Anglers can fish for free June 12-13
Last updated 6/10/2021 at 9:08am
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 and 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 al...