Free Fishing Day on Sunday — and admission to DNR parks is free, too

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This May 6, 2020, photo, shows a wild brown trout taken on a dry fly from a Catskills river outside Roscoe, N.Y. Fishing shops in Roscoe that should be overflowing with anglers are empty, due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Rob Jagodzinski)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources is offering free admission to state parks, recreation areas, forests, and reservoirs on Sunday, May 2, which is also a Free Fishing Day. 

On Free Fishing Days, all Indiana residents can fish the state’s public waters without a fishing license or trout/salmon stamp. All size and bag limits remain in effect. For public places to fish near you, see

Free admission provides an opportunity to visit a favorite DNR property or visit a new site. Find DNR properties across the state and the facilities they offer. 

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