Event, Fishing, Oregon

Free Fishing Weekend is June 5 and 6

Hagg Lake. File photo: Chas Hundley, August 3, 2020

Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Friday & Saturday, June 5 and 6, the second of three such "Free Fishing Weekends" to be held in 2021.

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.

Traditionally, the free fishing weekends are accompanied by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife-sponsored fishing events, but all have been canceled since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. 

ODF&W has compiled a number of angling resources, including a list of

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