Just a reminder that all Michigan residents and non-residents can fish without a license this Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Please note all other fishing regulations still apply.
Saturday and Sunday make up the Summer Free Fishing Weekend – an annual effort to promote Michigan’s plentiful fishing opportunities. While many individuals and families will head out to fish for free on their own, the DNR is pleased to share there are numerous organized events scheduled throughout the state to celebrate the weekend as well.
Various locations throughout Michigan will host scheduled events, including Bay City, Boyne City, Chelsea, Clare, Coldwater, Crystal Falls, Detroit, East Tawas, Escanaba, Flint, Grant, Grayling, Hale, Holly, Howell, Independence Township, Interlochen, Ionia, Iron River, L’Anse, Lake Linden, Linwood, Lupton, Marenisco, Mattawan, Metamora, Mt. Pleasant, Negaunee, Newaygo, Oakland, Okemos, Ontonagon, Osseo, Paradise, Pinckney, Ray Township, Waterford and throughout Roscommon and St. Clair counties.
If you’d like to see all of the events occurring this weekend, visit the official event chart online.
For more information about the 2012 Summer Free Fishing Weekend please visit www.michigan.gov/freefishing.