Free Winter Fishing Weekend January 16-17, 2021.
Pack up the family or call your friends and head to the water for fishing fun! Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp on Free Fishing Weekend, Jan. 16-17. This includes all inland waters and Wisconsin’s side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. Other fishing rules apply, such as limits on the number and size of fish you can keep and any seasons when you must release certain fish species.
For more information, go to dnr.wi.gov and search for “Free Fishing Weekend.” FYI: This is a great way to introduce anglers to ice fishing!
Ice Fishing Tournaments on the free fishing weekend: