How To Prepare For Your Fly Fishing Trip
Licensing and Permits for Fishing in New York State
You will need to procure a NY State fishing license. Day licenses are $5 for New York residents, $10 for out-of-state. Yearly licenses are $25 for New York residents, $50 for non-residents.
DEP Access Permit
If you’re asked by your guide to obtain a free access permit to DEP recreational lands , please click here.
How to Dress for Your Fly Fishing Trip
A few important items to have and rules to follow:
- Polarized Sunglasses
- Brimmed Hat
- No bright colors
- Dress in layers
Guides provide water and snacks to all guests. You are welcome to bring additional food. Half-day trips do not stop for lunch unless the client wants to do so. Contact us directly if you’d like Esopus Creel to arrange stream side lunch for your full or half-day trip.