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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?
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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.

  • Additions OK’d on NJ Artificial Reef Network
  • Recreational fishing generates $1.5 billion in economic benefits in New Jersey each year, and directly employs some 20,000 people. Artificial reefs are constructed from a variety of materials, such as rocks, concrete, steel, old ships and barges.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/27/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Cooperate with state fluke survey
  • The release follows: On February 2, 2017, the Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board, part of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), approved changes to this coming year's summer flounder quota for New Jersey.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 4/25/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • Man Struggles To Free Terrified Baby Owl Tangled Up In Fishing Line
  • Few of us, however, are ever forced to rise to the occasion. One man was unfortunately put into that situation while out fishing on a lake in New Jersey. Walking to the perfect spot to cast off, he heard a terrible screech coming from nearby. After a ...
  • honesttopaws.com
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  • 4/21/2017 9:08:00 PM
  • Oyster Restoration Resumes on Tred Avon River (MD)
  • Reefs will be restored to a height of 1 foot using mixed shell (quahog and surf clam shell) from Atlantic Coastal fisheries in New Jersey. The Corps found no significant impacts through an Environmental Assessment (EA) published in November 2016 in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • RVCC Offers Adult Classes on Social Media, Writing & Fishing
  • The following programs will be offered at the College’s Branchburg campus: Gone Fishin’ in New Jersey: Students are taught the best methods to catch fish in the Garden State’s great fresh and saltwater bodies. The class will be held Tuesdays ...
  • tapinto.net
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  • 4/17/2017 10:32:00 PM
  • Fishing Derby Off To A Great Start At Echo Lake
  • MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Colleen Parliman, vice president of the Newark Baith and Fly Casting Club (NBFCC), along with about a dozen volunteers of New Jersey's oldest fishing club welcomed children of all ages to the annual fishing derby at Echo Lake Park on ...
  • tapinto.net
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  • 4/16/2017 2:03:00 PM
  • Fishing Derby Begins at Echo Lake
  • MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Colleen Parliman, vice president of the Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club (NBFCC), along with about a dozen volunteers of New Jersey's oldest fishing club, welcomed children of all ages to the annual fishing derby at Echo Lake Park on ...
  • tapinto.net
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  • 4/16/2017 12:17:00 PM
  • Carpe Diem! 10 Videos with Huge Carp
  • Carp Fishing: Earlier this week, a Game & Fish reader shared a photo on our Camera Corner page showing a large carp he caught on ultralight gear in New Jersey. Kenny Parkerson wrote the 12-pound carp put up a great fight, and then interjected ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/13/2017 7:10:00 PM
  • Smoked Fish Sold in N.J. Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination
  • The Smokehouse of NY is recalling various smoked fish products sold in multiple states including New Jersey because of possible listeria contamination. A full list of the recalled products is available on the Food and Drug Administration website.
  • snjtoday.com
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  • 4/13/2017 5:48:00 PM
  • Smoked fish products recalled for listeria concerns
  • The fish products were distributed to markets, restaurants and hotels in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Alabama, Minnesota and Montana. Listeria organisms can cause serious and sometimes fatal illnesses in children, the elderly and those with weakened
  • WAFB
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  • 4/13/2017 1:52:00 PM
  • The Blood of the Crab
  • It's not a fishery. It's like ASMFC trying to monitor the tobacco industry," said Jeff Brust, a research scientist with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. And then there's the pure damn necessity. While several companies have come up ..
  • Popular Mechanics
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  • 4/13/2017 12:03:00 PM
  • Fishermen Oppose Hudson Canyon Sanctuary Designation
  • The sanctuaries are to be tailored to the needs of its stakeholders. New Jersey fishermen however, are raising concerns that they will be shut out of a prolific fishing ground. "We're in complete opposition. We're not going to be fooled by the notion that
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/10/2017 6:48:00 AM
  • Connecticut DEEP stocks 300K trout for Opening Fishing Day today
  • The pond had been stocked with 470 regular-sized trout and about 40 breeders by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. The agency expects to stock a total of approximately 530,000 trout this season. Anglers must have a current Rhode Island fishing .
  • giftedviz.com
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  • 4/8/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • It's 'fish-on' during opening day of the 2017 trout season (Photos)
  • The pond had been stocked with 470 regular-sized trout and about 40 breeders by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. Statewide, there were more than 180,000 freshly-stocked rainbow trout for anglers casting their lines on opening day of trout ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 4/8/2017 9:05:00 PM
  • 'Reel' great first trout fishing day for Morris County anglers
  • Buy Photo Anglers on the first day of New Jersey trout fishing in the Rockaway River. April 8, 2017, Rockaway, NJ (Photo: Bob Karp/Staff Photographer) The two friends share a tradition of being on the water for the first trout fishing day and came prepared
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 4/8/2017 6:30:00 PM
  • New Jersey Fly Fishing Show Moving Locations
  • SOMERSET, Penn. – The New Jersey Fly Fishing Show – a fixture at the Garden State Exhibit Center for 25 years – will move to the nearby New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison beginning in Jan., 2018. The announcement was made by Fly ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 4/8/2017 8:53:00 AM
  • N.J. Fly Fishing Show Moving to New Facility in 2018
  • SOMERSET, Penn. – The New Jersey Fly Fishing Show – a fixture at the Garden State Exhibit Center for 25 years – will move to the nearby New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison beginning in Jan., 2018. The announcement was made by Fly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/6/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • US importers get FDA warning
  • The FDA inspected a New York and a New Jersey company in February. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over 177,000 .
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  • 4/5/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Getting ready for trout season: Lake Hopatcong stocked with 1,000 fish
  • JEFFERSON -- New Jersey's largest lake received a significant infusion of trout on Sunday, in keeping with an annual tradition. Volunteers stocked Lake Hopatcong with 1,000 trout, six days before the start of the state's annual fishing season. The trout ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 4/3/2017 2:50:00 AM
  • Lake Hopatcong stocked with 1,000 trout 6 days before season starts
  • JEFFERSON -- New Jersey's largest lake received a significant infusion of trout on Sunday, in keeping with an annual tradition. Volunteers stocked Lake Hopatcong with 1,000 trout, six days before the start of the state's annual fishing season. The trout ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 4/2/2017 10:45:00 PM
  • Opening day brings out young and old to fish
  • McGonigle has caught lots of fish in his day. “I think I have caught everything that swims in this creek, once a four-pound trout, which is a large fish in this creek, and a large mouth bass in New Jersey,” he said.
  • Delaware County Daily Times
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  • 4/2/2017 2:03:00 AM
  • Trout fishing contest back in Rockaway Borough April 8
  • The contest starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, - the opening day of trout season in New Jersey - and continues throughout the season or "... until all the prizes are given out," Grow adds. "We're stocking more fish, we have more prizes, more of the ...
  • New Jersey Hills
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  • 4/1/2017 7:16:00 AM
  • NJ appeals fluke vote, says regs will create fishery waste
  • New Jersey's three commissioners to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission are trying to reel some fluke back in that could be lost to anglers due to federally approved reductions. Their latest effort to keep summer flounder regulations at ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 3/31/2017 9:32:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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