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.
Those seeking additional information can call the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.
For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit www.mdwfp.com or call (601) 432-2200.