Oklahoma Watches and Warnings

Free fishing days set for 2019 in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – The OKC City Council has approved dates throughout the year marked as free fishing days.

All anglers of every age can fish in Lake Hefner, Lake Overholser, Lake Stanley Draper, “Close to Home” fishing waters and elsewhere in Oklahoma City without having to buy a city fishing permit or state fishing license on the free fishing days.

Most free fishing days are on the first Saturday of every month.

  • Jan. 5
  • Feb. 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1-2
  • July 6
  • Aug. 3
  • Sept. 7
  • Oct. 5
  • Nov. 2
  • Dec. 7

All anglers are required to follow state and city fishing regulations and catch limits.

Keep in mind, the only statewide free fishing days are June 1 and 2.

“June 1 and 2 are the Free Fishing Days listed in State Law.  All anglers are exempt from the state fishing license on those two days only,” said Capt. Wade Farrar with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife.

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