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2013 sport fishing regulations available on-line

December 05, 2012

Printed synopses delayed until mid-December

SALEM, Ore. – The 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations are now available on-line at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Website at new rules take effect Jan. 1, 2013.

The printed synopsis of the regulations will be available in mid-December, about two weeks later than normal due to a printing delay. Once printed, the synopsis will be available at ODFW offices and most places that sell fishing and hunting licenses.

Some of the new regulations for 2013 include:

  • Opening of Diamond Lake to year round fishing.
  • Establishing winter fishing opportunity on Lemolo Reservoir.
  • Reducing the annual sturgeon catch limit to two.
  • Restricting the use of bait on the McKenzie River from Hayden Bridge upstream to Hendricks Bridge.
  • Increasing the daily bag limit for smallmouth bass on the Umpqua River.
  • Adjusting the daily bag limit on Crane Prairie Reservoir to help create a trophy trout fishery.
  • Setting largemouth bass bag limits for Wickiup Reservoir.

All the regulation changes for 2013 will appear in blue in both the on-line and printed versions.



Jessica Sall (503) 947-6023

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