People statewide can fish without a license on Saturday

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Calling all prospective anglers—get ready to bait your hook and cast a line!

Saturday is Free Fishing Day here in New York. That means both residents and nonresidents may fish without a license. However—all other regulations must be observed.

It’s one of six held annually to celebrate the outdoors and promote New York’s tourism economy and wildlife conservation.

Here are the free fishing days this year according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation.