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.
Obtain Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses from:
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.
Obtain New York Fishing Licenses from:
Summary of laws and regulations accompanies license. Contact appropriate agency for more information.
Did You Know?
The American Shad are a saltwater fish that migrate from the Atlantic Ocean up the Delaware River to spawn in the spring. Fish reach the upper portions of the river by early to mid May. After spawning many of the weakened adult Shad die, usually in late June and into July.