September 2, 2015

Anglers don’t need a Kansas license June 7-8

What’s better than a day of free fishing? Two days of free fishing, of course. Across the state, anglers of all ages can enjoy a full weekend of free fishing June 7-8 on any Kansas waters. Although some parks may require a vehicle permit, no fishing license is required of anglers during the two-day period.
Below are just a few examples of the fun that can be had during the free fishing weekend:
Saturday, June 7
Kids fishing clinic
Meade State park
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Concessions available for purchase
Some fishing equipment provided; however, participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have it.
For more information, or to pre-register, call the Meade State Park Office at (620) 873-2572.
Kids fishing clinic and casting contest
Milford Nature Center – Gathering Pond
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The first 100 registered youth ages 5-12 are invited to participate.
Lunch provided.
Raffle prizes drawn for all in attendance.
For more information, or to pre-register, call the Milford Nature Center at (785) 238-5323.
Kids fishing clinic
Pomona State park – Boat Ramp #2
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Youth ages 15 and younger are invited to participate.
Fishing poles and bait provided; however, participants are encouraged to bring their own pole.
This event qualifies participants for the Kansas Wildlifer Challenge – “WET A LINE.” Wildlifers are encouraged to bring a camera.
For more information, call the Pomona State Park Office at (785) 828-4933.
Kids fishing clinic
Pratt KDWPT Operations Office, Kids’ Pond
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Youth ages 7-15 are invited to participate. Registration deadline is June 5.
Fishing equipment provided.
Lunch provided.

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