Fishing and Boating in New York

With over 7,500 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, and hundreds of miles of coastline, New York is a favorite destination for boaters and anglers. In this section, you will learn how to purchase your fishing license and how to access a number of boating resources online.

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New York Fishing

Purchasing a fishing license is easier than you think. Get started fishing in New York today. Get your fishing license online.

Get a New York Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

New York Boating

Get started boating in New York, get more boating resources, take a boater’s safety course, check regulations, reports and more.

Register A Boat In New York

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in New York

May.
14

Annual Melvin T. Bolden Fishing Derby

The City of Peekskill Recreation will hold it's Annual Melvin T. Bolden Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 14. Registration begins at 8:30am and weigh in at 11am, on Lake Mitchell in Depew Park. Fee is $5.00 for Peekskill residen...

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How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

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7 Weird Things to Bring on a Camping Trip

7 Weird Things to Bring on a Camping Trip

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Wading Safety:  What to Do If You Fall in the River

Wading Safety: What to Do If You Fall in the River

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