Enjoy fishing from the banks of the Middle Fork Willamette River, North Fork Willamette River, and Salmon Creek all within 10 minutes of the hostel door. Hills Creek reservoir is also easily accessible and contains excellent sport fishing opportunities from the shore and by boat.

The Willamette fish hatchery is about one mile from Oakridge and gives tours and has a museum.

Bert’s Fishing Shop in Oakridge has all manner of gear (and great information on local conditions) for the fishing enthusiast.