DEC Releases 2016-2018 Great Lakes Program Progress Report

People and Communities Are Benefiting from Collaborative Projects to Restore New York’s Great Lakes Resources New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the release of the 2016-2018 progress report on the restoration and protection of New York’s Great Lakes resources. The report, released to commemorate World Water Day, highlights… Continue Reading

Charter Fishing and Tipping

Charter Fishing Tipping Do you tip the Captain?  On 1 man Charter Boat operation.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     This question comes up a lot. Do you tip the Charter Captain, and if so, how much?  Well, there has been a lot of articles written on this subject and many opinions on it to.  Most charter boat tipping articles… Continue Reading

Trout Season Closes on Many New York Waters on October 15

Trout Season Closes on Many New York Waters on October 15 Anglers are reminded that the statewide season for trout on many waters closes on October 15. Some waters have special regulations that allow for fishing beyond this date. A number of lakes and ponds are also open for ice fishing. Look for “ice fishing permitted”… Continue Reading