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Once you purchase your Washington D.C. fishing license and check the current fishing regulations, you can plan a fishing trip to a place like Hains Point, at the eastern edge of East Potomac Park. Fishing license fees help pay for fishery management, habitat protection, endangered species programs and conservation education.
WASHINGTON D.C. FISHING LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Prior to planning a fishing trip in Washington D.C., you will need to check the fishing regulations or fishing laws that apply to the area. Fishing regulations may include designated seasons for certain species, minimum possession lengths and the type of gear that can be used.
IT’S NOT A FEE, IT’S A CONTRIBUTION
Your fishing license purchase helps to protect and preserve the sport of fishing for years to come. The fees collected from Washington D.C. fishing licenses go toward fishery management, habitat development, endangered species programs, and conservation education.
WASHINGTON D.C. FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION
Washington D.C. has its own set of fishing laws and regulations that need to be followed in order to protect their fish populations
Learn how you can start protecting our aquatic natural resources.
Additional resources and information can be found directly on the Washington D.C. Department of Energy & Environment site.
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