JACKSON – Mark your calendar for National Fishing and Boating Week June 6 -14, a national celebration of fishing and boating. June 6 and 7 are designated as “Free Fishing Days” in Mississippi, and any person may sport fish without a license. In addition, daily permits to fish at state fishing lakes and parks are not required.
July 4 is also designated as “Free Fishing Day” statewide, and anglers will be able to fish without a license on any public waters. However, daily permits will be required to fish any state fishing lake or state park lake on July 4.