Free Fishing Weekend & Kids Clinic

Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Bong Recreation Area

Bong Recreation Facility Hosts Free Fishing Weekend Events

Walleyes Unlimited along with the WI DNR will hold a free fishing clinic for kids from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday June 8th at the Kids Pond, located east of the Visitor’s Center.

Both Richard Bong State Recreation Area along with Walleyes Unlimited has loaner equipment for anyone wishing to take part in this weekend’s statewide free fishing event.

This event on the free fishing weekend is geared toward both introducing and re-introducing people to the sport.

To encourage fishing beyond the free weekend, the state is offering a $5 fishing license to first-time buyers and to those who haven’t purchased a license in 10 or more years. Discounted fees are available for residents and nonresidents and are automatically applied at the point of purchase.

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