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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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Find any of the 8951 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


New York Fishing Resources

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

New York Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in New York?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

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.

  • New York offers free fishing as part of national celebration
  • New York is offering a day of free fishing as part of the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration. Four new free fishing days have been added this year in New York. On those days, anyone can fish in New York waters without having a license. The ...
  • CNY Central
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  • 9/24/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • New York offers free fishing as part of national celebration
  • ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is offering a day of free fishing as part of the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration. Saturday is one of four new free fishing days that have been added this year in New York. On those days, anyone can fish in New ...
  • Post-Star
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  • 9/24/2017 7:58:00 AM
  • New York offers free fishing as part of national celebration
  • ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is offering a day of free fishing as part of the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration. Saturday is one of four new free fishing days that have been added this year in New York. On those days, anyone can fish in New York
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  • 9/23/2017 10:56:00 PM
  • Saturday is 'Free Fishing Day' across New York
  • NEW PALTZ, N.Y. -- Saturday is Free Fishing Day across the state, where residents and non-residents can fish without a license. Governor Cuomo had designated free fishing days as a way to promote tourism. The Congressional Sportmen's Foundation estimates .
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  • 9/22/2017 5:12:00 PM
  • Shark Fishing Tips From Out Friends In New York
  • Sharks are some of the sea’s most well-known but misunderstood inhabitants. They simultaneously provoke fascination and hysteria wherever they appear. Excessive fear of their ferocity and aggression has tainted people’s relationship with sharks ...
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  • 9/22/2017 3:38:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Day Across New York State
  • This Saturday (9/23) is the first of four days that non-residents and residents of New York State can fish for free on any of the state’s freshwaters. According to New York Upstate – the “free fishing day” is part of Governor Cuomo’s NY Open for ...
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  • 9/21/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • New York Boat Show
  • Event Description Tens of thousands of boating and fishing enthusiasts start their season at the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show. With its 110-year history the show is recognized as THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating. You name ..
  • Wake World
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  • 9/15/2017 10:24:00 PM
  • TimberFish Technologies to invest $555,000 in Western New York
  • TimberFish Technologies opened a one-of-a-kind, high-tech fish production facility, in Western New York. TimberFish will be investing $555,000 and utilizing Empire State Development's grant of $100,000 to build a treatment-production system at the Five ...
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  • 9/8/2017 7:18:00 PM
  • Dance Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond
  • The premiere is part of Live Arts Bard. Sept. 22-24, ANNE TERESA DE KEERSMAEKER New York Live Arts, led by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong, has an apt theme for its season: “Creating in Confusing Times.” It begins with “A Love ...
  • New York Times
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  • 9/8/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Days for New York State
  • The requirement for a fishing license is waived on these days, so it's the perfect time to introduce someone to the sport or invite friends or family from out of state. Legislation providing for the additional free fishing days was signed by Governor Cuomo
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  • 9/6/2017 12:52:00 PM
  • New York: Keep Shellfish Cool
  • During summer and early fall, when water and air temperatures increase and nutrient levels peak, bacteria concentrations in shellfish can grow to dangerous levels. To prevent shellfish from concentrating unsafe levels of bacteria that may be harmful to ...
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  • 9/6/2017 12:52:00 PM
  • What Chefs Want You to Know About Your Fish and Where It's From
  • Such as redfish and dogfish. To contact the author of this story: Deena Shanker in New York at To contact the editor responsible for this story: Peter Jeffrey at
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  • 9/5/2017 10:11:00 AM
  • LI fishing grounds mapped as wind farm plans take shape
  • The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came last week with a table-size map of the waters surrounding Long Island, primarily on the South Shore, asking fishermen to mark off areas where they set lobster pots, gill nets or drag trawl .
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  • 9/4/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • US: Aquaponics farmers band together to set their industry apart
  • Kimberly Aney, a recent graduate of the agriculture program at SUNY Cobleskill in Upstate New York, has dreams of building a small farm that grows fish and lettuce in concert with one another. She says she sees the practice, known as aquaponics ...
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  • 9/4/2017 11:54:00 AM
  • Sheepshead Bay Fishing: New York City’s Fishing Paradise
  • Fishing in NY is easier than you might think. A southern connection joins salty Long Island Sound and rivers like the Hudson and the East have freshwater origins that provide spawning grounds for anadromous fish. There is always excellent saltwater fishing
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  • 8/30/2017 12:42:00 AM
  • New York Times Fishing For Hurricane Blame
  • After the longest spell on record without a US major hurricane strike, and decades of failed hurricane forecasts, the pathetic New York Times is reduced to blaming sea level rise and heavy rain on “climate change – and demonstrate once again that top ...
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  • 8/26/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • August 27 is Family Fishing Day at the New York State Fair
  • Everyone with a valid New York State fishing or hunting license gets FREE admission to the fair. Anyone buying a license at the fair will be automatically entered into a drawing for a lifetime pass to the fair. Enjoy a free fishing clinic put on the by the
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  • 8/24/2017 6:32:00 AM
  • New York: Public Access to Private Fishing Areas
  • Fishing is a timeless tradition enjoyed by millions of people of all ages, and New York State has some of the finest fishing waters in the nation. Many of these waters, however, can be difficult to reach because they are privately owned. Since 1935, the ..
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  • 8/24/2017 6:32:00 AM

New York Guides/Outfitters

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New York Fishing Clubs

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