Indiana to Host Second Free Fishing Event This Weekend

From Local Sources 

STATEWIDE-- Bring the family to the local fishing hole on Saturday, May 18, the second of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana. 

 On Free Fishing Days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without a fishing license or salmon/trout stamp.

 For this reason, Free Fishing Days are a great opportunity for families to learn to fish together. Children age 17 and younger do not need a license on any day.

There will be several Family Learn to Fish workshops on May 18 throughout the state. All events run from 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is required.

— Pinhook Park in South

— Monon Community Center in

— Krannert Park in

— Fort Harrison State Park in Register by emailing[email protected] or by calling 317-591-0122.

— Munger Park in Lafayette:

— Garvin Park in Evansville. Register by emailing [email protected] or by calling at 812-479-0771.

These specialty workshops are also offered on May 18:

— Family Learn to Fish the River, Island Park, Elkhart. Event will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is required. To register visit:

— Learn to Fish with Lures, Krannert Park, Indianapolis. The event will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is required. To register visit

For more information about Free Fishing Days and related events, visit

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