Everyone Fishes For Free In Arkansas June 10-12th
Arkansas will have its annual free fishing weekend June 10-12th.
Thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s free fishing days, the event, which is held annually, starts at noon Friday and will continue until Sunday. During the free fishing days, anglers of all ages will not be required to have a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in the State of Arkansas. This is good for residents and non-residents of the state.
This is what Arkansas.com had to say about the free fishing and the youth fishing derby in Mountainburg, Arkansas:
Find out what fish are swimming in Lake Fort Smith! Enjoy the free fishing weekend in Arkansas and Lake Fort Smith State Park without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas waters apply: daily limits, slot limits and length limits must be observed. Ages 15 and under can participate in the Fishing Derby on June 11th.
Here is a little information for you on the basics of trout fishing.
Residents and nonresidents may fish during the free fishing weekend without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas waters apply: daily limits, slot limits, and length limits must be observed.
A fishing license regularly costs $10.50 from the AGFC for Arkansas residents. For non-residents, the cost is $40.
To find out more go to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission website.