2011 ORS § 497.121¹
Angling and shellfish licenses and tags
  • fees

(1) The State Fish and Wildlife Commission is authorized to issue, upon application, to persons desiring to angle for fish or take shellfish the following licenses and tags and shall charge therefor the following fees:

(a) Resident annual angling license, $26.

(b) Nonresident annual angling license, $93.25 [bad link].

(c) Nonresident angling license to angle for seven consecutive days, $51.75 [bad link].

(d) Angling license to angle for one day, $11.75 [bad link].

(e) Resident annual juvenile angling license for persons 14 through 17 years of age, $4.

(f) Nonresident annual juvenile angling license for persons 14 through 17 years of age, $17.25 [bad link].

(g) Resident annual shellfish license, $5.

(h) Nonresident annual shellfish license, $18.50 [bad link].

(i) Nonresident three-day shellfish license, $9.50 [bad link].

(j) Two rod angling license valid in lakes and reservoirs for anglers who also hold a valid annual angling license, $15.

(k) Resident pioneer angling license for persons 65 years of age or older who have resided in the state for not less than 50 years prior to the date of application, free.

(L) Resident annual senior citizen angling license for persons 70 years of age or older who have resided in the state for not less than five years prior to the date of application, one-half the fee imposed under paragraph (a) of this subsection for a resident annual angling license.

(m) Resident disabled veteran angling license for a person who files with the commission written proof that the last official certification of record by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or by any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States shows the person to be at least 25 percent disabled, free.

(n) Resident disabled veteran shellfish license for a person who files with the commission written proof that the last official certification of record by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or by any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States shows the person to be at least 25 percent disabled, free.

(o) Annual tag to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut, $24.50 [bad link].

(p) Annual tag for persons under 18 years of age to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut, $6.50 [bad link].

(q) Renewable tag to angle for hatchery salmon and steelhead, $14.50 [bad link].

(2) Any person who holds a valid permanent angling license for persons who are blind or a permanent angling license for persons in a wheelchair issued by the commission before January 1, 2000, need not obtain a resident annual angling license under this section.

(3) The annual tags to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut referred to in subsection (1)(o), (p) and (q) of this section are in addition to and not in lieu of the angling licenses required by the wildlife laws. However, an annual tag to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut is not required of a person who holds a valid angling license referred to in subsection (1)(c) or (d) of this section. [1973 c.723 §51; 1975 c.34 §1; 1975 c.454 §4; 1979 c.377 §2; 1981 c.445 §7; 1983 c.740 §202; 1985 c.60 §2; 1985 c.390 §1; 1991 c.67 §151; 1991 c.435 §1; 1993 c.619 §1; 1999 c.25 §5; 1999 c.1006 §6; amendments by 1999 c.1006 §16 repealed by 2001 c.949 §1; 2001 c.94 §§2,3; 2001 c.571 §§4,5; 2003 c.644 §3; 2003 c.656 §8; 2007 c.70 §277; 2009 c.41 §23; 2009 c.425 §2; 2009 c.832 §7]

Note: Section 4, chapter 512, Oregon Laws 1989, provides:

Sec. 4. Surcharges through 2019. In addition to the fees otherwise prescribed by law, the issuer of each of the following licenses shall charge and collect each time the license is issued, during the period beginning January 1, 1998, and ending December 31, 2019, the following surcharges:

(1) Resident combination license issued under ORS 497.132 (Combined licenses for residents), $4.

(2) Resident annual angling license issued under ORS 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags) (1)(a), $4.

(3) Resident juvenile angling license issued under ORS 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags) (1)(e), $2.

(4) Angling license to angle for one day issued under ORS 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags) (1)(d), $2.

(5) Nonresident annual angling license issued under ORS 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags) (1)(b), $10.

(6) Nonresident angling license to angle for seven consecutive days issued under ORS 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags) (1)(c), $5. [1989 c.512 §4; 1991 c.184 §1; 1993 c.619 §3; 1997 c.8 §9; 1999 c.1006 §11; 2003 c.643 §1; 2009 c.765 §1]

Note: Section 19, chapter 659, Oregon Laws 1993, provides:

Sec. 19. Surcharges through 2019. (1) In addition to the fees otherwise prescribed by law, the issuer of each of the following licenses shall charge and collect each time the license is issued, during the period beginning January 1, 1994, and ending December 31, 2019, the following surcharges:

(a) Resident annual combination license issued under ORS 497.132 (Combined licenses for residents), $4.

(b) Resident annual hunting license issued under ORS 497.102 (Hunting license and permit fees) (1)(a), $4.

(c) Nonresident annual hunting license issued under ORS 497.102 (Hunting license and permit fees) (1)(b), $4.

(d) Resident annual juvenile hunting license issued under ORS 497.102 (Hunting license and permit fees) (1)(c), $1.

(2) Payment of the surcharges required by this section does not entitle the license holder to special access to any property or to any other privilege. Notice to this effect shall be printed in materials distributed by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife to licensees. [1993 c.659 §19; 1997 c.246 §1; 1999 c.1006 §12; 2003 c.203 §1; 2009 c.291 §1]