New DEC Fishing Award Program Updates In Effect


I know we all fish for the altruistic value of the experience or a meal, but it's still nice to be recognized from time to time for a job well done with a lunker of a fish.

NYS has an Angler Achievement Awards Program for Adults and Youth. Effective January 1, 2024, the Angler Achievement Awards Program has been updated with new rules, prizes, and ways to submit your entry.

Head on over to:

for all the details, rules, regs and how to submit your catch for consideration.