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Sat 23 Jun
Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 23, 2018 07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schodack Island State Park
(518) 732-0187

For Kids! Prizes! Sponsored by Hudson River Bait and Tackle. Meet at the Boat Launch.

Sat 23 Jun
Go Fish! Free Fishing Clinic
Saturday, June 23, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

On free fishing weekend, no license is required. Educators from DEC's I Fish NY program will be on hand to show you how to fish, who's in the lake, and they even provide poles to use! Ages 6 & up. Clinic is free, but gate fee of $8/vehicle still applies. Gate fee is refundable if leaving directly after program.

Sat 23 Jun
Fly Fishing Program & Frisbee Golf
Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff for a fun and information Fly Fishing program. Stick around during the afternoon to enjoy Frisbee Golf. Meet at the campground playground - programs are free to the public.

10:00am Fly Fishing

1:00pm Frisbee Golf

Sat 23 Jun
Citizen Science Saturday: Oyster Monitoring
Saturday, June 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Gantry Plaza State Park
(718) 786-6385

At Pier 4 Fishing Pier- Help us monitor Gantry Plaza State Park's oysters! We will bemeasuring oysters and monitoring biodiversity in and around ouroyster cage. All materials provided.Ages 7+ and Adults

Sat 30 Jun
Moreau Fishing Trip
Saturday, June 30, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Learn from the best... and sign up to fish with Gary. Gary has been fishing his whole life and wants to pass on some special knowledge. He knows every inch of Moreau Lake and if you are lucky he'll share some fishing hot spots! Only 2 seats are available in his boat for these special adventures. Please call to reserve one, 793-0511.

Sat 30 Jun
Moreau Fishing Trip
Saturday, June 30, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Learn from the best... and sign up to fish with Gary. Gary has been fishing his whole life and wants to pass on some special knowledge. He knows every inch of Moreau Lake and if you are lucky he'll share some fishing hot spots! Only 2 seats are available in his boat for these special adventures. Please call to reserve one, 793-0511.

Sat 30 Jun
Fish Filleting Demo
Saturday, June 30, 2018 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Have you ever wondered how to perfectly filet a freshly caught fish? Come and have a lesson from the Park Naturalist, who has mastered the skill. No reservation necessary. This event is free.

Sat 30 Jun
Fish Filleting Demo
Saturday, June 30, 2018 01:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Have you ever wondered how to perfectly filet a freshly caught fish? Come and have a lesson from the Park Naturalist, who has mastered the skill. No reservation necessary. This event is free.

Sat 30 Jun
Fishing Clinic
Saturday, June 30, 2018 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Gantry Plaza State Park
(718) 786-6385

At Pier 4 Fishing Pier- Learn to fish at Gantry Plaza State Park! All materials will be provided. All Ages, children must be assisted by an adult.
Sat 07 Jul
Fish Wade at Thompson’s Lake
Saturday, July 7, 2018 01:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
(518) 872-0800

Come and check out who's swimming in Thompson's Lake with ecologist Dr. Doug Fraser. We'll use seines and dip nets in shallow areas to capture, look at, and discuss the ecology and behavior of fish in the lake. Wear shoes and clothing that can get wet. Limit 20 people; children under 12 may attend with parent. Call 518-872-0800 to register.

Registration: Required
Sat 07 Jul
Fish Wade at Thompson’s Lake
Saturday, July 7, 2018 01:00 PM
Thacher State Park
(518) 872-1237

Come and check out who's swimming in Thompson's Lake with ecologist Dr. Doug Fraser. We'll use seines and dip nets in shallow areas to capture, look at, and discuss the ecology and behavior of fish in the lake. Wear shoes and clothing that can get wet. Limit 20 people; children under 12 may attend with parent. Call 518-872-0800 to register.

Registration: Required
Sat 21 Jul
Fly Fishing Program & Frisbee Golf
Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff for a fun and informational Fly Fishing program. Stick around during the afternoon to enjoy Frisbee Golf. Meet at the campground playground -programs are free to the public.

10:00am Fly Fishing

1:00pm Frisbee Golf

Wed 08 Aug
Fly-Fishing
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Allegany State Park - Quaker Area
(716) 354-2182

Adventure Bound Onthefly from Ellicottville, NY will talk about fly fishing. Demo equipment will be provided.

Sat 11 Aug
SNAPPER & CRAB DERBY
Saturday, August 11, 2018 until Sunday, August 12, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

An annual tournament held at Captree State Park to encourage children 16 years old and younger to discover and enjoy fishing. Prizes are awarded to the heaviest snapper and crab caught. “Catch and Release” is encouraged. Age categories are as follows: 7 years old & younger; 8 – 12 years old; and 13 – 16 years old. Awards ceremony will begin at 2:30 pm each day.

Location: Fishing Pier. Free to public. $8 vehicle use fee.

Sat 11 Aug
The Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count
Saturday, August 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Schodack Island State Park
(518) 732-0187

See what fish species we seine in from the river during this annual citizen science initiative to catalog river life. We will need help sorting and counting the fish we find!

Sat 18 Aug
Learn to Fish
Saturday, August 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schodack Island State Park
(518) 732-0187

Find out what fish you might catch in the river, learn how to tie a fishing knot, and kids 15 and under can try casting a line in the Hudson River. Meet at the Boat Launch.

Sat 01 Sep
Learn to Fish
Saturday, September 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schodack Island State Park
(518) 732-0187

Find out what fish you might catch in the river, learn how to tie a fishing knot, and kids 15 and under can try casting a line in the Hudson River. Meet at the Boat Launch.

Fri 21 Sep
MONTAUK SURF FISHING CLASSIC
Friday, September 21, 2018 until Sunday, September 23, 2018
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-3781

Annual Bluefish and Striped Bass surf fishing tournament open to the public. Registration is required and can be done by mail in or in person at State Park Headquarters or Paulie's Tackle of Montauk. Cash and equipment prizes will be awarded to winners.

Times: Noon on Friday through Noon on Sunday

Location: Waters from the western most tip of Napeague State Park, east.

Award Ceremony: Montauk Point State Park at 12:30pm on Sunday, 9/23

Fee: $15.00 per participant

 

Fri 12 Oct
SOUTH SHORE FISHING CLASSIC
Friday, October 12, 2018 until Sunday, October 14, 2018
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

A fishing tournament for the largest Striped Bass, Bluefish and largest Striped Bass Released. All fish must be hooked and landed from the beach, surf, jetty, bank or pier. Registration is required. Awards ceremony takes place at the conclusion of the tournament.

Times: Noon on Friday through Noon on Sunday

Location: Waters between Moriches and Jones Inlet

Awards Ceremony: 10/14 at Captree State Park, 12:30PM

Fee: $15 per participant

 

Sat 20 Oct
HEMPSTEAD LAKE FALL FAMILY FRESHWATER FISHING FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
(516) 766-1029

This family-oriented annual fishing festival integrates fishing with fall activities, such as a casting for pumpkins contest and pumpkin decorating. The event also includes fly fishing instruction, demonstrations, and outdoor exhibits by local fishing clubs. Children also enjoy an inflatable, pumpkin decorating, face painting and much more! Rain or shine event.