Both residents and nonresidents alike can fish for free with no license in Wyoming on June 1.
Free Fishing Day applies to all waters in Wyoming with the exception that fishing licenses are required in Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Indian Reservation. All fishing regulations such as creel and size limits, gear restrictions, fishing hours, and stream closures still apply.
Free Fishing Day is held in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week and is designed to provide an opportunity for people to get reacquainted with fishing and enjoy Wyoming’s outstanding fishing opportunities.
Youth and family fishing activities are hosted by various groups across the state. These activities are open to a variety of age groups. Youth under 14 can fish without a license, however everyone over 14 will need the appropriate licenses and conservation stamp to participate.
|Event Name: Kemmerer Youth Fishing Derby||Date: June 8, 2013||Time: 8:00am-12:00pm; |
|Location: Kemmerer Community Pond||Ages: 0-13||Contact: April or Miriam at Kemmerer Rec Center: 307.828.2365|
|Event Name: Kids Fishing Day||Date: June 8, 2013||Time: 8:00am|
|Location: UP Ice Ponds next to the pavillion||Ages: Kids of all ages and their families||Contact: Mark Tesoro 307-679-6316|
|Event Name: Saratoga Kids Fishing Day||Date: June 8, 2013||Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm|
|Location: Saratoga Resort & Spa Pond||Ages: 12 and under||Contact: Lee Bender 307-326-5662|
|Event Name: Huck Finn Fishing Derby||Date: July 20, 2013||Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm|
|Location: Huck Finn Pond, LaPrele Park, Laramie||Ages: 0-13||Contact: Laura Tangeman 307-721-5265 or email@example.com|
|Event Name: Cheyenne Family Fishing Day||Date: June 8, 2013||Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm|
|Location: Curty Gowdy State Park, Granite Lake||Ages: --||Contact: --|
|Event Name: Take a Kid Fishing Day||Date: June 15, 2013||Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm|
|Location: Paul J Wataha Recreation Area||Ages: Free to kids and families of all ages||Contact: Calvin Hazlewood 307-321-1476 or Howard Hart 307-875-6147|
|Boysen State Park|
|Event Name: Boysen Youth Fishing Day||Date: July 20, 2013||Time: 6:00am|
|Location: Boysen State Park||Ages: Families with kids of all ages||Contact: Boysen State Park Headquarters 307-876-2796|
|Event Name: Dubois Kids Fishing Day||Date: June 8, 2013||Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm|
|Location: Scout’s Pond facility on the Wind River Ranger District near the Horse Creek Station||Ages: --||Contact: 307-455-3688 or 455-2466|
|Event Name: Pinedale Kids Fishing Day||Date: June 1, 2013||Time: 10am registration, free hot dog lunch, fish until 3pm|
|Location: CCC Ponds, three miles north of Pinedale||Ages: Kids under 13 and their families||Contact: Hilda at 307-367-4353 or Matt at 307-367-5751|
|Lovell / Bighorn National Forest|
|Event Name: Porcupine Pond Kid’s Fishing Day||Date: July 13, 2013||Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Location: Porcupine Pond on the Bighorn National Forest. From US 14A, travel 35 miles east of Lovell, turn north on FDR #13 and travel two miles.||Ages: --||Contact: Beth Bischoff 307 548-5307|