Anglers can enjoy free fishing this weekend

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters.

Free fishing weekend takes place on Saturday, May 30th, and Sunday, May 31st, and any person may fish for free without a license on Maine’s waterways, except those who have had their license suspended or revoked. All other rules and regulations, including bag and possession limits, apply.

For more information on the rules and regulations on your favorite water, visit

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