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Fishing Tips and Advice

Fishing is a fun sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages from all walks of life. And, with over 45 species of game and panfish, including smallmouth and largemouth bass, bullhead, yellow perch, and trout and salmon, anglers have plenty of fishing opportunities.

Here are a number of links to a variety of fishing topics, including information on catching and releasing trout, fishing responsibly, and using a ruler to weigh your fish, that can help anglers better enjoy the fantastic fishing New York State has to offer.


More about Fishing Tips and Advice:

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    Bureau of Fisheries
    625 Broadway
    Albany. NY 12233
    518-402-8924
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