Free Fishing Days for Father's Day
Date: Friday, June 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Age: All ages.
This ongoing program will run from Friday, June 16, to Sunday, June 18. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Take advantage of the free fishing weekend sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Now’s your chance to fish without a license. Hidden Lakes is offering added incentives to get you out: On Friday, grab a free container of nightcrawlers, Saturday anglers can pick up a free promo item and on Sunday enjoy a tasty treat – candy, chips or ice cream.
Let’s not forget about the fathers out there! Calling all dads to visit the Tackle Box on Sunday to help yourself to any of the above-mentioned items!
Fishing poles are available to rent for free courtesy of IDNR. State fishing rules and regulations apply.
No registration required.
Hidden Lakes Trout Farm has paved accessible trails leaving from the parking lot. The shoreline fishing area is on natural surfaces over uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.