• The Upper Delaware's mild rapids and quiet pools are ideal for canoeing, kayaking, or rafting.

    Upper Delaware

    Scenic & Recreational River NY,PA

Fishing License

Within Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, a valid New York or Pennsylvania fishing license is required for all anglers, age 16 and older, on the sections of the Delaware River between New York and Pennsylvania when fishing from a boat or from either shore.

To the south, including in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, a Pennsylvania or New Jersey fishing license is valid in the Delaware River (including estuary) between New Jersey and Pennsylvania when fishing from a boat or from either shore.

Obtain Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses from:

  • More than 1,700 License Issuing Agents
  • County Treasurers
  • Fish and Boat Commission Regional Offices

Trout permits (stamps) are required in addition to your Pennsylvania license (ages 16 and older) when you "take, kill or possess, while in the act of fishing," any of the trout species from any Pennsylvania or boundary waters.

Summary of laws and regulations accompanies license. Contact appropriate agency for more information.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
P. O. Box 67000
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000
Phone: 717-657-4518
www.fish.state.pa.us/

Obtain New York Fishing Licenses from:

Summary of laws and regulations accompanies license. Contact appropriate agency for more information.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12233-4790
Phone: 518-457-3521
www.dec.ny.gov

Did You Know?

The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company was founded by William and Maurice Wurts two merchants from Philadelphia in 1823.

The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company was founded by William and Maurice Wurts two merchants from Philadelphia in 1823. The D&H Canal soon became Americas first privately owned million dollar enterprise.