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Free fishing day, June 9
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Fishing Day in Tennessee is Saturday, June 9 when anyone in the state may fish free without a license in Tennessee's public waters.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 15.As part of Free Fishing Day, TWRA officer Tony Cross says children may fish Saturday, June 9, at the Wildlife Management Area pond at Pea Ridge. "Up at Pea Ridge, we will be having our Pea Ridge Fishing Rodeo at the pond on the Wildlife Management area.