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Fishing New York

EZFishing brings you New York's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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New York Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in New York.

New York Fishing Regulations

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New York Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to New York Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of New York's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

New York Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in New York.

  • Congo River Fish Are Evolving Due To Intense Rapids
  • “The genetic separation between these fishes show that rapids are working as strong barriers keeping them apart,” said lead study researcher Elizabeth Alter from The City University of New York. “What’s particularly unique about the lower Congo is ...
  • i4u.com
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  • 2/20/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • Warm Weather Hurts Free Fishing Weekend
  • February 18 and 19 were Free Fishing Weekend in New York according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Everyone was welcomed to fish in any of the allowed lakes, ponds or other bodies of water without a fishing license. New York's fishing industry generates an ...
  • FOX 40 News WICZ TV
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  • 2/20/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • The Future Of Lake Champlain Stands With One Fish
  • In salmon we trust: The official seal for New York’s Clinton County, which borders Lake Champlain, bears a familiar fish. “Clinton County New York has a seal, and there is a fish on that seal,” noted Bill Wellman, a Board Member for the Lake ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/19/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Officials say 2 record fish caught in Vermont in 2016
  • Last year’s other record fish was a 25.54-pound freshwater drum caught in Lake Champlain by Joseph Whalen, Jr. of New York. It measured 34.5 inches long. The department says Whalen’s daughter also caught the record freshwater drum for New York state in ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 2/19/2017 3:52:00 PM
  • Giant fish set Vermont record in 2016
  • In September, New York angler Joseph Whalen Jr. landed the new Vermont record freshwater drum while fishing in the mid-lake area of Lake Champlain. The drum weighed 25.54 pounds, measured 34.5 inches in length and was 26.5 inches around at its widest point
  • Burlington Free Press
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  • 2/19/2017 1:34:00 AM
  • Officials say 2 record fish caught in Vermont in 2016
  • Last year's other record fish was a 25.54-pound freshwater drum caught in Lake Champlain by Joseph Whalen, Jr. of New York. It measured 34.5 inches long. The department says Whalen's daughter also caught the record freshwater drum for New York state in 201
  • WNYT
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  • 2/18/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend in NY arrives with safety warnings
  • Ice fisherman can head out to central new york ponds and lakes without a fishing license presidents day weekend but locals are urging caution after several accidents this year. "Be safe!" said Rob Goffredo, owner of Bartel road Bait and Tackle,.
  • CNY Central
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  • 2/18/2017 12:52:00 PM
  • Officials say 2 record fish caught in Vermont in 2016
  • Last year’s other record fish was a 25.54-pound freshwater drum caught in Lake Champlain by Joseph Whalen, Jr. of New York. It measured 34.5 inches long. The department says Whalen’s daughter also caught the record freshwater drum for New York state in ...
  • NEWS10
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  • 2/18/2017 12:13:00 PM
  • Congo River fish evolution shaped by intense rapids
  • The study, led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, the City University of New York, and Fordham University, reveals that fishes in this part of the river live in "neighborhoods" that are separated from one another by the waters ...
  • Science Daily
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  • 2/18/2017 1:40:00 AM
  • Free fishing weekend: Upstate NY offers ice fishing and much more
  • The state Department of Environmental Conservation has declared Saturday and Sunday a free fishing weekend across New York State. Anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of the state and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is ...
  • Syracuse Post-Standard
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  • 2/17/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids
  • The study, led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, the City University of New York, and Fordham University, reveals that fishes in this part of the river live in "neighborhoods" that are separated from one another by the waters ...
  • Phys
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  • 2/17/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • New York: Lake Ontario Fisheries Meetings Set for March
  • The public will have the opportunity to learn about the state of Lake Ontario fisheries at public meetings held in Niagara, Monroe, and Oswego counties in March, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/16/2017 8:53:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Weekend February 18 & 19
  • Free Fishing Weekend February 18 & 19: Next Weekend is Free Fishing Weekend in New York StateFree Fishing Weekend February 18 & 19 The first of several free fishing days in New York State for 2017 will take place next weekend on Saturday, February 18 and .
  • HamletHub
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  • 2/11/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Governor Cuomo announces free fishing days for 2017
  • Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the first of several free fishing events in New York State for 2017. On Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 people living in New York and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license at any of the state
  • rochesterfirst.com
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  • 2/10/2017 11:30:00 PM
  • New York calls tourists to first 2017 fishing weekend
  • Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the first of several free fishing events in New York State for 2017 will take place next weekend on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19. During these designated days, New York residents and non-residents ..
  • poandpo.com
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  • 2/10/2017 10:28:00 PM
  • Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days in New York
  • New York's Sport Fishing Industry Generates an Estimated $1.8 billion in Economic Activity Annually, Supporting Nearly 17,000 Jobs Statewide Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the first of several free fishing events in New York State for 2017 .
  • Press Release Point
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  • 2/10/2017 10:19:00 PM
  • Goodyear to pay $1.75M after 4 deaths at Virginia factory
  • On Feb. 18 and 19, anyone, whether they live in New York or not, can fish without a license in New York. ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced free fishing days in New York for next weekend. On Feb. 18 and 19, anyone, whether they live ...
  • WIVB
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  • 2/10/2017 9:42:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Days in New York State next weekend
  • People can fish without a license in New York State next weekend, Feb. 18 and 19. It’s part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Free Fishing Days. All of the state’s lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams are included. The program has been going on since 1991 to allow ...
  • WNYT
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  • 2/10/2017 7:41:00 PM
  • Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days in New York
  • New York's Sport Fishing Industry Generates an Estimated $1.8 billion in Economic Activity Annually, Supporting Nearly 17,000 Jobs Statewide (February 10, 2017) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the first of several free fishing events in New .
  • iloveny.com
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  • 2/10/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • Free ice fishing in NY kicks off next weekend
  • Grab your ice fishing gear because free fishing days in New York kicks off next weekend. The first of several free fishing events in 2017 starts on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19. During those days, you can fish for free without a license at
  • NEWS10
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  • 2/10/2017 2:28:00 PM
  • Renowned fish market becomes the latest supplier to bypass retail
  • New York’s famous Futon Fish Market, the largest fish market in the Western Hemisphere, recently announced it will sell seafood direct to consumers nationwide via its website, according to Retail Leader. The fish market is banking on demand for seafood ...
  • Food Dive
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  • 2/10/2017 1:38:00 PM

New York Guides/Outfitters

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New York Fishing Clubs

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