Sept. 22 is ‘Free Fishing Day’

Published 5:29 am Tuesday, September 11, 2012

In honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, there will be a “Free Fishing Day” in Georgia on Sept. 22, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

On this day, Georgia residents do not need a fishing license or a trout license. They can fish on any public waters in the state including lakes, streams, ponds and Public Fishing Areas (PFA). Residents do not need to obtain a Wildlife Managment Area (WMA) license to fish on a PFA, WMA or on Waters Creek on this day.

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