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New Year Means New Outdoor Licenses

2023 hunting and fishing licenses, wildlife area parking permits, waterway access permits and other outdoor license needs are available now online at MyODFW.com or at license sale agents.

Hunting and fishing licenses (for adults): The cost of Oregon hunting and fishing licenses and tags has not increased since 2020: Annual fishing license $44, annual hunting license $34.50, combination Big game raffle tickets prices vary from $4.50 to $11.50 per ticket; discounts for buying multiple tickets. Premium Hunts give the hunter in your life the chance to draw a special deer, elk or pronghorn antelope tag with a four-month season. Applications are $8 per species and the recipient can change their first-choice hunt through May 25, 2023. Hunting license also required to purchase.

Youth licenses (age 12-17) Still one of the best deals around and the same price it's been since 2016: $10 for a Combo License (angling, hunting, plus shellfish and Columbia River Endorsement). Or get a Youth Sports Pac for $55 (residents only, includes fishing, shellfish and hunting license; combined angling tag; spring turkey, cougar, general or controlled bear tag, elk and deer tags; upland bird and waterfowl validations and the Columbia River Basin Endorsement).

Wildlife area parking permit For the wildlife viewer or hiker the $30 annual permit allows parking at all of ODFW's 20+ wildlife areas (including Sauvie Island in Portland). It's also included with the purchase of an annual hunting license.

Habitat conservation stamp or art print Conservation stamps are a great for both art and wildlife lovers and support conservation of Oregon's most vulnerable fish and wildlife and their habitats. Collector stamps can be purchased for just $20, most signed art prints are $35. Purchase art prints using this form. Upland bird and waterfowl artwork also available

Waterway access permit Great for kayakers, rafters, etc.: The permit is required for paddlecraft (SUPs, rafts, drift boats, kayaks, canoes, etc.) 10 feet long and longer and sailboats under 12 feet. Fees support the aquatic invasive species prevention program and grants for boating facilities. Purchase annual ($19) or two-year ($32) permit via guest checkout (under General Category), no account required. The permit is not associated with an ODFW account and is transferable.

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