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Gather your fishing gear and head out to a new fishing spot or an old favorite. Find a place to fish and make sure you have your 2022 fishing license. Don't forget to refer to the 2022 Fishing Guide for current rules and regulations.
Accessible fishing piers and easy-access waters across the state.
Resources to help you get started fishing, including how-to videos and more.
Includes more than 50 species for which you can compete for honors.
Learn how to report marked or tagged fish.
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