Massachusetts Free Fishing Weekend
Take a friend or family member fishing--you won't need a fishing license in freshwater for these two days! It is time well spent with family and friends. All other fishing regulations apply.
|Dates:||Saturday, June 3, 2023 - Sunday, June 4, 2023|
|Hours:||12:00 A.M. Saturday June 3 until 11:59 P.M. Sunday June 4|
|Ages:||Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults|
Free fishing weekends in Massachusetts include the first Saturday & Sunday in June (Freshwater), and on Fathers Day weekend (Saltwater). Download Fishing Season Info
(*Free Saltwater Fishing Weekend is June 17-18, 2023).
While you can fish for free on these weekends, a license is required at all other times for those 15 years of age or older.
At all other times, youths ages 15 to 17 must obtain and carry a fishing license; however, licenses are free for that age group. Funds from fishing license sales support MassWildlife’s fisheries research, fish stocking programs, and angler education programs.
Your purchase of a fishing license directly supports fishing, stocking, education and fish habitat management programs.
How to Get a MA Fishing License
Unlike most other state agencies, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife does not receive general tax fund revenues.
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