MARION, IL (KFVS) - Illinois Free Fishing Days will take place at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge from Friday, June 17 through Monday, June 20 during the Father´s Day weekend.
During the four-day celebration of fishing in Illinois, anglers can fish without purchasing a fishing license, salmon stamp or inland trout stamp. Also during this time period, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge will not require entrance fees for anyone fishing on refuge waters.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The organization is a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service.
For more information you can visit www.fws.gov.