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Georgia residents enjoy free fishing day this weekend

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All public freshwaters and saltwater are the place to be this weekend in Georgia. That’s right, this weekend Georgia residents age sixteen and older will not need a fishing license, trout license, or Wildlife Management Area license to fish at a Public Fishing water or Waters Creek.

What better time to get a rod and some bait

Thanks to the billions of dollars spent by fishing enthusiasts that go toward conservation and preservation of Georgia’s Natural Resources, the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources is inviting everyone to take celebrate fishing by encouraging folks to try fishing for the first time. It’s a golden opportunity for people who haven’t been fishing for a long time to get back into the thrill of angling.

Grab a friend for some fresh air, clean water, companionship and maybe catch a fish or two

The state’s free days are time perfectly with the cycle of stocking initiatives, not to mention Fathers Day. These are good-sized fish. Fishing is recognized as a healthy, wholesome outdoor activity. June 14, 2014 is a Free Fishing Day for all residents.

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