Get your pole and lure 'cause fishing is free in Kansas all weekend

May 31, 2019 - 7:31 am

Kansas City - There is no need for a fishing license for adults to fish Kansas public waters this weekend.

The KS Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has designated June 1 and 2 as Free Fishing Days.

A standard fishing license in Kansas is $27.50 for residents and $52.50 non-residents. 

The state allows one free weekend a year, said Ron Kaufman, KDWPT spokesman.

"It's close to the kickoff weekend, pretty much for out summer season, that and Memorial Day," Kaufman said. 

Free Fishing Days is a popular event in Kansas. This year high water is posing a concern for a lot of anglers.

"We do sometimes see an increase in fishing success in high water," Kaufman said. "I would urge caution in high water, and certainly don't go around barricades."

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