|Free Fishing Weekend at JCPRD Parks is June 4 & 5|
The Johnson County Park and Recreation District has established the weekend of Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 as the annual Free Fishing Weekend in District parks. This will coincide with the State of Kansas' "Free Fishing Days" in State Parks. Fishing, boating, and archery permits will be waived on these days in the District parks where these activities are normally allowed as follows:
Park & Permits Waived
Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam Fishing
Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe Fishing & Boating
Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe Fishing & Boating
Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee/Lenexa Fishing, Boating & Archery
Streamway Parks, Various Access Points Fishing, Boating
Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park, 12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park Fishing
Fishing permits have also been waived by the state of Kansas for this weekend, allowing fishing without a state license as well. This is the only time each year license requirements are waived.
For more information, call Mike Ray, Superintendent of Park Safety & Interpretation, at (913) 438-7275 Voice, or (913) 831-3342 TDD.