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Resources for Fishermen

From making sure you have all the right fishing permits to getting an updated weather forecast, explore information and resources that will help you plan an enjoyable fishing trip.

NOAA Services

At NOAA Science, Service, and Stewardship are the core of our mission. Below are some NOAA services which may be helpful on your next fishing trip.

Federal Registry and Permits

Information on state recreational fishing permits can be found through the map below. Simply click on the state where you want to go fishing.

Responsible Practices


Other Helpful Resources

State Recreational Fishing Websites

Click on the map below to visit state recreational fishing websites.
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