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ODFW to host free family fishing event at Gnat Creek Hatchery in Clatskanie on June 3

May 31, 2023

CLATSKANIE, Ore. — ODFW will host a family fishing event on Saturday, June 3 at Gnat Creek Hatchery. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for youth under 16 years old.

Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon is June 3-4, 2023 and no fishing/shellfish licenses or tags are required on those two days. Both Oregon residents and nonresidents can fish, clam and crab for free. (Find more information about Free Fishing Weekend including dates and locations of similar events happening statewide.)

ODFW will provide equipment including rods, reels and bait as well as some light refreshments, certificates and educational materials at the Gnat Creek Hatchery event. ODFW staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions and offer assistance to less experienced anglers. The limit is three rainbow trout per person. Ice will be provided but no fish cleaning service.

The event is free and registration is not required.



Gnat Cr Hatchery, (503) 455-2234

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