Free Fishing Days 2017

Free Fishing Days 2017 National Fishing and Boating Week United States fish

Hey there fellas, National Fishing and Boating Week is approaching! If you’re someone who would love to try out fishing for the first time, this is a good chance for you because you can freely fish without the need of a fishing license.

First time to hear about National Fishing and Boating Week? Let me give you a bit of information. National Fishing and Boating Week is a national celebration of fishing and boating, an event that highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing in enhancing our quality of life and preserving our country’s natural beauty. This year the event will take place on June 3-11. To learn more, click here.

Now, for you to know that dates considered as FREE fishing day for your place, please refer below. Also, please do note that the individual states may place certain restrictions and other regulations may apply, so be sure to contact your state fish and wildlife agency for specific state regulations.

Alabama 6/10/17
Arkansas 6/09/17 to 6/11/17
Arizona 6/3/17
California 7/01/17 & 9/02/17
Colorado 6/3/17 to 6/4/17 First full weekend of June, each year
Connecticut 5/13/17
District of Columbia 6/02/17 to 6/04/17
Delaware 6/3/17 to 6/4/17
Florida First Saturday and Sunday in April (freshwater)
Second Saturday and Sunday in June (freshwater)
First Saturday and Sunday in June (saltwater)
First Saturday in September (saltwater)
Saturday following Thanksgiving (saltwater)
Georgia 6/3/17, 6/10/17 & 9/23/17
Hawaii 365 days a year (marine)
Iowa June 2, 3 & 4
Idaho 6/10/17 Second Saturday every June
Illinois 6/16/17 to 6/19/17 Father’s Day weekend in June
Indiana 4/15/17, 5/20/17, 6/3/17 to 6/4/17
Kansas 6/3/17 to 6/4/17 The first full weekend in June
Kentucky 6/3/17 to 6/4/17 The first full weekend in June
Louisiana 6/10/17 & 6/11/17
Maine 6/3/17 & 6/4/17
Maryland 6/3/17, 6/10/17, 7/4/17
Massachusetts 6/3/17 & 6/4/17
Michigan 6/10/17 & 6/11/17
Minnesota 5/13/17 to 5/14/17
6/9/17 to 6/11/17
1/13/18 to 1/15/18
Missouri 5/6/17
Mississippi 6/3/17 to 6/4/16 & 7/4/17
Montana 6/17/17 to 6/18/17
North Carolina 7/4/17
North Dakota 6/3/17 to 6/4/17 & 12/30/17 to 12/31/17
Nebraska 5/20/17 Saturday before Memorial Day Weekend
New Hampshire 6/17/17 The first Saturday in June
1/20/18 The third Saturday in January
New Jersey 6/10/17 & 10/21/17
New Mexico 6/4/17 & 9/24/17
New York 6/24/17 to 6/25/17 & 11/11/17
Nevada 6/10/17
Ohio 5/6/17 to 5/7/17
Oklahoma 6/3/17 to 6/4/17
Oregon 6/3/17 to 6/4/17
Pennsylvania 5/28/17 & 7/4/17
Rhode Island 5/06/17 to 5/07/17
South Carolina 5/29/17 Memorial Day
7/4/17 Independence Day
South Dakota 5/28/17 to 5/30/17
Tennessee 6/10/17
Texas 6/3/17
Utah 6/10/17
Virginia 6/2/17 to 6/4/17
Vermont 01/28/17 Free ice fishing day
Washington 6/10/17 & 6/11/17
Wisconsin 6/3/17 & 6/4/17
West Virginia 6/10/17 & 6/11/17
Wyoming 6/3/17

You can also click the picture below to find places where you can do boating and fishing. Enjoy! Make this a special time well spent with your family and friends.

fish map national fishing and boating week free day no license celebration recreational United States

And of course, you should know some info about the fish you will catch. Click the image below to be directed to the fish identifier.

fish identifier know learn information national fishing and boating week free day no license celebration recreational United States

Post Author: May Concepcion

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