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ODFW Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 17-18

Young boy holding up a rockfish


This coming weekend, Feb. 18-19 (Saturday & Sunday) is the first of three Free Fishing Weekends in Oregon for 2024. On Free Fishing Weekends, you don’t need a license to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon. That’s no license, no tag, no endorsement needed. Book your Half Day Rockfish & Lingcod trip for Saturday or Sunday this week and you won’t need a fishing license, or visit us in the Newport Marina Store to rent a crab ring or clam gun and go harvest your limits of shellfish license-free!

This year’s Free Fishing Weekends are set for the following:

Feb. 17-18 (Saturday & Sunday), President’s Day Weekend
June 1-2 (Saturday & Sunday)
Nov. 29-30 (Friday & Saturday), Thanksgiving Weekend

*Please note: Per ODFW, area closures, bag limits and all other regulations still apply*

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