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2013 Winter Free Fishing Weekend Events
Check out the list of officially registered 2013 Winter Free Fishing Weekend events. Perhaps you'll attend one, or perhaps one will spark your interest in planning your own event!
All fishing license fees will be waived for two days. Residents and out-of-state visitors may enjoy fishing on both inland and Great Lakes' waters for all species of fish. All fishing regulations still apply. For Free Fishing events in your area, click on any county listed below.
Please note that some events do require pre-registration and/or the DNR's Recreation Passport.
Event Name: Family Friendly Free Fishing Weekend
Location: Bass Lake, north of Watersmeet
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (CST)
Details: This event is a free fishing class for all interested individuals. Youth and adults can attend with all youth participants accompanied by an adult. Bait will be supplied by the DNR and equipment will be available on a limited basis. Participants can bring their favorite fishing rod and/or tip-up if they wish. Staff from the DNR's Porcupine Mountains State Park and Crystal Falls Field Station will be on hand to assist and instruct individuals on techniques and methods to take fish on our area water.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 906-875-6622
Presque Isle County
Location: North Higgins Lake State Park (1747 N. Higgins Lake Drive), Roscommon
Date: Saturday, February 16
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Details: This Annual Winter Festival includes a pancake breakfast, cardboard sled race, chili cook-off, ice fishing contest, Kids Karnival, games and various others activities. A truly fun family event.
Contact: email@example.com, 989-275-8760
Van Buren County
Van Buren County
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