New York Fishing and Boating

With over 7,500 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, and hundreds of miles of coastline, NY is a favorite destination for boaters and anglers. With these New York fishing and boating resources you’ll soon be ready to plan your own New York fishing and boating excursions.

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New York Fishing

Fishing’s Great in New York State. Just remember to purchase a freshwater fishing license, or if fishing saltwater, enroll in the free registry.

Buy Your New York 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

Want to go boating in NY? Just take a state-approved boater’s safety course (no New York boating license required)

Buy Your New York Boat Registration Online

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


Progressive® Insurance World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition

Whether your passion is freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing or hunting, you'll find it all here within easy reach of most of the tri-state area. Book trips to destinations from around the globe, compare and buy boats, see t...

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Striper Seminars

Additional seminars Saturday March 30 at 1:00 and 3:00 Captain Bob from Fins & Grins Charters will be on hand to give you all the info you need to have a fantastic Striper fishing season! See an associate to sign up for ...

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