Oregon's Free Fishing Weekend starts Saturday
This weekend is Oregon’s Free Fishing Weekend. Learn more here.
On June 3 and 4, Oregon will allow the public to fish, crab and clam without a license.
During the weekend, Oregon residents and visitors can fish for free. Meanwhile, the state is stocking its lakes with more rainbow trout than any other time of year.
Justin Helm is with the Caddis Fly Angling Shop in Eugene. He said with so many fish at accessible locations, even children can get involved.
“You’re gonna be within ten feet of fish at all times,” Helm said. “So as long as your fly or lure or bait or whatever you’re using is in the water, you have a pretty good chance of catching…
Recreational Crabbing Back Open On South Oregon Coast - All of Coast Now Open
Recreational crabbing is back open on the Oregon Coast. Learn more here.
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff
(Winchester Bay, Oregon) – As of late last week, recreational crabbing is back open along the entire Oregon coast, after being shut down for a time between Winchester Bay and Cape Blanco. Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) made the announcement, saying all bays, estuaries and the ocean can once again continue the crustacean-gathering fun. (Above: Coos Bay, courtesy Oregon’s Adventure Coast)
The shut-down on May 1 was due to high levels of domoic acid, taking place from eight miles north of (43° 47′ at Tahkenitch Creek) to Cape Blanco (42° 50′). That…