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The Perfect Weekend for a Family Fishing Day: Reel in the Fun on June 8!

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DOTHAN, Ala (WDNews) – On Saturday, June 8, 2024, Alabama is offering a special treat for anglers during its red snapper season. Residents and visitors can fish in most public waters, both freshwater and saltwater, without needing a fishing license or reef fish endorsement. This Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs from June 1-9.

However, it’s important to note that Alabama’s State Public Fishing Lakes still require a fishing permit on Free Fishing Day, and fishing in private ponds necessitates the pond owner’s permission. Additionally, some fishing piers might have their own fees and permits.

This event provides an excellent opportunity to experience Alabama’s rich fishing spots without the usual requirements, making it a perfect day out for both seasoned anglers and beginners.

Grab those reels and rods and enjoy a day with family and friends by the water.