State residents are take advantage of the upcoming first Free Fishing Weekend of 2021. The event is set for Saturday and Sunday. Anglers are permitted to fish for free without a license.
“New York is home to some of the best lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in the world, all offering exceptional fishing opportunities all year round,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a news release. “As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, families are seeking outdoor activities that don’t break the bank or require extensive travel, and this Free Fishing weekend is a perfect option for anglers of all experience levels to enjoy the very best that the Empire State has to offer.”
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