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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > May 2020 > Is It Safe To Go Boating And Fishing During COVID-19?
In most states, if you follow social distancing guidelines and safety tips for going outside, you can still get out to enjoy time on the water. While it's true that some state and national parks may not be open yet or may have certain restrictions in place, you can find places to fish or boat that are close to home.
Be safe and smart by following these guidelines for boating and fishing during COVID-19.
Be sure to check the most recent state agency COVID-19 updates regarding fishing and boating related activities before heading out on the water.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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