2017 ORS 508.025¹
License required to take, process or deal in fish

(1) It is unlawful for any person, without first procuring a license from the State Fish and Wildlife Commission, to:

(a) Take food fish in any of the waters of this state for commercial purposes or land food fish in this state for commercial purposes.

(b) Buy, sell or otherwise deal in food fish for commercial purposes.

(c) Process or can food fish for commercial purposes.

(2) In a prosecution under this section, it is no defense that a person did take the person’s own food fish for commercial purposes. [1965 c.570 §60]

Notes of Decisions

Chinook Indians do not have treaty right to fish usual and accustomed sites other than right gained by affilia­tion to fish usual and accustomed fishing grounds of Quinault Indians. State v. Goodell, 84 Or App 398, 734 P2d 10 (1987), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

License require­ments and poundage tax on shell fish raised in enclosed tanks not connected to public wa­ters of state, (1977) Vol 38, p 1549

Chapter 508

Law Review Cita­tions

12 EL 81 (1981)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 508—Licenses and Permits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors508.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 508, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano508.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.