New York Fishing License 2014
Information and Where to Buy Your NY Fishing License
Interested in fishing in New York? You'll need to buy the right fishing license if you want to fish in 2014. Here's the deal...
Where to Buy Your 2014 New York Fishing License
If you're over 16 years of age, and not eligible for a free license, you'll need to buy one. Getting your New York fishing license for 2014 online is one option. If you're not too keen on online forms, you can go to any of the license agents and get one in person. See the full list of sporting license fees and packages.
You can get a lifetime fishing license if you want to avoid future fee increases. They can even be transferred, in certain cases.
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Interesting Facts About the New York Fishing License 2014
NOTE: Licenses are valid from October 1 through September 30.
New York's Free Fishing Days (scroll down for full description) are always the last full weekend in June. That would be Saturday and Sunday, June 28 & 29, in 2014. Anyone can fish without a license, but all other regulations still apply. There are a number of other events where no fishing license is required; see the list of Free Fishing Day Clinics.
There are reciprocal fishing license agreements for Lake Champlain. Be sure to follow the rules for New York or Vermont, depending which part you're in.
If you're heading for marine or coastal waters, register in the no-fee marine recreational fishing registry.