Hoosier adults can fish for free in Indiana on May 20.
Additional Free Fishing Days in 2017 are June 3-4. On these special days, Indiana residents who are age 18 and older can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp.
te, Mitchell and Richmond on May 20. In these three-hour workshops, attendees will learn basic fishing skills so they can fish on their own.
Also on May 20, city, county and state parks will host fishing events and derbies. For more information, see GoFishin.IN.gov
. Properties hosting events on May 20 are:
City Property Event type Phone
Angola/Fremont Trine State Recreation Area Family Fishing Fun (260) 833-2012
Avon Washington Township Park Family Learn to Fish (317) 745-0785
Edinburgh Lake Cottonwood Family Fishing Day (812) 526-6809
Indianapolis Krannert Park Family Learn to Fish (317) 327-7375
Lafayette Munger Park Family Learn to Fish (765) 807-1500
Marshall Turkey Run State Park Fish with a Naturalist (765) 597-2635
Mitchell Spring Mill State Park Family Learn to Fish (317) 234-8441
Nashville Brown County State Park Fishing Frenzy (812) 988-5240
Richmond Glen Miller Park Family Learn to Fish (317) 234-8441
Tell City Hoosier National Forest, Fishing Derby (812) 275-5987
German Ridge Rec. Area
Washington Eastside Park Family Fishing (812) 644-7717
Waveland Lake Waveland Park Catching One Youth (765) 435-2073
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To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov
Media contact: Michelle Cain, wildlife information specialist, DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, (317) 234-8240, mcain@dnr.IN.gov