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Free Fishing Weekend

Saturday, February 17, 2024 - February 18, 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Expired)
Cost: FREE

Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan's premier outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for FREE!

Free Fishing Weekend dates for 2024 are: Feb. 17 and 18 and June 8 and 9. All fishing license fees will be waived for two days. Residents and out-of-state visitors may enjoy fishing on both inland and Great Lakes waters for all species of fish. All fishing regulations will still apply.

A Recreation Passport will NOT be required for entry into state parks and boating access sites during Free Fishing Weekends.

Check out a fishing program at a state park!

Going ice fishing during the February Free Fishing Weekend? Make sure to review our ice safety tip

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