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Maine to hold Free Fishing Weekend, June 3-4, 2023

Sun, 05/21/2023 - 8:00am

Maine will be offering a Free Fishing Weekend, June 3-4, 2023. On these days, any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license. All other laws and regulations apply on these days, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in a news release.

Start making your fishing plans now, said the release. 

“If you haven't fished in a while, you'll soon remember just how good fishing (and time spent outside) is for the soul,” said MDIFW. “And if you've never fished, check out the resources below to get started, ask a friend, or consider booking a trip with a registered Maine guide

MDIFW offered the following:

Wondering where to fish?

  • Our fish stocking program helps provide fishing opportunity to anglers of all abilities, no matter where they live in the state! Learn where we have stocked fish in your town or county at mefishwildlife.com/stocking
  • Each month, regional fisheries biologists recommend local fishing spots and tips: mefishwildlife.com/fishingreport
  • View the Maine Fishing Guide for region-by-region listings and tips. 


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