Fishing licenses available ahead of salmon, trout season

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The salmon and trout fishing season begins April 1, and now anglers can buy and print a fishing license from their home computers.

Anyone 16 years of age and older is required to having a fishing license. To buy one from home, visit:

New York State is also reminding anglers of their new Adventure License, available if a lifetime fishing license is purchased. For more on the Adventure License, click here.

The state DEC has plenty of tips for beginners, as well as some suggested fishing locations, available here: provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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