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Kids Fishing In Oregon

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in OR.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Oregon kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Oregon to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Beaver State.

- Alton Baker Park
- Armitage Park
- Blue River Lake
- Delta Ponds Park
- Fern Ridge Lake
- Hills Creek Reservoir
- Mercer Lake
- Siltcoos Lake

- Tahkenitch Lake

- Beulah Reservoir

Lincoln City
- Regatta Park
- Taft Waterfront Park

- Rooster Rock State Park
- Eastbank Esplanade Park
- Milo McIver State Park
- Sellwood Riverfront Park
- Willamette Park

- Cascade Gateway Park
- Mary S. Young State Park
- Minto Brown Park

Oregon offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in OR

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our OR kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in OR.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Oregon.