Understanding Regulations and Requirements
Free Fishing Days
Go fishing with family and friends without buying a fishing license during Georgia's 2013 Free Fishing Days
June 7, 2014
June 14, 2014
September 27, 2014
June 7 & June 14 are to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week
September 28 is National Hunting & Fishing Day (fourth Saturday in September of each year)
Free Fishing Days are declared by the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources to: encourage people to try fishing and help celebrate fishing as wholesome and healthy recreation; promote respect for our state's natural resources, wilderness, and wildlife; and recognize anglers for their contribution of billions of dollars to the state's economy and financial support for programs to conserve and protect our natural resources.
What happens on a Free Fishing Day?
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Report poaching and wildlife violations. You can receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest—even if you wish to remain anonymous.