Tag Archives: Fishing Licenses/Tags

Oregon hunting, fishing licenses will lighten wallets

Oregon resident fishing licenses will increase $3 and resident hunting licenses will go up $1 in 2020 to help fuel fish and wildlife management in Oregon. The fee increase is the third and final one since 2016 under a law passed in 2015 by the Oregon Legislature to incrementally add to the Oregon Department of […]
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Fish for free this weekend anywhere you want in Oregon

Grab your poles and your crabbing rings, because this weekend it will be free to fish, crab or clam Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17-18. KMTR reports while licenses or tags are not required this weekend, all other fishing regulations apply including closures, bag limits and size restrictions. Source: Fish for free this weekend anywhere you […]
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Fishing scam? BBB warns of deceptive license site

A website that claims to assist anglers interested in getting their state fishing licenses is actually a scam, according to state wildlife officials and the Better Business Bureau. After at least two Oregonians say they were duped by the website FishingLicense.org, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife and the BBB are warning users interested […]
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Ovgard | What’s new in fishing for 2019

Every year for more than 15 years, I’ve made a trip to the sporting goods counter as close to New Year’s Day as possible with two goals: (1) buy a new fishing license and (2) pick up the latest copy of “the regs.” License in hand, I tear into the regs with the same enthusiasm […]
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ODFW license glitches fixed

Q: I’m wondering if the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has fixed all the bugs yet in its new hunting and fishing license app. I’m not going to rely on the cellphone app for tagging steelhead until they do. A: The agency has found, and fixed, the two biggest problems in the new web-based […]
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New fishing license app needs a reboot

Oregon’s new web-based phone app for hunting and fishing licenses and tags had a tough first week, but state wildlife officials hope it doesn’t scare anglers and hunters away from using the new app. App-based salmon-steelhead harvest cards wouldn’t work offline, and missing or misdated big-game tags marred the app’s launch. Source: New fishing license […]
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Pete Heley: Oregon’s wildlife fees are a bargain

As expected, there have been numerous glitches in the ODFW’s new licensing system, one of which is that the audio on the licensing agent training video is turned down so low as to make it almost unusable. Hopefully, things will be running much more smoothly by January 1st. Checking the fees other states charge for […]
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Oregon’s new hunt/fish license system starts Saturday

Oregon’s new cyber-system for issuing hunting and fishing licenses goes online Saturday. License agents will no longer issue licenses on special paper, but most (not all) of the state’s 500-plus private locations have agreed to sell licenses and tags printed on regular printer paper. The major retailer still negotiating is Fred Meyer. Source: Oregon’s new […]
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New license system launches

Oregon hunters and anglers will be able to download 2019 licenses and tags on their smartphones, tablets or computers beginning Saturday as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife dumps its old point-of-sale licensing system for a new web-based one. Some time Saturday, hunters and anglers will be able to buy their new licenses and […]
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Hunting, fishing licenses and tags become just another app in Oregon next year

Oregon will hook its anglers and hunters on the Internet in 2019. On Dec. 1, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will open a new licensing system focused primarily on the nearly universal popularity of smartphones. Source: Hunting, fishing licenses and tags become just another app in Oregon next year | OregonLive.com