No fishing license required this weekend

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Enjoy saltwater fishing this weekend for free, no license required. "Free Fishing Weekend" comes into effect on June 4 and 5 and again on July 4 only. Anyone may saltwater sport fish without a license in the marine waters of Mississippi (waters South of interstate 10). Anglers will still have to adhere to all size and possession limits.

Another free fishing day is on July 4 and it also applies to marine waters of Mississippi.

Saltwater sport fishing licenses expire one year after date of sale.

For more information, contact the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources at 228-374-5000 or visit

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