Indiana’s Free Fishing Weekend this Saturday and Sunday

"Gone Fishing" by Jeff Hitchcock, some rights reserved

INDIANA, (WOWO) – This upcoming weekend is Free Fishing Weekend in Indiana.

On free fishing days, Indiana residents can fish on public waters without a fishing license or a salmon/trout stamp.

On Saturday, June 1, three Learn to Fish workshops will take place throughout the state from 9 a.m. to noon, including:

Other free kid-friendly and family-friendly fishing events will take place on Saturday at the following locations:

  • Albion, Chain O’Lakes State Park, 260-636-2654
  • Anderson, Mounds State Park, 765-642-6627
  • Avon, Washington Township Park, 317-234-8441
  • Bloomington, Monroe Lake (Paynetown SRA), 812-837-9967
  • Clarksville, Falls of the Ohio State Park, 812-280-9970
  • Corydon, O’Bannon Woods State Park, 812-738-8232
  • Evansville, Diamond Valley Lake, 812-789-2724
  • Morocco, Willow Slough, 219-285-2704
  • New Castle, Summit Lake State Park, 765-766-5873
  • North Liberty, Potato Creek State Park, 574-656-8186 x 250
  • Peru, Mississinewa Lake, 260-468-2127
  • Rockville, Cecil M. Harden Lake (Raccoon SRA), 765-280-4012
  • Vallonia, Starve Hollow State Recreation Area, 812-358-3464
  • West Terre Haute, Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area, 765-653-0453
  • Winamac, Tippecanoe River State Park, 574-946-3213

Sunday, June 2 events will take place at:

  • Albion, Chain O’ Lakes State Park, 260-636-2654
  • Indianapolis, Fort Harrison State Park, 317-591-0904
  • Morocco, Willow Slough Fish & Wildlife Area, 219-285-2704

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