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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.

  • Fishing: cod, pollock and ling on the menu
  • New members are welcome to attend the next meeting. The International Game Fish Association’s New Jersey Representatives announced their 20th Annual Fund Raising Banquet and Auction will be held on Friday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Doolan’s Shore Club ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 3/22/2017 7:48:00 PM
  • Coming in April: We take a deep dive into marine life at the Shore
  • Coming in April: We take a deep dive into marine life at the Shore Like clockwork, each spring whales and dolphins and a host of marine life, start migrating into New Jersey waters to fish and be fished. We'll take a deep dive into what it means for the ..
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 3/22/2017 4:58:00 PM
  • Focus on rivers has shifted from white perch to striped bass
  • Fencing in Brigantine The New Jersey Beach Buggy Association is one of the most active fishing and outdoor organizations in the state. The NJBBA always seems to have something cooking. Often, it is the hot dogs and baked beans at one of its community proje
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 3/18/2017 2:12:00 AM
  • NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife Celebrates 125th Anniversary
  • TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife today is marking its 125th anniversary by rededicating itself to its mission of conserving wildlife and providing recreational opportunities for future generations of hunters, anglers and ...
  • Atlantic Highlands Herald
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  • 3/17/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • It's show time for saltwater fishing
  • Go to the light and make a left, and it is down the road on the left hand side 50 Atrium Drive. State legislators have come to the aid of New Jersey fluke fishermen. Last week, Representatives Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ-6) and Frank A. LoBiondo (R-NJ-2 ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 3/16/2017 9:10:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line March 15
  • This action imposes a de facto moratorium on recreational summer flounder fishing in my state. This action also is disproportionately damaging to New Jersey compared with other states.” Commissioner Martin also wrote, “In the short term, New Jersey is ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 3/15/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • Lake Hopatcong's fishing reputation flourishes
  • Motorists have road maps, now fishermen have 71 named New Jersey rivers, 1,321 streams and 958 lakes that are among 328,282 maps available on Stream Map USA series. For instance, on the Raritan River, there are the two branches and tributaries on ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 3/12/2017 7:31:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Congressmen introduce fluke legislation
  • Pallone and Rep. LoBiondo. The NJOA thanks and supports Representatives Pallone and LoBiondo, along with New Jersey's Sport Fishing Organizations for the prompt and effective actions taken to date to save the recreational summer flounder fishery.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/11/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • Rockporter joins sixth season of 'Wicked Tuna'
  • One “monstah” size bluefin of high quality can be worth more than $20,000. Another new competitor this season is Brad Krasowski of New Jersey at the helm of the Fish Hawk. Last season, he was a mate aboard Hebert’s Wicked Pissah. But Krasowski is no ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/10/2017 12:22:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: DEP to restore Little Egg Inlet
  • A bipartisan group of congressmen has joined in that effort by sending a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross regarding the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) vote to approve devastating restrictions on New Jersey's fishing ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/9/2017 4:41:00 PM
  • Fishing: Warmer waters best for striped bass
  • March 1 signaled the reopening of New Jersey striped-bass fishing in our back bays — all waters from inlet mouths back as far west as you want to go. Back bays were closed to striped-bass fishing in January and February, so with the springlike weather ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 3/9/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line March 8
  • The cuts for New Jersey are greater than what NOAA had required for the region, and too many anglers and their families are going to suffer because of them,” said Pallone. “These cuts are a body blow to the recreational fishing industry in New Jersey ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 3/8/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Sergeantsville Fire Co. to hold hunting and fishing flea market on March 19
  • This year we welcome Skips Outdoors, a local sporting good store located in Stockton, New Jersey. Skip will be here and have the latest and fastest cross bow on the market. The show attracts the finest custom fishing lure makers and offers expert knowledge
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/8/2017 11:55:00 AM
  • IGFA NJ Banquet and Auction
  • The International Game Fish Association’s New Jersey Representatives are pleased to announce that their 20th Annual Fundraising Banquet & Auction will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Doolan’s Shore Club located on Route 71 in Spring Lake ...
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 3/7/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • IGFA Announces N.J. Banquet & Auction
  • The International Game Fish Association's New Jersey Representatives announce their 20th Annual Fund Raising Banquet and Auction will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Doolan's Shore Club located on Route 71 in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • Fitz’s Fish Ponds Wins Big at NJ Flower and Garden Show 2017
  • New Jersey's Fitz's Fish Ponds won big at this year's New Jersey Flower & Garden Show. Held in the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey, this was the 15th annual show for the organization, and Fitz’s first time as a participant. The theme ...
  • Busbyway
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  • 3/4/2017 2:24:00 PM
  • Fitz’s Fish Ponds Wins Big at NJ Flower and Garden Show 2017
  • New Jersey's Fitz's Fish Ponds won big at this year's New Jersey Flower & Garden Show. Held in the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey, this was the 15th annual show for the organization, and Fitz’s first time as a participant. The theme ...
  • pressreleaserocket.net
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  • 3/4/2017 2:22:00 PM
  • Opening day's mild weather, good fishing draws anglers
  • Opening day's mild weather, good fishing draws anglers New Jersey anglers don't see many 70 degree opening days for striped bass and winter flounder seasons, if they see any. Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/2lld4mZ
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 3/3/2017 1:04:00 PM
  • Cabo San Lucas...131, 367, 568 Cal California , 535
  • 48, 117 New Caledonia , 514 Loyalty Islands, Uvea Atoll 5 Noumea overcast conditions passage from New Zealand New England , 252, 272, 411, 447, , 536, 619 New Jersey New York Fisher s Island New York City New Zealand... 46, 139, 186, 258, 260,...
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  • 3/2/2017 9:53:00 AM
  • Fishing: striped bass are back
  • March 1 signaled the reopening of our New Jersey striped bass fishing west of the Corlies Demarcation Line. That would be all waters from our inlet mouths back into our bays as far west as you want to go. Backbay waters were closed to striped bass fishing
  • North Jersey
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  • 3/2/2017 12:04:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line March 1
  • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries voted on Feb. 2 to reduce the summer flounder catch through implementing reductions of 28 to 32 percent along the New Jersey coast. This decision was the result of the 2016 Stock Assessment Update published by NOAA.
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 3/1/2017 9:26:00 PM
  • Ice fishing season melts away
  • Archery retailers and the archery industry know it by the drop in bow sales and other hunting gear. But in New Jersey, bow license sales have been going up since 2007, said Fish and Game Council Chairman Dave Burke. The peak in sales was in 1991 (52,926 ..
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 2/26/2017 7:17:00 AM
  • Striped bass river, inlet season starts Wednesday
  • New Jersey Fish and Wildlife, 723; and Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 759. Admission is $16 and free for ages 15 and under with a paying adult. The schedule is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. next Saturday and Sunday.
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 2/25/2017 12:15:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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