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Fishing New Jersey

EZFishing brings you New Jersey's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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New Jersey Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in New Jersey.

New Jersey Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in New Jersey?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


New Jersey Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to New Jersey Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of New Jersey's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

New Jersey Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in New Jersey.

  • Flying Fish Brewing to open a pub in Brewerytown
  • Flying Fish Brewing Co., the largest craft brewer in New Jersey, says it will open a pub this fall at 31st and Master Streets in the new Fairmount @ Brewerytown rental community. Flying Fish Crafthouse will serve an expansive menu including burgers and ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 7/1/2016 7:15:59 PM
  • Fishing: Plenty of easy ways to find a great fishing hole
  • The latest round of Free Fishing Days in New Jersey and New York must have really inspired a nice crop of North Jersey anglers. Almost every day over the last two weeks, I’ve received at least one request for suggestions on places to fish. And while ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 6/30/2016 1:09:06 AM
  • New Artificial Reef Provides A Productive Day Of Fishing
  • “I like that I caught my first fish,” said youngster Katrina Meixner, visiting from New Jersey and fishing Friday on the Cap'n Kid. She landed a legal size black sea bass. Her mother, Laura, and little brother Eriks working together landed another ...
  • The Cape Cod Chronicle
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  • 6/29/2016 5:59:37 PM
  • Offshore exploration: Could seismic surveying harm fish?
  • “There are fisheries impacts that are not very well understood, and now is the time to do these reviews,” said Zachary Lees, ocean and coastal policy attorney for Clean Ocean Action, a New Jersey-based nonprofit group. Eight companies are seeking to ...
  • The Outer Banks Voice
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  • 6/27/2016 11:59:54 PM
  • Fishing buddies open new Bethany Beach grill
  • Each dog is 100 percent beef, he said, and served on toasted buns, made fresh and delivered daily, from Liscio's Bakery in New Jersey. Guests can also order a variety of tacos stuffed with their choice of chicken, beef, pork, potato, shrimp or fish.
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 6/27/2016 10:59:39 AM
  • Melrose Fish and Game Club defeats natural gas pipeline in court
  • New Jersey, New York and New England. The Melrose Fish and Game Club is a fraternal club with 339 members that was incorporated in 1931 and is affiliated with the National Rifle Association, the Middlesex County League of Sportman’s Clubs and several other
  • melrose.wickedlocal.com
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  • 6/24/2016 8:40:02 AM
  • Fishing: Feel free to cast a line in New York
  • I’ve always said that it makes no sense for a serious New York angler not to have a New Jersey license, and the reverse is just as true. One of the best things about fishing is the never-ending chance for adventure, visiting someplace you’ve never ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 6/23/2016 1:17:24 AM
  • Feds consider cut to catch of herring, a key food web fish
  • The herring fishery takes place off of New England and the mid-Atlantic, but is principally based in Maine and Massachusetts, with a substantial amount of herring also coming ashore in Rhode Island and New Jersey. It was worth a little less than $30 ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 6/22/2016 6:22:14 PM
  • Fishing event for Middlesex-area youths set for Saturday
  • T-shirts will be provided to participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, anyone age 16 and above must have a valid license to fish the fresh waters of New Jersey with a handline, rod and line or bow and arrow. This includes privately owned wate
  • My Central Jersey
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  • 6/19/2016 4:56:54 AM
  • Life Lessons from “Fishing With Dad”
  • His disappointment was palpable (and hurt like hell), yet, somehow, his fishing ardor endured. Last month, while standing on a beach in central New Jersey in a cold, driving rain, I found myself living out a bizarrely supersized version of the “Fishing ...
  • The New Yorker
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  • 6/19/2016 4:06:48 AM
  • Man hospitalized after clinging jelly fish sting
  • Now, the clinging jellyfish are coming for us-a number of people have spotted these teeny little blobs in New Jersey, and at least one person was hospitalized after getting stung. Middletown resident Matt Carlo spent two nights in a hospital after being ..
  • News in Film
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  • 6/17/2016 3:50:41 PM
  • Fish now before the "dog days of summer" set in
  • So good that Josh Taylor of Lehighton won the the Jamaica’s New Jersey charter boats’ daily pool last week with a 15-pound bluefish. That was topped this week when Alice Omichi pulled in a huge 57.03-pound striper also aboard the same charter piloted ...
  • Examiner
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  • 6/17/2016 6:25:10 AM
  • Clinging jelly fish stings man at Jersey Shore
  • The discovery of this tiny jellyfish in the waters of New Jersey has come as quite a surprise. The clinging jellyfish is native to the Pacific Ocean and has recently been uncovered in New Jersey waters as well as in MA and in waters off NY and New Hampshir
  • Comment
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  • 6/16/2016 6:07:52 PM
  • Clinging jelly fish stings man at Jersey Shore
  • The discovery of this tiny jellyfish in the waters of New Jersey has come as quite a surprise. The creature's sting can cause serious medical problems, including kidney failure, experts have said. "Small things can pack a powerful punch affiliated with ...
  • bilbaoya.com
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  • 6/16/2016 12:52:54 PM
  • WATCH: Coast Guard rescues fisherman on fishing vessel
  • ATLANTIC CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard came to the aid of a sick fisherman Wednesday on a ship 60 miles off New Jersey in a rescue the pilot described as "challenging." The fishing vessel Jeffrey Scott radioed in at 5:20 p.m. that a 57-year-old crew member .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 6/16/2016 12:02:48 PM
  • Clinging jelly fish stings man at Jersey Shore
  • MONMOUTH BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town says a man was hospitalized after he was stung by a clinging jelly fish. Emergency management officials in Monmouth Beach say the man was swimming in the Shrewsbury River when he was stung by the species ...
  • fox5ny.com
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  • 6/16/2016 8:13:44 AM
  • Man hospitalized after clinging jelly fish sting
  • MONMOUTH BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town says a man was hospitalized after he was stung by a clinging jelly fish. Emergency management officials in Monmouth Beach say the man was swimming in the Shrewsbury River when he was stung by the species ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 6/16/2016 7:59:25 AM
  • The Clinging Jelly Fish Are Coming To Sting Your Feet
  • Now, the clinging jellyfish are coming for us—a number of people have spotted these teeny little blobs in New Jersey, and at least one person was hospitalized after getting stung. SUMMER IS OVER. The clinging jellies in question are about the size of a ...
  • Gothamist
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  • 6/16/2016 2:44:27 AM
  • Fishing: Now that you've tried it, get a license
  • So how was Saturday’s Free Fishing Day? Some Rockland County friends told me they had a blast catching trout on the New Jersey side of the Ramapo River, and no one could complain about the beautiful weather. So let’s assume all you rookies and first ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 6/16/2016 1:11:24 AM
  • As Long Island Sound warms, its fish species are changing
  • “There’s no question that, because of the warmer water, we’re seeing more scup and black sea bass, which had always been a New Jersey and southern Long Island fish," he said. "Our mainstay used to be winter flounder and cod, but now it’s sea ...
  • theday.com
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  • 6/11/2016 10:52:58 PM
  • Free Fishing Day in Tennessee
  • Lower Stillwater Ponds on Rock Creek in Duchesne County, 9 a.m.to noon. The program aims to introduce families to New Jersey's freshwater fishing, and to encourage children to avoid drugs, alcohol and tobacco by instead pursuing fun outdoor activities.
  • Laurel Leader-Call
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  • 6/10/2016 10:11:12 PM
  • Free fishing days could help get kids hooked
  • The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting two events for those looking to get involved in fishing and for New Jersey’s young angling enthusiasts on Saturday. For those that are looking to get involved in the sport, the state is ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 6/10/2016 6:36:28 PM
  • Venomous ‘Clinging Jelly Fish’ Appears In Water Off New Jersey Coast
  • POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There’s danger in the water off the coast of New Jersey. As fisherman discovered a jelly fish never before seen in local waters. CBS2’s Meg Baker spoke with the men – who are no strangers to the sting of a jelly ...
  • CBS New York
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  • 6/10/2016 8:13:41 AM
  • Free fishing this Saturday and next
  • Every year, New Jersey has hosted a statewide free fishing day in the spring. Since 2015 the state has also offered a free fishing day in the fall. The 2016 free fishing dates are June 11 and Oct. 15. This June a number of volunteers and residents in the .
  • Burlington County Times
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  • 6/9/2016 5:23:05 AM
  • Fishing: Free Fishing Day returns
  • Saturday is New Jersey’s spring Free Fishing Day, a brilliant marketing vehicle that does wonders for promoting the sport. You can fish all New Jersey public fishing waters without a license or trout stamp. Just imagine the possibilities. Not only is it ..
  • North Jersey
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  • 6/9/2016 1:12:32 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Bayway, NJ (7202)

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