Grab your pole and fish for free! No license required

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Ready to grab your pole and catch some fish? Here’s your chance.

Local Anglers can enjoy free fishing June 7-8 on Oklahoma City waters during “Free Fishing Days,” part of the National Fishing Week celebration put on by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and City of Oklahoma City.

During the “Free Fishing Days,” anglers are permitted to fish on any city-based water without having to purchase a state fishing license or City fishing permit.

City waters include the Oklahoma River, Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge, the City’s three lake reservation areas including Lake Hefner, Lake Draper, and Lake Overholser, plus all “Close to Home” fishing waters.

Oklahoma City’s “Close to Home” waters are:

  • Crystal Lake, 6625 SW 15 Street
  • Dolese Youth Park Pond, NW 50 and Meridian
  • Edwards Park Pond, 1515 N Bryant
  • Kids’ Lake, 3200 W Wilshire Blvd.
  • Kitchen Lake, 5501 SE 119th Street
  • Route 66 Park, 3350 West Overholser Drive
  • South Lakes Regional Park ponds, 4302 SW 119

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