Free Fishing Day in Arizona is June 6

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Posted 6/2/20

The Arizona Game and Fish Department invites you to fish at the state's waters for free Saturday, June 6, according to a release.

Arizona’s Free Fishing Day is celebrated as part of National …

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Free Fishing Day in Arizona is June 6

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department invites you to fish at the state's waters for free Saturday, June 6, according to a release.

Arizona’s Free Fishing Day is celebrated as part of National Fishing and Boating Week. On Saturday, no fishing licenses are required for persons fishing any public waters in Arizona.

“Whether you’re an experienced angler who wants to introduce a newcomer to the sport, or someone who’s always been interested but never took that next step, this is an ideal time to head out to your nearest community lake,” stated Christopher Cantrell, aquatic wildlife branch chief. “Or take advantage of cooler weather by fishing a lake or stream in Arizona’s high country.”

However, keep in mind that bag limits and other fishing regulations are in full effect and must be observed on Free Fishing Day. Children under 10 can fish for free all year long in Arizona, so this special fishing license exemption means that older children and parents get a free pass for the day, as well.

If you’re not sure how to fish and would like to learn, check out AZGFD’s learn to fish video series.

Once you’re hooked on fishing, remember to buy your AZGFD fishing license. It’s just $37 for Arizona residents. Anglers can also share their fishing success stories and photos to the AZGFD FishAZ Facebook group, as well as connect with other anglers around the state. Try fishing — you’ll like it!

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