Texas Parks and Wildlife allowed anyone in the state to fish on public waters without a license Saturday.
The rain held off just long enough to allow families the chance to have some fishing fun in the sun.
Typically, people need to have a fishing license, but today that requirement was waived.
The waiver allowed the Williams family from Copperas Cove to adventure to Lake Belton for the first time.
"Well, I received a text yesterday from one of my friends at church and she told me that 'tomorrow is Texas fishing day, you don't have to have a license to go fishing' so I knew at that moment that I was gonna be out fishing today. Bring the family out to have some fun on the lake," Samson Williams, a participant in license-free fishing, said.
Williams also said he wishes Texas Parks and Wildlife offered license-free days more often.
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