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Saturday is the second of four 'Free Fishing Days' in Indiana this spring

Posted at 9:35 AM, May 13, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — If you're looking for something fun and free to do this weekend, how about a little fishing?

Saturday, May 18, is the second of four Indiana Free Fishing Days for 2019. The last two Free Fishing Days will be June 1-2, 2019

During "Free Fishing Days" Indiana residents can fish public waters without a fishing license or a trout stamp. Children ages 17 and younger do not need a license on any day.

A number of Free Fishing Day events are also being held at state parks across the state including several Family Learn to Fish workshops. All events run from 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is required.

These specialty workshops are also offered on May 18:

  • Family Learn to Fish the River, Island Park, Elkhart. Event will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is required. To register visit: bit.ly/2PpqBWr.
  • Learn to Fish with Lures, Krannert Park, Indianapolis. The event will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is required. To register visit bit.ly/2Jq7zOG.

Specific information about all Free Fishing Day events can be found online at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources website .

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