Free Fishing Day

2016-FFD-Poster.jpgFree Fishing Day is your one chance during the year to get hooked for free! No license or trout stamp is needed for adults or children on this date.
During our annual Free Fishing Day, anglers may fish in any public fishing water in the state without needing a fishing license or trout stamp. All limits and other regulations apply. 

Free Fishing Day in Nevada always falls on the second Saturday in June. This year Free Fishing Day will be on June 11, 2016.

Free Fishing Day Poster Contest

This contest is open to all fourth and fifth grade students in Nevada.

Free Fishing Day Poster Contest Flyer

Free Fishing Day Events

Western Region

Sparks Marina: Free Fishing Day - 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Contact Chris Vasey (775) 688-1559

Idlewild Park: Free Fishing Day 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. - Contact Chris Vasey (775) 688-1559


Southern Region

Boulder City Pond—fishing derby for families 7:30 a.m.—11 a.m. Contact info—Ivy Santee (702) 486-5127 X3503

Floyd Lamb Park—Fishing with Councilman Steve Ross 7am—10am Contact info—Christy Garness (702) 229-6851

Echo Canyon State Park—Family Fishing Derby 8am—Noon Contact info—Ranger Ben Johnson (775) 962-5102

Eastern Region

Cave Lake State Park - Kid's Free Fishing Derby - Registration starts at 8 a.m., Derby starts at 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Contact Ely NDOW office at 775-289-1655

Chinese Garden Ponds in Carlin - Kids Fishing Derby - 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. - Contact Joe Doucette at 775-777-2305