Get hooked and give fishing a try on Canadian water bodies during license free fishing days.
Fishing regulations and other rules still apply during license free days and National Park fishing license is required to fish in Canadian National Parks.
Free Fishing Days in Alberta
Family Fishing Weekends, occurs twice a year.
1. Family Day long weekend in February -February 17, 18 and 19, 2018
2. Second weekend in July. – July 7 and 8, 2018
Free Fishing Days in British Columbia
Once a year during June, during the annual BC’s Family Fishing Weekend.
In June: June 15 – 17, 2018
Free Fishing Days in Manitoba
Twice a year.
Louis Riel Day Weekend – February 16-18, 2019
and in June 9-10, 2018
Free Fishing Days in New Brunswick
Access to private waters, Crown Reserve waters and Crown Leases is still restricted.
Fish New Brunswick Days – in June
2018 – June 2-3
Free Fishing Days in Newfoundland and Labrador
No free days for non-residents.
Trout fishing free for residents.
Free Fishing Days in Nova Scotia
In February: February 17 through 19, 2018
In June: June 2-3, 2018
Free Fishing Days in Ontario
Family Day Weekend: February 17-19, 2018
Early July: June 30-July 8, 2018
Free Fishing Days in Prince Edward Island
Once a year ~ May long weekend.
Free Fishing Days in Quebec
Fête de la pêche – Once a Year
2018- June 8, 9 and 10, 2018
Free Fishing Days in Saskatchewan
Twice a Year
Family Day Weekend: February 16 to 18, 2019.
Second Weekend in July: July 14 to 15, 2018
Free Fishing Days in Yukon
Once a Year in early July.
Annual Family Fishing Weekend 2018: June 29 – July 2, 2018. Yukon residents fishing for salmon are still required to possess both an angling licence and a Salmon Conservation Catch Card during this period.