is prohibited
Place Columbia River: From Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Artificial flies and lures only
Date in Streams above tidewater May 22 - Aug 31.
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
County Tillamook
Place East Beaver Creek: East Beaver Creek Tributaries
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
County Tillamook
Place West Beaver Creek: West Beaver Creek Tributaries
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Closed including angling from the RR trestle Sep 1-30.
County Clatsop
Place Big Creek: Mouth to Hatchery Deadline
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Closed Apr 1 - Nov 30.
County Lane
Place Big Creek
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Bob Creek
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Cape Creek
Date Closed Apr 1 - Nov 30.
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Deadwood Creek Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Indian Creek Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
Bag limit 0 for all species
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
County Lincoln
Place Bear Creek: Bear Creek Tributaries
Region Northwest Zone
Bag limit 0 for all species
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Closed All Year
County Lincoln
Place Drift Creek: Alsea Basin: Drift Creek Tributaries: Drift Creek River Sections Not Listed
Possession limit 0 for all species
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Cummins Creek
Date Apr 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Ecola Creek: Mouth to Confluence of North and West Forks
Date Apr 1 - Oct 31
Region Northwest Zone
Bag limit 0 for all species
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Sep 1 - Nov 3
Place Lake Creek: Indian Creek to Fish Creek
Possession limit 0 for all species
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Bob Creek Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Five Rivers Tributaries: Five Rivers River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Kilchis River: Tilden Bluff Rd Bridge to North Fork Kilchis River
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Kilchis River Tributaries: Kilchis River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Lake Creek Tributaries Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Little Nestucca River Tributaries Not Listed: Little Nesttucca River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Lobster Creek: Mainstem Lobster Creek Above Confluence With Little Lobster Creek: Lobster Creek Tributaries Above Confluence With Little Lobster Creek
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Neskowin Creek Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nestucca River: Nestucca Bay: Nestucca River Tributaries Not Listed: Nestucca River River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Neharts Bay
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Neharts Bay Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Scott Creek
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place North Fork Siuslaw River Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Sand Lake Estuary Tributaries Not Listed: Sand Lake Estuary River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Salmonberry River Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Salmon River: Bridge Near MP9 On Hwy 18 to Confluence With Sulphur Cr West of the Van Duzen Corridor
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Slickrock Creek
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Soapstone Creek Tributaries Not Listed: Soapstone Creek River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Tillamook River Tributaries Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Tillamook Bay Tributaries Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Three Rivers Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Trask River Tributaries Not Listed: Trask River River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place North Fork Trask River Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place South Fork Trask River Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Whittaker Creek
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Whittaker Creek Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Wilson River: Tributaries and River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place South Fork Wilson River: Tributaries and River Sections Not Listed
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place North Fork Klaskanine River: Hatchery Deadline Marker to Hatchery Dam
Date Aug 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem River: Foss Rd (CC) Bridge (RM 15.1) to Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem Bay: Foss Rd (CC) Bridge (RM 15.1) to Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem Bay: Above Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem River: Above Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Salmon River: Bridge Near MP9 On Hwy 18 to Confluence With Sulphur Cr West of the Van Duzen Corridor
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Miami River: All Tributaries
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Necanicum River: Tributaries and River Sections Not Listed Including Neawanna Cr Above 12th Ave Bridge
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Siletz River: Above the Marker 900 Ft Below Siletz Falls and All Tributaries Above the Falls
Date All year
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Neskowin Creek
Date Apr 1 - Oct 31
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nestucca Bay: First Bridge (Near Beaver) to Moon Cr
Date Aug 1 - Dec 31
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nestucca River: First Bridge (Near Beaver) to Moon Cr
Date Aug 1 - Dec 31
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Plympton Creek
Date Sep 1 - Sep 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Sep 1 - Oct 31
County Clatsop
Place Rock Creek
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Sep 1 - Oct 31
County Columbia
Place Rock Creek
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Apr 1 - Nov 30
County Lane
Place Rock Creek
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Salmonberry River
Date Apr 1 - Oct 31
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Tenmile Creek
Date Apr 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Siuslaw River: Siuslaw River Mainstem: Above Whittaker Cr Including Tributaries
Date Oct 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Sweet Creek: Head of Tidewater to 200 Ft Below Falls Near MP 10
Date Oct 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Trask River: Marker At Dam Hole (MP 7 On Trask River Rd) Up to Blue Ridge Cr
Date Sep 1 - Nov 30
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Trask River: 200 Ft Above and 900 Ft Below Gold Cr At Trask Hatchery
Date Jul 16 - Oct 15
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Wilson River: (Mainstem): Hwy 101 Bridge to South Fork: Above Jordan Cr (RM 21.9)
Date Aug 1 - Dec 31
License Angling License
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Jul 16 - Sep 30
Place Three Rivers: Mouth to Hatchery Weir
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Rogue River: Tributaries Below Lost Creek Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Applegate River: Tributaries Below Applegate Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Illinois River: All Illinois River Tributaries, and the Illinois River Above Pomeroy Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Applegate River: Mouth to Applegate Dam: Applegate Dam Downstream 1,500 Ft to ODFW Markers
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Applegate River Tributaries: Mouth to Applegate Dam: Glade Creek Excluded
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Curry
Place Brush Creek: All Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place East Fork Coquille River: 200 Ft Above and Below Falls Above MP 21 Near Dora
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place North Fork Coquille River: Above East Fork Confluence: 200 Ft Above and Below LaVerne Falls
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place South Fork Coquille River: USFS Boundary Near Powers to Coquille River Falls Including Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Glade Creek: Mouth to Lower Crossing of Forest Service Rd 2030
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
County Curry
Place Hubbard Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
County Curry
Place Hubbard Creek
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Hunter Creek Tributaries: Mouth to North Fork
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Ferry Creek: Coquille Basin: Above Fillmore St Bridge Near Mouth
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all angling unless otherwise noted.
Place Ferry Creek Tributaries: Coquille Basin: Above Fillmore St Bridge Near Mouth
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Illinois River: All Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Illinois River: Fall Cr to 400 Ft Above Illinois Falls
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Mill Creek: Below Loon Lake
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Curry
Place Mussel Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Curry
Place Myrtle Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Curry
Place Myrtle Creek
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Curry
Place Mussel Creek
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Myers Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Myers Creek
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Umpqua River: Old Hwy 99 Bridge to 200 Ft Above Winchester Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Umpqua River: Markers (painted Lines) Above Rock Cr to Fly Area Boundary At Deadline Falls
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Umpqua River: Marker Below Soda Springs Dam Near Power Plant Enclosure to Slide Cr Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Umpqua River Tributaries: Rock Cr and Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Umpqua River Tributaries: Fly Area Boundary At Deadline Falls to Soda Springs Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Rogue River: Mouth to Hog Cr Boat Ramp: From ODFW Markers 400 Ft Below Rainie Falls to Rainie Falls (RM 66)
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Rogue River: Hog Cr Boat Ramp to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: From Gold Hill Boat Ramp (RM 121) Up to Gold Hill Municipal Water Intake.
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Rogue River: Hwy 62 Bridge At McGregor Park to ODFW Markers 1,200 Ft Below Fish Ladder Entrance Markers (RM 157) At Cole Rivers Hatchery:Cole Rivers Hatchery Outflow Channel to Confluence With the Main River Channel
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Rogue River: ODFW Markers 1,200 Ft Below Fish Ladder Entrance Markers (RM 157) to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: From ODFW Markers Below Fish Ladder Entrance to Hatchery Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place South Umpqua River: Tributaries Below Jackson Creek Bridge: Jackson Creek
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place South Umpqua River: Tributaries Below Jackson Creek Bridge: Jackson Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place South Umpqua River: Mainstem and Tributaries Above Jackson Cr Bridge
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Thomas Creek Tributaries
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Thomas Creek
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Airport Pond
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Balch Creek
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Bull Run River: Mouth to Watershed Boundary: From ODFW Markers 75 Ft Below and 200 Ft Above the ODFW Weir and Fish Trap In Dodge Park Near Mouth.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Canyon Creek: South Santiam
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Cedar Creek: Sandy River: Mouth to Markers 100 Ft Above Hatchery Water Intake Dam
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Dog Creek
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Eagle Creek: Clackamas River: Mouth to Markers 200 Ft Below Hatchery Ladder Outlet: From 200 Ft Above and 300 Ft Below Fish Ladder 1/2 Mile Below Eagle Fern Park
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Gold Lake: From Gold Lake Boat Ramp 300 Ft Down Salt Cr
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Horn Creek
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Leaburg Canal: From Leaburg Dam to Below Fish Screens (approx. 600 Ft.).
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Leaburg Canal Tributaries: From Leaburg Dam to Below Fish Screens (approx. 600 Ft.).
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Leaburg Canal Tributaries: Within the Leaburg Powerhouse
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Leaburg Canal: Within the Leaburg Powerhouse
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Leaburg Lake: Within 200 Ft Above Leaburg Dam
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Lookout Creek Tributaries
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Lookout Creek
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place McKenzie River and Tributaries: Hendricks Bridge to Leaburg Dam: Within 200 Ft Downstream of Leaburg Dam
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place McKenzie River and Tributaries: Forest Glen Boat Ramp to Clear Lake: Within the Carmen Spawning Channel and In the McKenzie River From Trail Bridge Dam to 200 Ft Below the Carmen Spawning Channel Entrance.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place McKenzie River and Tributaries: Forest Glen Boat Ramp to Clear Lake: From Cougar Dam Downstream 700 Ft to Concrete Supports of the Old Adult Fish Trap.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Moose Creek: Mouth to Moose Lake
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Row River and Tributaries: Mosby Cr and Mosby Cr Tributaries
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Salt Creek and Tributaries: Mainstem From Gold Lake Boat Ramp Downstream 300ft
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Fork Santiam River: Stayton-Scio Bridge to ODFW Markers At Packsaddle Park: From the ODFW Markers (between the Foot Bridge and the 1st Ave Bridge In Mill City) Up to Falls aND Within the Stayton Power Canal
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Fork Santiam River: ODFW Markers At Packsaddle Park to Minto Dam
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place North Fork Santiam River: Minto Dam to Big Cliff Dam: From Big Cliff Dam Downstream 400 Ft
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place South Fork Santiam River: 200 Ft Above Waterloo Falls to Foster Dam: From Foster Dam Downstream Approx. 1/4 Mi to ODFW Markers.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Spring Creek Pond (Maxwell Pond)
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Walterville Canal and Tributaries: Between the Salmon Weir and the Downstream Confluence With the McKenzie River.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Walterville Canal and Tributaries: Within the Walterville Bypass Canal From the Salmon Weir Upstream to the McKenzie River.
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Willamette River (Mainstem): Mouth to Willamette Falls Including Multnomah Channel/Willamette Slough/and Gilbert River: Oregon City Wall Bank Closure Area aND Willamette Falls Closure Area
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Bakeoven Creek and Tributaries
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Browns Creek
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Buck Hollow Creek and Tributaries
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Clear Branch Hood River
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Deschutes River: Northern Boundary of the Warm Springs Reservation to the Pelton Regulating Reservoir: From Pelton Regulating Dam Downstream Approx. 600 Ft to ODFW Markers.
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Fifteen Mile Creek and Tributaries: From the I-84 Bridge to 200 Ft Above Fishway At Seufert Falls.
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place West Fork Hood River and Tributaries: Above Angling Deadline 200 Ft Below Punchbowl Falls
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Link Creek
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Metolius River: Tributaries With the Exception of Lake Cr
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Odell Lake: Tributaries: aND Between ODFW Markers and Odell Cr Outlet: aND Between ODFW Markers and the Mouth of Trapper Cr.
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Pelton Regulating Reservoir
Region Central Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Pinnacle Creek
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
County Wallowa
Place Deer Creek: Mouth Up to Marker Approx. 0.2 Mi
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Granite Creek and Tributaries
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place John Day River: Mainline Railroad Bridge to North Fork: From ODFW Marker ¼ Mi Below Tumwater Falls to 200 Ft Above the Falls Near the Head of John Day Arm, Except For Warmwater Fish.
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Middle Fork John Day River: Above Hwy 395 Bridge: From Hwy 7 to Summit Cr.
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Little Sheep Creek: Within the Fenced Boundary of the Hatchery Facility
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Lookingglass Creek and Tributaries: Between 300 Ft Below Jarboe Cr and 200 Ft Above the Hatchery Water Intake (0.4 Mi).
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Meadow Creek: Forest Boundary to Smith Cr Rd Crossing
Region Northeast Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Spring Creek and Pond: (Wallowa Hatchery): Between Fish Hatchery Rd Crossings
Region Snake River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed to all Angling
Place Snake River: Mouth to Hells Canyon Dam: From Hells Canyon Dam Downstream 400 Ft to Cable Crossing.
Date All year
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Unlawful Activities: See Special
Date All year
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction Rules. See Special
Date All year
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Salmon/Steelhead Bobber Fishing Rule
Date All year
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Angling. See Special for Restrictions
Date All year
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Method Hook Restrictions: See Special
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method No angling from a floating device above Mill Cr.
Place Alsea Bay
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method No angling from a floating device above Mill Cr.
Place Alsea River: Mainstem
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method No angling from a floating device. No angling 100 ft above and below Alsea Hatchery fishway.
Place North Fork Alsea River: Mouth to Angling Deadline Marker Above Alsea Hatchery Fishway.
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method No angling from a floating device
Place South Fork Alsea River: Mouth to Bridge At McBee Park
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem River: Above Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date Sep 1 to Oct 31
Region Northwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Nehalem Bay: Above Hwy 26 Bridge At Elsie
Date Sep 1 to Oct 31
License Angling License
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of bait Allowed
Place South Fork Coquille River: Mouth to Middle Fork
License Angling License
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of bait Allowed
Place North Umpqua River: Mouth to Old Hwy 99 Bridge
License Angling License
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of bait Allowed
Place North Umpqua River: 200 Ft Above Winchester Dam to Lone Rock Slide Put In (BLM Rec. Site)
License Angling License
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Open All year
Method Leader length must be less than or equal to 6 ft. Use of bait allowed
Place Rogue River: From Mouth to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: Hog Cr Boat Ramp to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp
License Angling License
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Open All year
Method Leader length must be less than or equal to 6 ft. No angling from a floating device.
Place Rogue River: ODFW Markers 1,200 Ft Below Fish Ladder Entrance Markers (RM 157) to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit Combined daily bag limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of Bait Allowed. No angling from a floating device from 200 ft below Oxbow Park boat ramp upstream.
Place Sandy River: Mouth to ODFW Markers At Salmon River Confluence
Subspecies Hatchery
Possession limit 2 daily bag limits
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit Combined daily bag limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Closed between markers 400 ft above and 126 ft below the downstream corner of the Faraday Powerhouse Jun 16 - Oct 31. Closed from the entrance of the fishway/fish trap at the Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam downstream approx. 275 ft to the ODFW deadline markers.
Place Estacada Lake: Clackamas River: River Mill Dam Upstream to Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam
Subspecies Hatchery
Possession limit 2 daily bag limits
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit Combined daily bag limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Leader length must be between 18 and 36 inches Aug 1 - Dec 31. Use of Bait Allowed All Year
Place Eagle Creek: Clackamas River: Mouth to Markers 200 Ft Below Hatchery Ladder Outlet
Subspecies Hatchery
Possession limit 2 daily bag limits
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit Combined daily bag limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of bait allowed. No angling from a floating device between River Mill Dam and the ODFW markers approx. 100 ft above the Clackamas Hatchery water intake.
Place Clackamas River: Mouth to River Mill Dam
Subspecies Hatchery
Possession limit 2 daily bag limits
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Clackamas River: Mainstem and Tributaries (except Oak Grove Fork) Above Faraday Diversion (Cazadero) Dam, Excluding North Fork Reservoir and Faraday Lake
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit Combined daily bag limit of 3 hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Use of bait Allowed.
Place Bull Run River: Mouth to Watershed Boundary
Subspecies Hatchery
Possession limit 2 daily bag limits
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Angling Restrictions See Special
Place Columbia River: I-5 Bridge to Bonneville Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Only single-point hooks allowed when angling at Cascade Locks in the area between the boat ramp at the lower end of the locks upstream to the east (upstream) end of the lock wall.
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam: Boneville Dam Upstream to a Line Across the River 1,000 Ft From the Dam As Indicated By USACE Signs
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam: Interstate Hwy 197 Bridge At the Dalles Upstream to the Upper Lines of the Dalles Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Bank angling permitted above the Hwy bridge for 1,100 ft to the cyclone fence, all other areas closed.
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam: Interstate Hwy 197 Bridge At the Dalles Upstream to the Upper Lines of the Dalles Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Bank angling is permitted up to 600 ft below the fishway entrance. All other areas closed to all angling.
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam: John Day Dam Downstream Approx 3,000 Ft
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method No fishing from a floating device in USACE designated hazard zones above and below McNary Dam
Place Columbia River: Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington Border Above McNary Dam
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Jan 1 - Jun 30 and Oct 1 - Dec 31
Method Gear Restriction: Angling restricted to use of single, barbless artificial fly
Place North Umpqua River: Fly Area Boundary At Deadline Falls to Marker Below Soda Springs Dam Near Power Plant Enclosure
Region Southwest Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Middle Fork Coquille River: Above Myrtle Cr
Date Sep 16 - Nov 30
License Angling License, and a Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag. Columbia River Endorsement may be required. See Special.
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day, 20 per year. 5 jacks per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All Year in Open Areas
Place Below Willamette Falls and Columbia River Tributaries
Possession limit There is no possession limit for adult salmon and steelhead
Size longer than 20 inches
License Angling License, Columbia River Basin Endorsement and a Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag
Region Willamette Zone
Bag limit 2 adult salmon per day, 5 jacks per day, 2 daily jack limits in possession. 20 salmon and steelhead per year in aggregate.
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All Year in Open Areas
Place Above Willamette Falls
Possession limit There is no possession limit for adult salmon and steelhead
Size longer than 20 inches
License Angling License
Region Willamette Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Cedar Creek: Sandy River: Above Markers 100 Ft Above Intake Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Floating Device and Bank Angling Prohibitions: See Special
Place Columbia River: I-5 Bridge to Bonneville Dam
License Angling License
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date Nov 1 - Dec 31
Method angling from a floating device is prohibited from Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam
Place Columbia River: I-5 Bridge to Bonneville Dam
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Place Herman Creek: East of Peninsula From the Markers At the Mouth to the Mainline Railroad Bridge
Date Aug 16 - Nov 30
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Method Youth angling (ages 17 and under) or Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit holders only.
Place Herman Creek: Herman Cr Youth and Disabled Angler Angling Area - West of Peninsula From the Markers At the Mouth to Lower Herman Cr Pond Structure
License Angling license and combined angling tag required
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Herman Creek: Herman Cr Lagoon- East of the Line From Northwest Tip of the Jetty, South to Marker On Shore
License Angling license and combined angling tag required
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Plympton Creek: Mouth to Mainline Railroad Bridge
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Tanner Creek
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Bridal Veil Creek
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Wahkeena Creek
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Multnomah Creek
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Horsetail Creek
Region Columbia River Zone
When hour one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Date All year
Place Oneonta Creek
[Species] Hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead legally recorded on a Hatchery Harvest Tag do not count toward annual salmon and steelhead limit. [Species] Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. [Species] Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon. [License] Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. [License] All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. [Method] Unlawful to Remove eggs from any salmon, steelhead or sturgeon without retaining the carcass while in the field.
[Species] Hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead legally recorded on a Hatchery Harvest Tag do not count toward annual salmon and steelhead limit. [Species] Harvested adult wild salmon or steelhead must be recorded on the Combined Angling Tag. [Species] Anglers are not required to record the harvest of jack salmon. [License] Hatchery salmon or steelhead can be recorded on either the Combined Angling Tag or a Hatchery Harvest Tag, but hatchery catch must be recorded on one of these tags. [License] All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. [Method] Unlawful to Remove eggs from any salmon, steelhead or sturgeon without retaining the carcass while in the field. [Method] Angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. [Species] Harvest of wild salmon or steelhead is prohibited in the Willamette Zone unless otherwise noted under Exceptions.
[Region] (1) In the Columbia River where it forms the state boundary line, not including tributaries, sloughs and lands, the following rules apply: (a) Both Washington and Oregon resident or non-resident fishing licenses are valid except when the other state’s season is closed. (b) Anglers must follow the rules of the state in which they are fishing; (c) Anglers are restricted to one daily catch limit for all fish species from the Columbia River, even if licensed in Oregon and Washington; (2) When fishing on tributaries, sloughs or from the land of a state, the angler must be licensed by that state and obey all angling regulations of that state.
[Method] 1. From Bradford Island below Bonneville Dam from south shore between the dam and a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker at west end of riprap and from north shore between fishway entrance and a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker 850 ft downstream; 2. From Robins Island below Bonneville Dam downstream to a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker on mooring cell. 3. Angling from a floating device or using a floating device to set lines is prohibited in the area between Bonneville Dam and a line crossing the river below the dam marked by the boat-restricted zone sign on the Oregon shore at the westernmost tip of Robins Island to the boat-restricted zone sign approx. 50 ft above the Hamilton Island boat ramp on the Washington shore (USACE Boat Restricted Zone).
Open for other fish as described in Marine Zone.
[Method] Restrictions: It is unlawful to: 1. Snag, spear, gaff, net, trap, club, shoot, or ensnare any freshwater game fish. A hand-held landing net may be used to land a legally hooked fish. A gaff may not be used to land salmon, steelhead or other freshwater game fish in inland or ocean fisheries. 2. Take game fish other than those hooked inside the mouth. 3. Remove eggs from any salmon, steelhead or sturgeon without retaining the carcass while in the field. 4. Possess game fish in the field that have been dressed or mutilated so that size, species or fin clip cannot be determined. Fish may be dressed when the angler has reached their automobile (or principle means of land transportation) and has finished angling for the day. 5. Use lures to angle for sturgeon in waters closed to salmon and steelhead angling. 6. Gaff or penetrate sturgeon in any way while landing or releasing it. 7. Remove sturgeon greater than 54 inches fork length totally or in part from the water. 8. Not immediately release, unharmed, all fish not legal for retention, this includes tethering or tying a sturgeon to any object, including the shore, for take at a later time.
[Place] from the Highway 101 bridge upstream to markers at confluence of Youngs and Klaskanine rivers, including lower Lewis and Clark River upstream to Alternate Highway 101 bridge, and lower Walluski River upstream to Highway 202 bridge; and Gnat Creek (Clatsop Co.) from railroad bridge upstream to Aldrich Point Road bridge.
Open for Chinook salmon, hatchery coho salmon, and hatchery steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from I-5 bridge up to Bonneville Dam except closed Aug 16 - Nov 30. See Willamette Zone for areas above mainline RR bridge
[Method] Hook Regulations: 1. No more than three hooks may be used when angling, except herring jigs may be used for marine food fish species. 1. A double or treble point hook is classified as one hook. 2. When angling with two rods (where allowed and with a Two-Rod Validation), the general hook rule applies to each rod. 3. Barbless hooks are required when angling for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon or trout in certain waterbodies, please check zone regulations and exceptions prior to fishing. Barbless hooks are advised for fisheries where the catch-and-release of fish is anticipated.
Open for Chinook salmon, hatchery coho salmon and hatchery steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from the Rocky Point-Tongue Point line up to I-5 bridge, except closed Sep 1-30. See Northwest Zone for area above mainline RR bridge.
[Method] Bank angling prohibited: From Bradford Island below Bonneville Dam from south shore between the dam and a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker at west end of riprap and from north shore between fishway entrance and a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker 850 ft downstream From Robins Island below Bonneville Dam downstream to a line perpendicular to the shoreline marker on mooring cell. Angling from a floating device or using a floating device to set lines is prohibited in the area between Bonneville Dam and a line crossing the river below the dam marked by the boat-restricted zone sign on the Oregon shore at the westernmost tip of Robins Island to the boat-restricted zone sign approx. 50 ft above the Hamilton Island boat ramp on the Washington shore (USACE Boat Restricted Zone).
[Method] Unlawful Activities: 1. Using more than one rod or line when angling except: a. A person with a Two-Rod Validation may use two rods or lines (or five rods or lines only when ice fishing) in areas where use of the Two-Rod Validation is allowed. b. Youth anglers (under 12 years of age) can use two rods where legal without the two-rod validation. c. When angling outside of three miles from shore for offshore pelagic species, any number of rods or lines are allowed only if no species other than offshore pelagic species have been retained. d. Rods or lines must be closely attended. 2. Using gurdies, winches or reels affixed to a boat to land fish (rod or line must be held in hand) except when used to retrieve crab rings or pots. 3. Using drones/unmanned vehicles when angling or to aid in angling. 4. Snagging or attempting to snag gamefish. 5. Angling through a human-made ice hole larger than 12 inches in diameter or length. 6. Taking or attempting to take any fish by chumming, or knowingly angle with the aid of chum. Except when angling for offshore pelagic species outside of three miles from shore if no species other than offshore pelagic species have been retained. 7. Continuing to angle for the same type of fish after catching and retaining a bag or possession limit. Exceptions: a. In bass tournaments when provided for in tournament regulations. b. When assisting a disabled angler who has an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing permit. c. When sturgeon angling, provided all subsequent fish are released. d. Boat limit regulation in the ocean and portions of the Columbia River 8. Continuing to angle for jack salmon after taking a daily bag limit of adult salmon. 9. Catching all or part of another person’s bag limit, except as provided for by an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit. 10. Buying or selling fish or shellfish, or parts thereof, that were caught or taken for personal use. Except the skeletal remains of ocean food fish may be sold; and eggs from ocean-caught salmon may be sold to a licensed fish or bait dealer. 11. All undersized, oversized, prohibited species or unwanted fish or shellfish should not be removed from the water and must be immediately released unharmed. 12. Wasting fish, shellfish or marine intertidal invertebrates. 13. Disposing of a fish carcass into waters other than where the fish was caught. Anglers must retain enough of the carcass to identify the size, species and any fin clip. 14. Taking a fish with a radio tag (identified by an antenna trailing from its mouth or body) except in the mainstem Columbia River and its tributaries, when consistent with all other applicable laws and regulations. 15. Remove from streams, carcasses or parts of salmon and steelhead not taken legally. 16. Angling on private land without permission. 17. Trespassing on a fishway, weir or fish trap, or angling within 200 feet above and 200 feet below a weir or the entrance/exit of a private or public fishway or fish trap. 18. Taking or attempting to take fish from state or federal hatchery facilities. 19. Removal, alteration or possession of ODFW signs. 20. Failing to give the Department any part of a salmon or other fish containing codedwire tags, such as the snouts of salmon that have been marked with adipose fin clips. 21. Attaching a tag or physical mark to any fish in Oregon waters without a scientific taking permit. However, adipose or otherwise fin-clipped fish may be tagged as part of fishing tournament activities authorized under Department tournament permits. Contact ODFW in Salem for an application. 22. Refusing to allow ODFW employees, peace officers or landowners to inspect license, catch and gear. It is also unlawful, for any person licensed by ODFW to fail to comply with the directions of authorized Department personnel related to the collection of sampling data or material from salmon or other fish. By purchasing a license or tag a person consents to these inspections. 23. Knowingly provide false information to the Department or Commission on any report required by law. 24. Bringing live fish or live eggs into the state, transporting them overland, or from one water body to another without a permit from ODFW.
Open for Chinook, hatchery coho salmon, and hatchery steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington border. See Central Zone for area above mainline railroad bridge
Open for Chinook, hatchery coho salmon, and hatchery steelhead consistent with regulations for the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to Oregon/Washington border.
[Method] 1. See regulation exceptions where salmon/steelhead bobber rules are in place. 2. Fishing gear restricted to artificial fly, lure, or bait with one single-point hook. 3. Salmon/steelhead bobber angling gear must include a bobber and leader no longer than 36 inches. 4. Any weight is to be no more than 36 inches from the lowermost hook when suspended vertically. 5. The leader below the bobber must remain suspended vertically and not rest on the river bottom.
[Method] 1. See regulation exceptions where antisnagging gear restrictions are in place. 2.Fishing gear restricted to artificial fly, lure, or bait with one single-point hook. 3. Hooks must measure 3/4 inch or less at the gap. 4. Hook must be attached to or below any lure or bait. 5. Weight cannot be less than 18 inches above the lure or bait. 6. Consult exceptions to zone regulations to see which leader length applies: a) Leader length: 18-36 inches b) Leader length: less than or equal to 6 feet

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