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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 8th, 2013

 

Clarksville’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday at the Liberty Park Pond

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s annual Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 8th when anyone may fish free without a license in the state’s public waters.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows anyone the opportunity to try this great outdoor sport, especially children. In addition, children ages 13-15 may fish without a license beginning on Free Fishing Day through the following Friday, June 14th.

Clarksville's Youth Fishing Rodeo

Clarksville’s Youth Fishing Rodeo

Clarksville’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at the Liberty Park Pond for youth 0 to 16 years of age. The rodeo will be from 8:00am until 11:00am.

The pond will be stocked with catfish. Only one fishing pole per child is allowed.

The day and week are annual events in Tennessee and are great opportunities to introduce children to the enjoyment and excitement of a day on the water catching fish. The TWRA is among several organizations planning special fishing events, primarily for youngsters. The TWRA annually stocks several thousand pounds of fish for various events.

For a list of the events, visit the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org and the For Anglers section. Anglers and potential anglers should check the events list often since special events are frequently added.

Free Fishing Day and Week apply to Tennessee’s public waters, TWRA owned and operated lakes, and state park facilities. Some privately owned pay lakes continue to charge during this special day and week. Anglers may consult with lake operators if there are any questions about a particular facility.


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