About Free Fishing Weekend
- Subscribe to Free Fishing Weekend Updates from Michigan DNR
- Michigan's Free Fishing Weekends: An annual tradition
Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan's premiere outdoor activities, fishing, for FREE!
The 2016 Free Fishing Weekends are scheduled for this winter: February 13 & 14 and this summer: June 11 & 12.
Getting Involved in a Free Fishing Weekend
- 2016 Summer Free Fishing Weekend Event Registration Form
Please fill out this event registration form once you have all the relevant details of your event - including when and where. Please note, this form is for PUBLIC events only.
- Free Fishing Weekend Event Planning e-Toolkit
Thinking about coordinating a Free Fishing Weekend event? Feel free to use these materials as you start planning.
- Free Fishing Weekend Event Media/Promotion e-Toolkit
Already have a Free Fishing Weekend event planned? Feel free to use these materials as you promote your event.
Official Free Fishing Weekend Activities
- 2016 Summer Free Fishing Weekend - official event list
Check out the official events registered for the 2016 Summer Free Fishing Weekend this June!
- 2016 Winter Free Fishing Weekend - official event list
Check out the official events scheduled for this winter's Free Fishing Weekend!
- Fishing Season Calendar
- Michigan Charter Boat Association Are you interested in celebrating Free Fishing Weekend by taking a charter trip? Visit the Michigan Charter Boat Association's website to find a boat/captain near you!
- Take Me Fishing! The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's official fishing initiative.