Category Archives: Free Fishing

Free Fishing Days 2019

DEC Announces 2019 Free Fishing Days in New York – NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

The free fishing days program is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting Initiative and the upcoming free fishing days are the first of several planned for 2019, including June 29-30, Sept. 28 (National Hunting and Fishing Day), and Nov. 11 (Veterans Day).

Free Fishing Days

June 25-26, 2016, is Free Fishing Weekend in NY. November 11, 2016 has also been designated as a Free Fishing Day. During these days, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of NY and no license is required! It the perfect opportunity to introduce someone to the sport of fishing. Continue Reading

Free Fishing Clinics

June is a busy time for free fishing clinics in New York with over 25 scheduled clinics. At free fishing clinics, participants can fish for free; no freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries… Continue Reading