CHEYENNE - Both residents andnonresidents can fish for free with no license in Wyoming on June 1. FreeFishing Day was authorized in 2003 by the Wyoming State Legislature.
Free Fishing Day applies to all waters in Wyomingexcept those within Yellowstone National Park and on the Wind River IndianReservation. All fishing regulations stillapply, such as creel and size limits, gear restrictions, fishing hours, andstream closures.
FreeFishing Day, held in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week,provides an opportunity for people to get reacquainted with fishing and enjoyWyoming’s fishing opportunities.
Activities to be held across the state in June include:
Casper - Community Recreation Foundation Fishing Derby,
Yesness Pond, 9 a.m.
Cody - Cody Youth Fishing Day, Beck Lake, 8:30 a.m.
Jackson - Kids’ Fishing Day, Jackson National Fish Hatchery, 10:30a.m.
Powell - 27th Annual Kids’ Fishing Day, Homesteader ParkPond, 6 a.m.
Riverton - Kiwanis Hooked on Fishing, Big Bend Ponds, 7:30 a.m.
Lander - Lucky Pond Kids’ Fishing Day, Lucky Pond
Afton - Kids’ Fishing Day, Afton Golf Course Pond, 4 p.m.
Pinedale - Kids’Fishing Day, CCC Ponds, 10 a.m.
Evanston - Kids’ Fishing Day, Union Pacific Ice Ponds, 8 a.m.
Saratoga - Kids’ Fishing Day, Saratoga Resort and Spa Pond, 8 a.m.
Cheyenne - Family Fishing Day, Curt Gowdy State Park, Granite Reservoir, 10 a.m.
Kemmerer - Youth Fishing Derby, Kemmerer Community Pond, 8 a.m.
Dubois - Kids’ Fishing Day, Scouts’ Pond, 8:30 a.m.
GreenRiver - Take a Kid Fishing Day, Paul J. Wataha Recreation Area, 9 a.m.
Rocksprings - Take a Kid Fishing Day, Paul J. Wataha Recreation Area, 9 a.m.
For more information aboutFree Fishing Day and upcoming events, contact the nearest Game and Fish regionaloffice.
(Contact: Janet Milek (307) 473-3400)