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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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Find any of the 2979 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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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.

  • City thinks Staten Island fish smell came from New Jersey chemical plant
  • CITY HALL -- The mysterious odor that permeated Staten Island on Friday morning likely originated in New Jersey. While the specific source is still unknown, city officials think the fishy smell came from a petrochemical plant in the Garden State.
  • Staten Island Advance
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  • 8/31/2015 7:34:06 PM
  • Toothy Fish-Proofing A Weightless Texas Rigged Senko
  • Sorry for writing a book here, but if you are an experienced angler, please read: I have been doing a lot of catch/release bass fishing this summer in New Jersey. I have been shore and wading fishing in ponds, lakes, streams and rivers with a lot of ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/28/2015 9:07:44 AM
  • Sunken Fishing Boat El Jefe Located After Search Off Sandy Hook
  • SANDY HOOK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey State Police said they’ve located the 40-foot fishing boat that sank in the Sandy Hook Channel on Tuesday. The vessel was found just before 9 a.m. Wednesday closer to the beach near Buoy 14 using side scan ...
  • CBS New York
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  • 8/27/2015 10:49:08 AM
  • New Jersey Police Find Sunken Fishing Boat, but Captain Remains Missing
  • Investigators found a sunken fishing boat off New Jersey on Wednesday after it was seen taking on water the day before, the authorities said. The New Jersey State Police located the 40-foot steel trawler, known as El Jefe, after witnesses reported watching
  • New York Times
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  • 8/27/2015 2:35:12 AM
  • Fishing boat sinks near Sandy Hook
  • A Coast Guard spokesman told the station the vessel is believed to be a fishing trawler. The Coast Guard, the NYPD Special Operations Unit, the FDNY, the New Jersey State Police and the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office all assisted in the search.
  • jewocity.com
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  • 8/26/2015 2:46:32 PM
  • Witness says he tried to help sinking fishing boat
  • New Jersey State Police are expected to resume recovery efforts on Thursday for a sunken fishing boat off the coast of Sandy Hook. The fishing vessel, "El Jefe," was reported missing Tuesday after witnesses say they saw the boat flip over. Officials ...
  • News 12 New Jersey
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  • 8/26/2015 11:04:38 AM
  • Sunken vessel off Sandy Hook in search for missing fishing trawler
  • Authorities searching for a fishing trawler lost off Sandy Hook have located a sunken vessel in the channel on Wednesday, New Jersey state police said. The 40-foot El Jefe took on water about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and sank a couple of miles north of the tip of
  • New York Post
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  • 8/26/2015 10:21:41 AM
  • Coast Guard launches search for sunken fishing boat in Sandy Hook Channel
  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies were searching for a fishing boat that reportedly capsized off the coast of New Jersey on Tuesday evening, authorities said. A witness notified the Coast Guard Sector New York command center ..
  • Staten Island Advance
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  • 8/25/2015 8:45:38 PM
  • 10 things to know about fishing with kids
  • Liz Jackson, who coordinates the HOFNOD program through New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, said she grew up in Harlem and her parents sent her to sleep-over camp where fishing was part of the routine. “This is more than just fishing.
  • Courier Post
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  • 8/21/2015 3:35:25 PM
  • Fishing: As summer winds down, plan a road trip
  • In New Jersey, there are plenty of places that fill that bill. Start by logging on to state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/. There you’ll find a list of all the state parks just chock-full of fishing challenges. Follow the link that allows you to choose the ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 8/20/2015 1:10:27 AM
  • Outdoors: Joan Wulff blazes trail for women in fly fishing
  • She started her fly fishing career at age 10 near her New Jersey home after she finally convinced her father that, as she said, "girls could fish." She also became involved with competitive fly-casting at the same age. Joan's initial notoriety came from ..
  • Times Union
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  • 8/14/2015 6:32:32 AM
  • CTS Kids Learn to Fish with Berkeley Striper Club
  • Youth from Community Treatment Solutions’ group homes were treated to a great day of fishing by the Berkeley Striper Club in Seaside Park, New Jersey. In existence for almost 50 years, the Berkeley Striper Club is one of the largest and most active surf ..
  • Patch
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  • 8/13/2015 4:27:51 PM
  • NJ Fish and Game Council votes to expand bear hunting season
  • TRENTON – The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted to expand bear hunting season in an effort to better control the state’s large population of the animal. NJ.com reports the policy, which adds a six-day hunt beginning in Oct. 2016, will be passed on ...
  • My Central Jersey
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  • 8/12/2015 4:00:24 PM
  • New Jersey Fish and Game Council Votes to Expand Bear Hunting Season
  • The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted to expand bear hunting season in an effort to better control the state's large population of the animal. NJ.com reports the policy, which adds a six-day hunt beginning in Oct. 2016, will be passed on to Department
  • NBC Philadelphia
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  • 8/12/2015 12:25:40 PM
  • NJ Fish and Game Council votes to expand bear hunting season
  • TRENTON— The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted to expand bear hunting season in an effort to better control the state’s large population of the animal. NJ.com reports the policy, which adds a six-day hunt beginning in Oct. 2016, will be passed on ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 8/12/2015 8:50:55 AM
  • Fisherman on TV's 'Wicked Tuna' pleads not guilty to fraud
  • Prosecutors say while Hebert was seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the ... an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers...More >> Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River ...
  • 11WTOC
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  • 8/11/2015 12:23:52 AM
  • 15th Annual Cabela’s National Team Championship Dates Announcement
  • more than 250 two-person teams from Arizona to New Jersey and everywhere in between competed in the event. Derek Navis and Korey Sprengel claimed top honors by bringing in a 10-fish, two-day limit weighing a whopping 64.41 pounds. With the 2016 event set .
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 8/10/2015 10:43:39 PM
  • Bus trip scheduled for Mid-Atlantic fluke meeting
  • Chris Zeman, whose last official day as one of New Jersey’s representatives to the MAFMC was Monday ... said the stiff northeast winds over the weekend hurt the party boat fishing out of the marina. He did say that some nice fluke were caught in river ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 8/10/2015 6:25:57 PM
  • Getting out on the water when you don't own a boat
  • Where can you go to embark on a relaxing evening cruise or a big day of fishing? Or just have a little paddle around ... that promotes safe boating. In New Jersey, recreational boating is about a $1-billion-a-year industry. Like other waterfront locales ..
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 8/8/2015 1:03:13 AM
  • NJ Fisheries: Harvesting Jersey Fresh Seafood Daily
  • Even with all the wonderful seafood the Jersey coast has to offer, 91% of America’s fish is ... it comes to fishing the NJ coast, sustainability is on the forefront of every fisherman’s mind. By getting your seafood from local New Jersey fishermen ...
  • jerseybites.com
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  • 8/7/2015 2:26:07 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Jersey City, NJ (7311)

Updated on 14:23 PM

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85°F 

Feels like: 88°F

Wind:170° 7 Kt
Humidity:57% 
Dew Point:68°F
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Sunrise: 06:19 AM 

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