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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

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.

  • Taiyaki: New York's Fish Waffle Cone is Overrated!
  • A hole in the wall lost between buildings down in Chinatown is now famous due its simple fish waffle machine. It's like any waffle, but it has the shape of a fish. I first tried it in Korea last year and now in New York due to the huge hype happening ...
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  • 5/25/2017 5:26:00 PM
  • Striped Bass, Bluefish and Albacore Make Up New York's Montauk Trifecta
  • It’s hard to keep your nerves in check when the water in front of you is churned to a froth by slashing predators and frantic baitfish going airborne. Never before had I been faced with such a flurry. Stripers, bluefish and false albacore had all ...
  • saltwatersportsman.com
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  • 5/25/2017 2:42:00 PM
  • Striped Bass, Bluefish and Albacore Making Up New York's Montauk Trifecta
  • It’s hard to keep your nerves in check when the water in front of you is churned to a froth by slashing predators and frantic baitfish going airborne. Never before had I been faced with such a flurry. Stripers, bluefish and false albacore had all ...
  • saltwatersportsman.com
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  • 5/24/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • New York Times Turns Its Nose up at Gefilte Fish
  • A New York Times article from Berlin begins, “Beige, boiled and usually packed in a gelatinous goo, gefilte fish is not the sort of dish that typically excites foodies.” It’s just the latest example of a Times double standard. Consider the chickpea ...
  • The Algemeiner
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  • 5/18/2017 1:03:00 AM
  • New York: Keuka Lake State of Fisheries Meeting June 12
  • As part of Governor Cuomo's NY Open for Fishing and Hunting Initiative, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 8 Fisheries Management Unit will present recent sampling results from Keuka Lake at a June 12 public meeting ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/15/2017 4:26:00 AM
  • Record New York State Channel Cat
  • The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has confirmed that a new state record has been established for channel catfish. Eric Scordo with record-breaking catfish. Using just a nightcrawler, Eric Scordo of Watertown caught a 35 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/10/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Is Fish Farming A Solution To Overfishing?
  • "Think about it," biologist Kevin Fitzsimmons told the New York Times for a 2011 piece on farming tilapia, an easy-breeding factory fish. "If we tried to get beef from hunting, there would be a lot of hungry people." According to the United Nations ...
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  • 5/10/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • Hefty funding for novel marine fish research
  • The project will take place at the University of Miami (UM) Experimental Fish Hatchery and will be a collaborative effort between New York-based Aqquua LLC US and the UM Rosenstiel School-based Aquaculture Program. It aims to improve hatchery and other ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 5/8/2017 9:27:00 PM
  • New York’s world-class fishing: Let’s keep it that way
  • We’ve been saying all along that we have a world class fishery. Our diversity is one of our biggest selling points but there are so many other aspects that truly make it appealing to anglers from other countries. One is the access we have to so many ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/8/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • Land-based aquaculture innovators join NYC seafood investor forum
  • Land-based aquaculture will once again be high on the agenda at the upcoming IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum in New York City. Key executives from Akva Group, AquaMaof, Pentair and Kingfish Zeeland will discuss the potential for growth and investment in .
  • IntraFish
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  • 5/8/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • In New York, fishing season for many popular gamefish opens May 6
  • Fishing heats up on May 6 with the opening of the walleye, pike, pickerel, and tiger muskellunge seasons, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation‘s 2017 Warmwater Fishing Forecast can help guide anglers to recommended waters to ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/5/2017 9:31:00 PM
  • New York: Fishing Season For Many Species Opens May 6
  • Fishing heats up on May 6 with the opening of the walleye, pike, pickerel, and tiger muskellunge seasons, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. DEC's 2017 Warmwater Fishing Forecast can ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/5/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • NY walleye fishing season kicks off with huge Oneida Lake fishing derby
  • What's the biggest walleye fishing derby in Upstate New York on Saturday, the opening day of the walleye season? Hands down, it's the two-day, 39 th annual Walleye Fishing Derby on Oneida Lake, set to begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning, ending with the .
  • newyorkupstate.com
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  • 5/4/2017 3:46:00 PM
  • China fleets depleting world's fish supply
  • A Sunday New York Times article states that China's long-distance fishing fleets are quickly pushing wild global fish stocks to the brink with only 10 percent remaining. This is destroying the livelihood of millions of coastal families dependent on fish.
  • The Morning Call
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  • 5/2/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • Just Face It: Watertown Man Catches Record-Breaking Fish
  • A Watertown man can brag that he hooked the biggest channel catfish in New York state. Eric Scordo recently caught that fish on Chaumont Bay. According to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Scordo's catch was 35 pounds, 2.5 ounces.
  • WWNY TV
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  • 5/2/2017 6:41:00 PM
  • Investment opportunities abound in seafood's complex supply chain
  • At the IntraFish Media Seafood Investor Forum in New York on May 23, investors have a unique opportunity to untangle the global seafood supply chain dynamics for a better understanding of which sectors present the best investment opportunities. IntraFish .
  • IntraFish
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  • 5/2/2017 4:15:00 AM
  • Soon to be made without any fish guts, Guinness is going vegan
  • The company has been working to go vegan-friendly for years. In 2015, it told The New York Times (paywall) that it hoped its beer would no longer contain trace amounts of fish bladder by the end of 2016. Still, many of its products still use the method.
  • Quartz
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  • 5/1/2017 3:37:00 PM
  • Speak, Memory
  • Kuyda met Mazurenko in 2008, when she was 22 and the editor of Afisha, a kind of New York Magazine for a newly urbane Moscow. She was writing an article about Idle Conversation, a freewheeling creative collective that Mazurenko founded with two of his best
  • The Verge
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  • 5/1/2017 12:57:00 PM
  • Putnam County’s Family Fishing Day a huge hit
  • It was the Fifth Annual Family Fishing Day. The event is co-sponsored by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The agencies supplied rods, reels and bait for the anglers.
  • Mid-Hudson News Network
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  • 4/30/2017 12:01:00 PM

New York Guides/Outfitters

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New York Fishing Clubs

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