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Fish-for-Free Day in Pennsylvania, May 28 and July 4


Grab a fishing rod and find a creek, stream, lake or pond!

Thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend – May 28 – marks the first of two free fishing days in Pennsylvania. The second is Independence DayTuesday, July 4.

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone – residents and non-residents – to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license. From 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on both days, no fishing license is needed to fish in Pennsylvania’s waterways. All other fishing regulations apply.

To make the fishing experience more convenient, people can borrow equipment from dozens of fishing tackle loaner sites across the state. Many of the sites are right at state parks, which are always a popular place for visitors on the Memorial Day weekend. Loaner sites are also available at county parks and some public libraries.Click here for the list of loaner sites.

For more information, check out the PFBC website, which includes interactive maps, regional fishing reports, and tips on fishing fundamentals. Fishing licenses can be purchased online at GoneFishingPa.com.

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