Anglers can fish for free this weekend
Last updated 6/11/2021 at 2:21pm
OLYMPIA-- Anglers across Washington will be able to fish without a license on the state’s lakes, rivers, and marine waters during this year’s annual Free Fishing Weekend on June 12-13.
Residents and non-residents can fish or gather shellfish across the state on those days, in any waters open to fishing, all without a license.
“Free Fishing Weekend is a great opportunity to try fishing for the first time, or maybe the first time in a long time,” said Steve Caromile, Inland Fish Program manager with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). “And if you’re already an a...