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06/02/2015 – Alabama’s Free Fishing Day Scheduled for June 6, 2015

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Each calendar year, the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources designates a “Free Fishing Day” for the public to fish recreationally in public waters without a fishing license. Saturday, June 6, 2015, had been designated as Free Fishing Day.

There is an exemption of the usual fishing license requirement on that day. Some lakes may still require fees and permits, and owner’s permission is required to fish private ponds.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Patrol, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.

The 2015 National Fishing and Boating Week is June 6-14, 2015.

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Photo from Outdoor Alabama Website

Support habitat enhancement, aquatic wildlife species protection and restoration, aquatic education, bass genetic research, sport fish disease research and sport fish stockings.

Link to OutdoorAlabama.com story

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Written by 49 County News.Net

June 2, 2015 at 7:44 PM

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