Go fishing in Oregon for trophy-size bass, Sturgeon, Pacific Halibut, Rainbow Trout, Chinook salmon and the celebrated Steelhead. With eight rivers, 249 lakes and direct access to the Pacific Ocean, the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region is a sports fishing paradise.
For anglers planning a sports fishing trip to Oregon or for those just seeking a lazy afternoon soaking up serenity beside the water, we've compiled a list of some of the best local fishing spots (PDF).
How to Fish in Oregon
Fishing regulations vary by season and region, so please review the current guidelines when obtaining your Oregon Fishing License. Licenses are available on a daily or annual basis and required for all anglers over the age of 13 years old. We recommend exploring Oregon's many lakes and rivers with an experienced fishing guide.
Adventure Center in Springfield - Stop by for fishing guidance, brochures, maps and to purchases forest, park and recreational passes (NOTE: fishing licenses must be purchased directly from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife).
Family Fishing Days - Event dates scheduled at stocked ponds around Oregon designed to teach kids how to bait, cast and reel in their catch. Fishing licenses required for participants older then 13 years.