2011 ORS § 506.031¹
Effect of wildlife laws on commercial fishing laws
(1) Nothing in the wildlife laws of this state affects the lawful operation of any fishing gear or the lawful taking of any food fish under the commercial fishing laws.
(2) The commercial fishing laws apply to food fish except as otherwise provided in ORS 506.045 (Fishing rights of treaty Indians not affected) and 506.050 (Federal and state fish cultural operations and scientific investigations), and shall be enforced regardless of any conflicting provisions in the wildlife laws of this state. No act lawfully done under the commercial fishing laws is unlawful in the event that such act conflicts with any provision of the wildlife laws of this state. [1965 c.570 §7; 1975 c.545 §10; 1977 c.242 §2]