Get FREE 2013 State Fishing Days! A Free Fishing Day is an ideal time to schedule an event that includes boating and fishing activities. In General, Free Fishing Days allow the public to fish without a license. This information may be helpful in planning dates for your boating, fishing and aquatic conservation events. Please note that the individual states may place certain restrictions and other regulations may apply, so be sure to contact your state fish and wildlife agency for specific state regulations.