Conserving native fish and their habitats

The National Park Service manages fish and fishing to conserve native species for current and future generations. The protection of river, lake, stream, and ocean aquatic habitats allows for a variety of fish and fishing opportunities as well. Learn more about fish, fishing, aquatic habitats, and the work we do to conserve these valued resources.

A school of young cutthroat trout

Fish Stories

Not your average fish story - learn what's happening in parks.

A fish


Fish species, watching fish, fish conservation, and aquatic invasive species.

A man fishes at Yellowstone National Park


Fishing regulations, catch and release fishing, responsible fishing, and fish consumption advisories.

Crab arm


Learn how to properly harvest shellfish at national parks.

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