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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.

  • Watch: New York’s Best New Pastrami Is Made with Fish Sauce
  • In the second episode of Eater’s Prime Time, hosts Ben Turley and Brent Young of New York’s the Meat Hook are visiting their pal Will Horowitz at Harry & Ida’s — Horowitz’s mini chain of sandwich shops with a strong Jewish deli inspiration.
  • Eater on MSN.com
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  • 2/21/2018 3:41:00 AM
  • Watch: New York’s Best New Pastrami Is Made with Fish Sauce
  • In the second episode of Eater’s Prime Time, hosts Ben Turley and Brent Young of New York’s the Meat Hook are visiting their pal Will Horowitz at Harry & Ida’s — Horowitz’s mini chain of sandwich shops with a strong Jewish deli inspiration.
  • Eater
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  • 2/19/2018 9:56:00 PM
  • Win Tickets To The World Fishing and Outdoor Exposition
  • Enter below for a chance to win a four pack of tickets to the World Fishing and Outdoor Exposition presented by Stihl at Rockland Community College in Suffern, New York – home of the Northeast’s premier fishing, hunting and travel! Happening on March 1 ...
  • CBS New York
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  • 2/19/2018 5:22:00 AM
  • Collapse of global fish stocks
  • told journalists in New York. A Green Economy report due later this year by UNEP and outside experts argues this disaster can be avoided if subsidies to fishing fleets are slashed and fish are given protected zones — ultimately resulting in a thriving ...
  • yournz.org
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  • 2/18/2018 6:21:00 PM
  • New York offers free fishing weekend and ice fishing clinic
  • ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state officials are hosting a free fishing weekend and an ice fishing clinic. The Department of Environmental Conservation has designated Saturday and Sunday as one of a series of free fishing weekends , with license fees waived.
  • WRAL
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  • 2/18/2018 11:20:00 AM
  • Trump Jr. spotted at shark fishing event with New York Mets players
  • Mets manager Mickey Callaway invited over a dozen players from the team to join him in Florida for a catch-and-release shark fishing trip, according to The New York Daily News. President Trump's oldest son also made an appearance, but it was not planned ..
  • The Hill on MSN.com
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  • 2/18/2018 1:46:00 AM
  • New York Offers Free Fishing Weekend and Ice Fishing Clinic
  • ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials are hosting a free fishing weekend and an ice fishing clinic. The Department of Environmental Conservation has designated Saturday and Sunday as one of a series of free fishing weekends, with license fees waived
  • WWNY-TV
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  • 2/17/2018 6:13:00 PM
  • New York kicks off "Free Fishing Weekend"
  • (WHAM) - Saturday February 17 marks the beginning of the first "Free Fishing Weekend" in New York for 2018. According to New York's Department of Environmental Conservation's website, anyone can fish the fresh waters of New York State without a fishing ...
  • 13ABC WHAN
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  • 2/17/2018 4:41:00 PM
  • Governor Cuomo Announces 2018 Free Fishing Days in New York
  • New York's Sport Fishing Industry Generates an Estimated $1.8 Billion in Economic Activity Annually, Supports Nearly 17,000 Jobs Statewide Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first of several free fishing events in New York will take place this ..
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 2/17/2018 12:14:00 AM
  • Governor Cuomo Announces 2018 Free Fishing Days In New York
  • Albany, NY - February 16, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first of several free fishing events in New York will take place this weekend, Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18. During these designated days, residents and visitors are ...
  • Long Island Weather
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  • 2/16/2018 6:27:00 PM
  • Free fishing days in New York
  • ALBANY, N.Y. (WCAX) Here's your chance to go fishing for free in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says this weekend is the kickoff to Free Fishing Days in the state of New York. That means anyone can fish for free, without a license. The governor says it's ...
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  • 2/16/2018 5:22:00 PM
  • The Latest: Wind Farm Company Says No Fishing Vessel Damage
  • Silver Dollar Seafood co-owner Daniel Farnham, of Montauk, New York, complains the clip doesn't acknowledge the experiences of fishermen who say they've had their trawling gear damaged by buried power cables. 12:25 p.m. Offshore wind proponents are touting
  • The New York Times
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  • 2/15/2018 7:34:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Tips from New York DEC
  • Ice fishing opportunities abound in New York State. Winter anglers catch a variety of fish; primarily perch, sunfish, pickerel, northern pike and walleye. In addition, many waters throughout New York State are open to fishing for trout, lake trout and ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/15/2018 4:06:00 PM
  • Steamed fish is a celebratory centerpiece for Lunar New Year feast
  • For a Lunar New Year main dish, chef Jonathan Wu of Nom Wah Tu in New York City recommends a steamed whole fish served family-style alongside dumplings and noodles. Porgy or black bass have a good texture for steaming and work well with the flavors of ...
  • SmartBrief
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  • 2/14/2018 10:33:00 PM
  • Agent Zero: Music Moves You
  • Frontman and producer Noah Selwyn’s at-home studio is in Fishtown, the Philadelphia neighborhood that always sounded to me like it would be the equivalent to New York City’s Meatpacking District. A stone’s throw from mainstay power venues ...
  • The Aquarian Weekly
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  • 2/14/2018 4:15:00 PM
  • This Whole Steamed Fish is the Perfect Way to Ring in the Lunar New Year
  • Chef Jonathan Wu at Nom Wah Tu restaurant in New York City’s Chinatown is one of the original chefs of the legendary Nom Wah Tea Parlor. He shares his recipe for a seasonally- and locally-inspired preparation of the whole fish. It all begins with fresh ...
  • Saveur
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  • 2/13/2018 7:12:00 PM
  • How this all-female fish species continues to thrive
  • New York– Bucking the prediction of imminent extinction, a small fish species which does not produce any male offspring, continues to thrive and researchers have now found why it does not share the fate of many other species that reproduce asexually.
  • India New England
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  • 2/13/2018 4:57:00 PM
  • Anglers urged to watch for imported bait fish
  • It's thought that Vermont waters are too cold for mosquitofish to reproduce, but they are known to have survived as far north as New York City. Fisheries Director Eric Palmer says anglers and bait shop owners should destroy any mosquitofish they find.
  • WCAX
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  • 2/13/2018 4:05:00 PM
  • Bonefish/Tarpon Trust NYC Dinner
  • New York’s venerable University Club will be the site for our annual celebration of the flats fishery. The evening will include cocktails and dinner; live and silent auctions well stocked with bucket list destinations, fine art, and top-of-the-line fly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/13/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • Steamed Whole Fish with Dried Tangerine Peel and Fennel
  • At Nom Wah Tu restaurant in New York City, chef Jonathan Wu removes all of the bones from whole fish before steaming and serving it family style. Bones or not, remember to transport the fish carefully once cooked, since the meat will be very delicate and .
  • Saveur on MSN.com
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  • 2/12/2018 5:52:00 PM
  • 'Walking' fish help scientists to understand how we left the ocean
  • But the new research from New York University in the United States suggests that fish needed more than just legs to learn how to walk, and in fact evolved the neural circuitry involved much earlier on. The researchers reached this conclusion by studying ..
  • Earth Touch News Network
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  • 2/12/2018 1:42:00 PM
  • 10 million dollars worth of fentanyl discovered stuffed in Fish!
  • NEW YORK — Several slabs of fish weren’t enough to keep New York City detectives from finding several kilos of the deadly drug fentanyl. Officers tailed Johnny De Los Santos-Martinez, 35, to Leland Avenue and Archer Street in the Parkchester section of ...
  • tacticalshit.com
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  • 2/12/2018 3:35:00 AM

New York Guides/Outfitters

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New York Fishing Clubs

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