Friday, February 15, 2019

New York State Free Fishing Weekend Feb 16-17

ice fisherman DEC reminds anglers that February 16-17, 2019 is a free fishing weekend in New York. During this period, anyone can fish without the requirement to obtain a New York State fishing license.

Free Fishing Day participants are reminded that, although the requirement for a fishing license is waived during free fishing days, all other fishing regulations remain in effect.

Outside of Free Fishing Days, anyone 16 years of age and older must have a current State fishing license to fish in New York. Fishing licenses are valid for 365 days from the date of purchase.

Visit DEC’s website for more information on ice fishing in New York. Download the I FISH NY Guide to Ice Fishing (PDF).

Photo of ice angler provided by DEC.

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