Get ready to get hooked on fishing, Nevada! Free Fishing Day will take place throughout the state on June 10th, offering anyone the opportunity to cast their line into Nevada’s waters and reel in a fish without the typically required fishing license. If you live in Las Vegas, you might find yourself thinking “Where can I even fish nearby?” Actually, there are a number of spots in the Las Vegas area for both experienced fishermen and fresh beginners to get a feel for the activity. And if you’ve never fished a day in your life, you need to take advantage of Nevada’s Free Fishing Day!

When it comes to hobbies and recreation, many tend to lean towards activities such as yoga, reading, and binge-watching their favorite shows. While these are all perfectly fine and enjoyable hobbies, there’s one activity that often gets overlooked: fishing. It may not seem like the most glamorous or exciting activity at first, but trust me, it’s an experience that every individual and family should have at least once in their lifetimes.

Fishing is the perfect stress-relieving activity. There’s something about being out on the water, surrounded by nature, that can instantly make you feel more relaxed and at peace. The calming sound of the waves (or fountains if you decide to scope out a pong at one of our fabulous Las Vegas parks), the warm sun on your skin, and the fresh air can work wonders on improving your mood and reducing stress levels.

It’s also a chance to unplug and disconnect. In a world where we’re constantly glued to our screens and bombarded by notifications, fishing gives you the opportunity to switch off and disconnect from the outside world for a few hours. Plus, it’s a great way to spend quality time with friends or family without any distractions.

Beginners who decide to give the experience a try on June 10th will also undoubtedly learn a few new skills. Fishing may seem like a simple enough activity, but it actually requires a fair bit of skill and technique. From choosing the right bait to casting your line, there’s plenty to learn and master. And not to mention… it can be immensely satisfying when you finally catch your first fish, knowing that you did it all by yourself. It’s honestly one of the best feelings in the world!

When was the last time you actually stopped and appreciated all the beauty that surrounds us in nature? Getting out and enjoying Nevada Free Fishing Day will give you the chance to do just that, as you’ll be out on the water, surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife.

For those who might not have the necessary equipment, don’t worry! According to Fox 5, “The Department of Wildlife will celebrate the day by hosting a Free Fishing Day event in Southern Nevada at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Boulder City, 1650 Buchanan Boulevard.” Have a blast at this free event from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. with equipment provided!

Get out and enjoy Nevada’s Free Fishing Day with friends or family and make memories to last a lifetime. Make a catch at one of the fabulous Las Vegas locations below!

To discover all of the fishing spots in Nevada, click here.

  • Boulder City Pond/Veteran’s Memorial Park

    Boulder City Urban Pond

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    Species: Rainbow Trout, Bluegill Sunfish, Channel Catfish

  • Lorenzi Park Pond

    Lorenzi Park

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    Species: Rainbow Trout, Bluegill Sunfish, Channel Catfish

  • Floyd Lamb Park Pond

    Floyd Lamb Park

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    Species: Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Bullhead Catfish, Green Sunfish

  • Carpenter Canyon Creek

    Carpenter Canyon

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    Species: Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

  • Lake Mead

    Lake Mead Marina

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    Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Bullhead Catfish, Channel Catfish, Black Crappie, Bluegill Sunfish, Green Sunfish

  • Sunset Park Pond

    Sunset Park Pond

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    Species: Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Green Sunfish

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