Fishing in Delaware County – Resources

The Great Western Catskills is famous for its fishing. People come from all over the world to fish our rivers, streams, lakes and ponds. If you are gearing up for a fishing getaway, we’d love to make sure you have the resources you need for the perfect experience.

For a complete guide to freshwater fishing regulations in New York State, please visit this page at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website:

For Delaware County special fishing regulations, including exceptions to statewide regulations, please visit:

Fishing licenses can be purchased online here. You can also get them onsite at Catskills Seasons LTD in Margaretville.

Some NYC Department of Environmental Protection access locations (such as some reservoir access points) require a DEP Access Permit or Guest Pass. Get yours here.

Bait, Tackle, Boat Rental Resources in Delaware County, New York

Al’s Sport Store
6964 River Road, Downsville

East Branch Outfitters
1471 Peas Eddy Rd, Hancock

Catskills Seasons LTD
768 Main St. Margaretville

Northhill Outdoors, LLC
916 Main St, Margaretville

Pepacton Bait & Tackle
43005 State Highway 28, Arkville

Pepacton Cabins
348 Hood Lane, Downsville