New York Fisihing Useful Tips
* Handle fish as little as possible and release them quickly
* Reduce the time fish are out of the water, As little as 30 seconds of air exposure causes killing fish
* Consider using only artificial lures their use is necessary on some waters
* Use barbless hooks if you plan to release the fishs you catch
* When a fish is deeply hooked, do not try to remove the hook do clip the leader instead

New York Fishing Updates
From small headwater tributaries and tiny ponds to large rivers and lakes, New York is blessed with abundant trout waters. To help ensure that our trout populations remain healthy, New York's Department of Environmental Conservation employs a range of fishing regulations. Anglers should familiarize themselves with the regulations that apply to any water they fish. The regulations are found in the Fishing Regulations Guide issued with your license.

Useful Links
* Places for Fishing in New York
* New York Fishing Education
* Saltwater Fishing in New York
* Freshwater Fishing Regulations in New York
* New York Fishing News
* New York Angler Awards
* New York Fishing Health Advisories
* Fish Stocking New York
* New York Fish Hatcheries
* New York Freshwater Fisheries Research
* Contact DEC Fisheries/ Regional Information