The first weekend of fall will feature beautiful weather and your opportunity to do some free freshwater fishing.

According to a New York Upstate story, anyone can fish for free in freshwater without a license this weekend, though all other fishing regulations will apply. The Department of Environmental Conservation is holding the free fishing day to mark National Hunting and Fishing Day.

This really is great timing for the free fishing event as this time of year is just perfect to get outside. The weather is still nice and the timing couldn't be better to get out for a little fishing while enjoying the stunning views fall brings. Now is the time to get in those last few jaunts in nature to get you through winter, especially if you shut down your outdoor activities during the colder months.

So grab your bait and tackle, head to your favorite watering hole, and fish away this weekend. You can get more info from the Department of Environmental Conservation on the New York free fishing days here.