Free Fishing Days
June 3, 2017
June 10, 2017
September 23, 2017
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?
Fun Idea! Not sure where to go on a Free Fishing Day? How about to a Kids Fishing Event? Click here to find out more about Kids Fishing Events and click here to view the program calendar to search for upcoming Kids Fishing Events.
Not currently a Free Fishing Day? No problem - click here to buy a fishing license!
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.