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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.


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.

  • Justices Won't Hear Sanctioned Atty's Fish Oil Class Action
  • Law360, New York (June 26, 2017, 6:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a New Jersey attorney's bid to revive his pro se class action, which accused Nordic Naturals Inc. of misrepresenting the safety of its fish oil ...
  • Law 360
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  • 6/26/2017 10:58:00 PM
  • Watch huge humpback whale almost capsize boat in New Jersey
  • The moment an enormous humpback whale breached the ocean and nearly capsized a boat carrying stunned New Jersey fisherman has been captured on video and broadcast around the world. The footage was shot by Paul Ziolkowski, aka 'Pauly Walnuts', an aspiring .
  • International Business Times
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  • 6/26/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Holy S**t!' Leaping Whale Nearly Capsizes Jersey Fishing Boat
  • Three New Jersey whale watchers got a startling too-close encounter with an enormous humpback whale that leaped from the sea chasing fish right next to their 19-foot boat. The force of the massive creature’s heave from the water radically rocked the boat .
  • The Huffington Post
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  • 6/25/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • Leaping Whale Nearly Capsizes New Jersey Fishing Boat
  • Three New Jerseyites got a startling, too-close encounter with an enormous humpback whale that leaped from the sea right next to their 19-foot boat. The force of the massive creature’s heave from the water rocked the boat and flipped a fish into its bottom
  • The Huffington Post
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  • 6/25/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • Thoughtful Humpback Whale Delivers Some Fish To New Jersey Fishermen
  • Get a load of this humpback whale, sending inches of seawater and a few fish into this vessel, and me into cardiac arrest: I would certainly die from this, but not before uppercutting that humpback whale into whale hell.
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  • 6/24/2017 9:43:00 PM
  • Jonathan LeVine Projects Presents Jeremy Fish and a Multiples Group Show
  • The exhibitions The Spirit Animals by Jeremy Fish and the group show Multiples of Multiples featuring fourteen artists will be on view at Jonathan Levine Projects in New Jersey from June 24th until July 22nd, 2017. The opening reception for both ...
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  • 6/24/2017 6:05:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Weakfish showing in Barnegat Bay
  • To view the map, visit: New Jersey's boating and fishing industries also promote environmentally friendly boating practices to help protect the bay. "As an industry, we work hard every day to preserve our
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 6/23/2017 10:03:00 PM
  • Keys to New Jersey Weakfish Success
  • Capt. Dave DeGennaro clenched a fistful of grass shrimp in his hand, and in one motion, opened his palm and made an underhand throw, tossing a spray of grass shrimp into the waters of Barnegat Bay. The clear, green crustaceans flitted about, sinking into .
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  • 6/22/2017 7:46:00 PM
  • New Jersey: Legislators Push to Increase Marine Fisheries Funding
  • New Gretna, NJ - The New Jersey legislature is close to passing a FY 2018 budget for the state. In February, Governor Christie submitted his $35.5 billion proposed budget. The proposed budget included $2.34 million for Shellfish and Marine Fisheries and ..
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  • 6/22/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • Marlin of a lifetime provides dream win for Big Rock champions
  • “When I graduated high school, I took the very next day off and then started full time (as a mate),” said Harrington, whose family moved from New Jersey before he was 2 and who started fishing for fun with father Bob and late grandfather John. He ...
  • The News & Observer
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  • 6/21/2017 11:25:00 PM
  • Fishing is free in New Jersey — Well, sort of
  • You do need a license to freshwater fish in New Jersey if you are 16 and older. If you are over 70, the state figures they’ve already fleeced you enough and you can fish for free. There are however 2 “free” fishing days in New Jersey for freshwater.
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  • 6/20/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • Military veterans take time to go fishing
  • Vietnam veteran Pat Creighton of West Milford, New Jersey shows off a catfish he caught. Creighton served in the Army. On Saturday, June 10th 2017 The Double V Rod and Gun Club (Glenwood, New Jersey) members and volunteers hosted a group of disabled ...
  • The Advertiser News South
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  • 6/19/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Camden County Will Use Fish To Restrict Mosquito Population
  • Camden County in New Jersey is approaching the problem of eliminating mosquitoes in a unique manner. The state's health department decided to use fish to control and reduce the growing mosquito population. Camden County To Use Fish To Control Mosquito ...
  • Tech Times
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  • 6/17/2017 11:52:00 AM
  • Winston Nabs Ex-Fish & Richardson Patent Attys In Calif.
  • All three attorneys come from Fish & Richardson. In addition, Winston said its own attorneys John Albers and Keiyana Fordham, from Chicago and Newark, New Jersey,... To view the full article, register now.
  • Law 360
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  • 6/14/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • Virginia Beach’s Fantastic White Marlin Fishing
  • “Virginia Beach is a very friendly place for ­fishermen,” Standing says. “During the season, we’ll have boats here from New York and New Jersey to as far south as Florida, and everyone gets along and trades information. It makes keeping track of ...
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  • 6/13/2017 12:34:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in New Jersey
  • New Jersey offers amazing fishing and boating spots for people of all skill levels and backgrounds. If you want to find the best places to fish, check fishing regulations, renew your boat registration or take a boating class; you can find all of these ...
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Catfish Tournament for kids set for June 10
  • Memorial Catfish Tournament for Kids. A free kid's tournament hosted by Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs Team Gloucester Township, a non-profit corporation sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. The organization prides itself on being one
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 6/8/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Inside the Multimillion-Dollar World of Eel Trafficking
  • Everyone was on edge, Bushey says. “There were rumors that gangs from New Jersey were coming to rob the Maine buyers. We were told, ‘If you see a bunch of guys with tattoos, shoot first and ask questions later.’ I think the fishermen were scared too.
  • National Geographic
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  • 6/8/2017 1:04:00 PM
  • Learn the Basics of Surf Fishing at LBI Library
  • Local surf fishing expert John Sweet will discuss what gear and bait to use in our local waters. This program will also include an overview of New Jersey saltwater fishing rules and regulations. Sweet will return at 7 p.m. Monday, June 19, to present an ..
  • The Sandpaper
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  • 6/5/2017 5:52:00 PM
  • RBFF Hires Chandra as V.P.
  • ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced the hiring of former New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife Director, Dave Chanda, as Vice-President of State Agency Engagement. Chanda will help RBFF increase ...
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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