Event, Fishing, OREGON

Free Fishing Weekend returns President’s Day weekend, Feb. 19-20

Dorman Pond in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley

Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on President's Day weekend—specifically, Saturday and Sunday, February 19 and 20—the first of three such "Free Fishing Weekends" to be held in 2022.

On those days, fishing, crabbing, and clamming is free to all residents and non-residents, meaning no fishing licenses or tags, including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement are required.

"The SMALL PRINT: Area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply," ODFW said.

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