Trout and salmon season opens on Friday, April 1 ~ A few reminders and other information for local anglers

Opening Day of trout season arrives on Friday, April 1st.

Trout and salmon fishing season opens on Friday, April 1st.

For reminders and other information on fishing forecasts and conditions, licenses, regulations, stocking, access, and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species, click HERE.

For a list of state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) brown and rainbow trout stocking sites across the counties comprising the 58th Senate District (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates counties), see the following DEC website:

And for a statewide, county-by-county listing of Sporting License Issuing Agent Locations, click HERE.

Read more in the Star-Gazette"Kid anglers: How do you lure them and hook them?"

From, "2016 trout season: Search type, number of fish NY state will stock in each waterway"

From The Chronicle-Express, "Will the trout be waiting April 1?" 

Here's to a great season for all anglers, from now right through the fall!  And thank you for your contributions to our culture and economy.  It's been estimated that New York’s sport fishing industry generates an estimated $1.8 billion in economic activity annually and supports nearly 17,000 jobs.