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Posted on: June 1, 2017

New York State Free Fishing Weekend June 24th - June 25th

Free Fishing Weekend

During Free Fishing Days/Weekends, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is required! All other freshwater and saltwater fishing regulations still apply.

Upcoming Free Fishing Dates

  • June 24-25, 2017
  • November 11, 2017

Ideas for Free Fishing Days

  • Try fishing for the first time.
  • Haven't fished in a while? Remember the joy of catching a fish again for free!
  • Become an ambassador to the sport; take a friend fishing for the first time.
  • Invite a friend to New York to fish.
  • Take a spouse or significant other fishing.
  • Take the family fishing...and don't forget the grandparents!

New York State DEC website...
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