Free Fishing Day

Event Details

Free Fishing Day
Kids Fishing Event
All Counties
Sat, 09/28/2013 (All day)



Today is a Free Fishing Day!

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?

  • Georgia residents 16 years and older do not need a fishing license, trout license, or Wildlife Management Area license (if you fish at a Public Fishing Area or Waters Creek) to fish the freshwaters and saltwaters of Georgia.
  • This does not include fees at private ponds and lakes.
  • All other fishing regulations remain in effect.


So, take advantage - and Go Fish today!


Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division



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