Delaware River Water Trail: Pennsylvania River of the Year 2011

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Boating And Fishing Regulations

1. Reciprocal license agreements apply to interstate waters for boating and fishing.

2. A valid fishing license is needed for the state where you intend to fish, when fishing from shore or wading off shore.

3. Be sure to obtain specific boating and fishing regulations from the appropriate state agency sources.

4. Valid boat and personal water craft registration is required as in any waterway.


To find out more about Pennsylvania requirements, contact:
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

New Jersey

To find out about New Jersey requirements, contact:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife
New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission
New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau

New York

To find out more about New York requirements, contact:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles