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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.

  • Two Florida Fishing Trips Catching Big Bass on Lake Okeechobee
  • Two Florida Fishing Trips can keep you excited for what is to come. I had the pleasure of fishing with Tom McCartney and Mitch Skop traveling from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It was a two boat trip with Captain Mike Groshon who fished with ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 12/12/2017 2:50:00 PM
  • Anti-Hunting Legislation Targets New Jersey Fish and Game Council
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-New Jersey’s most notorious anti-hunting legislator has authored legislation allowing animal rights groups to influence hunting regulations. The New Jersey Fish and Game Council approves hunting and fishing seasons and bag limits.
  • Ammo Land
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  • 12/10/2017 3:09:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Don't give up on stripers
  • That coupled with the fact that New Jersey as well as the entire coast collectively will have underfished their quota for this year is good news. However, the Council and Commission most likely will act conservatively due to the unreliability of the MRIP .
  • NJ.com
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  • 12/7/2017 11:33:00 PM
  • St. Croix hires Northeast account manager
  • Smay’s territory will cover Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Ohio. “The candidates we interviewed for this position were the strongest I have encountered in more than 20 years in the fishing industry. That made the selection process very ...
  • BassFan
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  • 12/7/2017 4:13:00 PM
  • The Evolutionary Reason Why Fish Don’t Swim Upside Down
  • What’s more, most fish are top heavy, says Brooke Flammang, who studies fish biomechanics at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Like a child balancing on a beach ball in the pool, gravity wants them to flip. So why don’t they? The leading ...
  • Smithsonian
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  • 12/5/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • Coast Guard rescues 92-year-old man fishing off New Jersey coast
  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard says it has rescued a 92-year-old man who was having problems with his heart aboard his fishing boat off the coast of Atlantic City. The Coast Guard said its personnel got word Sunday that the unidentified man was ...
  • PIX11
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  • 12/3/2017 9:53:00 PM
  • Lightning coach Cooper inspired to help fight cancer
  • Cooper said he went fishing June 12 with his son, Colton and former Lightning and current New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle. Now Colton is gone, and Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, which doctors say is treatable with medication.
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  • 12/2/2017 3:48:00 AM
  • Fulton Fish Market Employee Arrested For Stealing Over $900,000 in Checks
  • Vincent Perretti, a New Jersey fishmonger, has been arrested for stealing over $900,000 in checks from Fulton Fish Market. The Aberdeen, New Jersey, resident and a co-conspirator reportedly entered fake invoices into their employer’s accounting system ...
  • SeafoodNews
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  • 11/30/2017 3:23:00 PM
  • Cheering the lobster fishing fleet from Cape Forchu Lighthouse
  • Lobster Fishing Area 34 in Southwest Nova Scotia covers 8,500 square miles, an area the size of New Jersey. It has the largest catches of Canada’s 41 lobster fishing areas, accounting for 40 percent of the country’s catch and 23 percent of North ...
  • Nova News Now
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  • 11/28/2017 12:10:00 PM
  • Fed board votes to allow increased catches for important fish species
  • Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone called the commission’s decision a ‘mixed bag’ in protecting menhaden from potential overfishing, but did point out that Virginia and New Jersey—states which have been largely reliant on the commercial ...
  • Ricentral.com
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  • 11/26/2017 4:52:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Sept. 27
  • Also invited are Congressmen Pallone and McArthur or a representative from their office. New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council Chairman Dick Herb and Recreational Fishing Alliance Mid-Atlantic representative Adam Nolwalsky will be in attendance. A short ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 9/27/2017 7:38:00 PM
  • Fishing Pier Replaced After Superstorm Sandy Damaged By Jose
  • BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Officials say a fishing pier at the New Jersey shore that was rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy has suffered damage from high waves caused by Hurricane Jose. And they fear the damage at the Belmont Fishing Club pier in Belmar may worsen ..
  • CBS Philly
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  • 9/20/2017 12:50:00 PM
  • Powroznik, Monroe Set Strong Early Pace
  • Mike Iaconelli leads fellow New Jersey pro Adrian Avena by 2-plus pounds. Ike recorded a limit for 10-00 while Avena had four for 7-12. Overall, five of the eight anglers recorded limits and Kennedy's kicker was the lone fish over 4 pounds. There were five
  • BassFan
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  • 9/20/2017 12:52:00 AM
  • Powroznik, Monroe Set Early Pace
  • Mike Iaconelli leads fellow New Jersey pro Adrian Avena by 2-plus pounds. Ike recorded a limit for 10-00 while Avena had four for 7-12. Overall, five of the eight anglers recorded limits and Kennedy's kicker was the lone fish over 4 pounds. There were five
  • BassFan
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  • 9/19/2017 10:33:00 PM
  • Fishing Groups and communities move forward with suit against NY wind farm
  • The organizations and businesses that have joined the suit are the Garden State Seafood Association and the Fishermen’s Dock Co-Operative in New Jersey; the Long Island Commercial Fishing Association in New York; and the Narragansett Chamber of Commerce ..
  • windaction.org
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  • 9/19/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • NJ Governor Christy Issues Hunting & Fishing Day Proclamation ~ VIDEO
  • New Jersey –-(Ammoland.com)-The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to announce that Governor Chris Christie has issued a proclamation naming Saturday, September 23, 2017, as Hunting and Fishing Day. The day coincides with National Hunting and .
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/19/2017 8:23:00 PM
  • New Jersey couple rescue seagull from crab line
  • Sept. 14 (UPI) --A couple out on a kayaking trip in New Jersey stopped to save a struggling seagull from some fishing gear and recorded the rescue on video. The uploader, Heather, said she and her husband were heading home after a day of kayaking in Point
  • United Press International
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  • 9/14/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Wallet-fish hooked by New Jersey angler
  • The red leather purse was caught on a chartreuse Albie Crack lure. — Michelle DeSiena As fish stories go, this one will be hard to top. Michelle DeSiena and her boyfriend Darryl Goffreda were having a memorable morning of fishing on Wednesday, getting ...
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 9/13/2017 9:56:00 PM
  • RFA Calls for Angler Response to Early Summer Flounder Closure
  • This 'found' poundage could then be used to open a New Jersey state waters black sea bass season between September 6 and October 22. If passed by the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council and adopted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/5/2017 5:33:00 AM
  • Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Training Workshop This Month
  • Since 2012, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has endeavored to curtail drug use among children through its Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs program. This month, the division will host a two-day HOFNOD ...
  • The Sandpaper
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  • 9/4/2017 3:42:00 PM
  • Two Great Fish Reads
  • Sautner writes about the fishing you won’t find in outdoor magazines: the New Jersey trout opener and the cast of characters it attracts, for instance, or casting meticulous flies to rising fish that turn out to be feeding on bird feces. But I’d be ...
  • blog.nature.org
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  • 8/31/2017 10:10:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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