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Free Fishing Weekend

June 3-4, 2017

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Introduce a friend, child, co-worker or family member to fishing during Oregon’s Free Fishing Weekend. Always the first full weekend in June; ODFW offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam without a license. All fishing regulations still apply. See the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

2017 Free Fishing Weekend Events

All events are on a Saturday, unless otherwise noted

NEAREST TOWN

LOCATION

TIME

CONTACT

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

JUNE 3, 2017

Albany

Timber Linn Memorial Park

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Jack Rice, 503-394-2496

 

Alsea

Thissell Pond

7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Jen Krajcik, 541-487-5512

 

Ashland               

Hyatt Lake – Mountain View Shelter

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Diana Bauman, 541-772-4970

 

Baker City

203 Pond

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Shannon Archuleta, 541-523-1385

 

Bend                     Pine Nursery Pond 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. Jen Luke, 541-388-6366   

Bridal Veil

Benson State Recreation Area

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mo Czinger, 503-969-8853

 

Camp Sherman

Wizard Falls

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Luke Allen, 541-595-6611

 

Chiloquin

Klamath Hatchery

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Greg Lipsiea, 541-381-2278

 

Clatskanie

Gnat Cr Fish Hatchery 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mike Hazen, 503-455-2234

Parking is located on the hatchery grounds only.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK ALONG THE HIGHWAY.

Detroit

Hoover Boat Ramp Parking Lot

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Isaac Morris, 503-854-3522

 

Diamond Lake    Diamond Lake    9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. Evan Leonetti, 541-440-3353        

Enterprise

Marr Pond

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ron Harrod, 541-426-4467

 

Eugene Alton Baker Canoe Canal 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Katherine Nordholm, 541-726-3515 ext 28  
Florence Cleawox Lake 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Christine Clapp 541-265-8306 ext253  
Gaston Henry Hagg Lake 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Will Warren, 503-453-0521  
Gervais St. Louis Ponds 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Jeff Fulop, 971-673-6034                

Gold Beach

Libby Pond

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

John Weber, 541-247-7605

 

Hammond

Coffenbury Lake – Fort Stevens State Park

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dane Osis, 503-861-3170

 

Hebo

Hebo Lake

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Luke Haworth, 503-392-5141

 

Klamath Falls

Lake of the Woods Resort

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

George Gregory, 541-949-8300

 

Lakeside Eel Lake/Tugman STP 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Antonio Salgado,  541-888-5515  

Oakridge

Willamette Fish Hatchery

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tami Edmunds, 541-782-2933

 

Otis Salmon River Hatchery 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Michelle Viss, 541-994-8606

Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, though a limited number of poles will be provided.

Prairie City

McHaley Pond

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Brent Smith, 541-575-1167

 

Rockaway Beach

Nedonna Pond

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Brian Johnson, 503-368-6828

 

Selma

Lake Selmac

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Judy Lollich, 541-295-7700

 

Silverton

Silverton Marine Park

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dawn Olson, 503-873-2681
Jon Debo, 503-932-7699 (For Handicap Access)

EVERYONE MUST RIDE THE BUSSES TO AND FROM THE FOLLOWING SITES IN SILVERTON.  THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE MARINE PARK.  THERE WILL BE BUSSES RUNNING ALL DAY FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

  1. PARKING LOT NEXT TO ROTH’S; 918 1ST ST. 
  2. PARKING LOT ABOVE DUTCH BRO’S; 301 WESTFIELD ST. 
  3. SILVERTON LIBRARY; 410 S WATER ST. 
  4. NAZARENE CHURCH; 1130 S WATER ST.
  5. SILVERTON GRANGE; 201 DIVISION ST.

Sun River

Caldera Springs

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tim Foulk, 541-593-1510

 

Sutherlin                             Cooper Creek 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Evan Leonetti     541-440-3353      

Tillamook

Trask River Hatchery

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

James Skaar, 503-842-4090

 

Toledo
Olalla Reservoir 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Christine Clapp   541-265-8306 ext253  

JUNE 4, 2017 SUNDAY

Azalea                                 Galesville Reservoir 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. Evan Leonetti, 541-440-3353  
Gaston Henry Hagg Lake 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Will Warren, 503-453-0521  

Port Orford

Arizona Pond

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

David Chambers, 541-332-7025

 

Reedsport Lake Marie          9:00 - 3:00 p.m. Evan Leonetti, 541-440-3353        


These programs are funded by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (Pittman-Robertson) and the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act (Wallop-Breaux).

Assurances

The Oregon Outdoor Skills Program is subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and offers all persons the opportunity to participate in programs and activities regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. No individual will be turned away from or otherwise be denied access to or benefit from, any program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Complaints of discrimination should be sent to: Chief, Public Civil Rights Division, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.

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