This is your weekend to give fishing a try!

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife present one of their free fishing weekends this Saturday and Sunday, February 15th & 16th.  Anyone can fish Maine's numerous lakes, ponds and streams this weekend without a fishing license!

The State makes these opportunities available with the hopes that parents will take their children fishing and expose them to all the fun that the sport has to offer.

Of course this is the time of year for ice fishing!  Please make sure that the ice is safe before venturing out onto it. Generally, ice must be 3 or more inches thick for a person to be on it, find out more about safe ice thickness here in Maine, HERE.

If for some reason your license has been suspended or revoked by authorities here in Maine, then you're out of luck.  All other Maine state fishing rules and regulations apply.

The next free fishing weekend here in Maine will be the May 30th & 31st.

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