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Detailed Information for: Angling License, Resident (Fishing)
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Updated: 1/29/2014
Description: This license is for residents ages 18 and older. All persons 14 years or older must have in possession a valid Oregon angling license to take any fish for personal use.

  • during one "Free Fishing Weekend" in June when no licenses or tags are required;

  • when taking smelt, shellfish, crayfish or bullfrogs;

  • Oregon resident landowners and members of their immediate family may angle on land they own and reside on;

  • when angling in the Pacific Ocean within 3 miles of shore between Cape Falcon, OR and Leadbetter Point, WA, either a Washington resident license or an Oregon license is valid.

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Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: ORS 497.075
OAR 635_010
Duration: Annual (Expires December 31 each year)
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  License: $33.00 (includes agent fee)
Responsible Agency: Fish and Wildlife, Department of
Prerequisites: Must have resided in Oregon for at least 6 consecutive months immediately before applying for a license.
Application Form: Angling Mail Order Application
Duplicate: $17.00 (includes agent fee)

If an annual angling license is lost, destroyed or stolen, the holder may request a duplicate license from any license agent. The duplicate license may be used in lieu of the lost, destroyed or stolen license.
ORS 497.032 covers duplicate licenses. 
Service Links:  Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations
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Required Documentation: Oregon driver's license or state nondriver's ID card, or three other pieces of ID, one of which must show name and current address indicating six month's residency in Oregon, must be presented when purchasing a resident license at any license agent. Mail order applicants must certify residency by signing the residency statement on the application.

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife, Department of
E-mail Address: ODFW.Info@state.or.us
Phone: 503-947-6000
Mail Address: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
4034 Fairview Industrisl Dr.
Salem, OR 97302 - 1142
Website Information: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/

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