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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.

  • With NJ350, Flying Fish helps state mark anniversary
  • The celebration of New Jersey's 350th year of existence now can be properly toasted. Flying Fish, headquartered in Somerdale, has released NJ350 Anniversary Ale to commemorate the landmark. This being New Jersey, no garden variety beer would do. And only a
  • Courier Post
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  • 4/16/2014 3:10:27 PM
  • Quiet start to trout fishing season in NJ
  • PARK RIDGE — The first day of trout fishing season in New Jersey was quiet in some parts of northern New Jersey, and a recent outbreak of a disease among the fish may be the reason. The state Department of Environmental Protection said last ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 4/6/2014 11:18:56 AM
  • Hunterdon, rest of state open trout fishing; 100,000 people expected
  • An estimated 100,000 New Jersey anglers were expected to go fishing today. The first day of trout fishing officially opened a 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, and hundreds of fish-seekers were in Hunterdon. The South Branch of the Raritan River attracted ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 4/5/2014 3:30:39 PM
  • Jersey Shore fishing: IGFA Dinner coming up
  • Featuring a complimentary Rum Bar hosted by IGFA Corporate Partner Papa's Pilar, a Grand Raffle with items from Shimano, John Fish, and Reactor courtesy of Midlantic Gold Rush, and much more! Reserve your seats today by emailing IGFA New Jersey ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/28/2014 2:07:05 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife exaggerating deer 'problem'
  • The March 20 op-ed, “Look out for more aggressive deer-hunting policies,” written by the director of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, shows how a New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife public survey is being used to bring “new hunting rules ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 3/21/2014 1:25:17 PM
  • FISHING CALENDAR
  • Point Pleasant, www.clarkslanding.com. APRIL 4: The International Game Fish Association’s New Jersey Representatives 17th Annual Fund Raising Banquet and Auction will be held at 7 p.m. at Doolan’s located on Route 71 in Spring Lake Heights.
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 3/19/2014 11:57:35 PM
  • Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs – Gloucester Township
  • This group is taking on a huge endeavor never before seen in New Jersey. They’ve created a 28 week curriculum to teach kids about fishing and the outdoors rather than being exposed to the negative influences of the streets. And since this ...
  • Courier-Post
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  • 3/7/2014 11:00:14 PM
  • Fishing column- One more ice fishing tourney at Hopatcong
  • Lots of other pickerel were taken plus a batch of perch and sunfish. Opening day of the New Jersey trout season is April 5 but until the waters close for re-stocking, all freshwater rules will be open, so pick a nice day and go catch some critters.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/7/2014 5:16:38 PM
  • Shep on Fishing: Summer flounder regulations still to be determined
  • Dick Herb is the acting chairman of the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council. As most local anglers know, New Jersey has been dumped in with New York and Connecticut to form a region to establish "equal" fishing quotas and regulations. Summer flounder is ..
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 2/28/2014 9:56:57 PM
  • Paltry sum awarded for NJ Sandy relief
  • The reaction to NOAA's decision to award New Jersey and New York $3 million out of a $75 million fisheries disaster relief fund was swift and furious. "We are incredibly disappointed and dumbfounded by NOAA's disaster funding decision which directly ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 2/26/2014 11:53:51 PM
  • East Coast fishing communities get disaster aid
  • The specific amounts for each state haven’t been determined yet. New York and New Jersey will share $3.1 million for damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy. The money could be used for direct payments to fishermen, habitat restoration, job ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 2/25/2014 11:55:02 PM
  • Clinton native Honachefsky catches on with TV fishing show
  • “Every fish offers something,” said Honachefsky, who hosts a television show on the World Fishing ... tuna and blue marlin in the 600-pound range. He began working in circulation at the New Jersey-based “The Fisherman” magazine, then moved up ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/15/2014 8:57:48 AM
  • Ice fishing on Lake Hopatcong: Angling for the big one
  • The competition is promoted by the Knee Deep Club, a local non-profit that promotes fisheries and conservation efforts on the lake, the largest freshwater body in New Jersey. “Last year was terrible ice,” said Rathjens, 51. “This year it’s ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/8/2014 6:53:05 PM
  • Shep on Fishing: Atlantic City Boat Show keeps fishing talk alive
  • ... meeting this week in Virginia to group New Jersey with New York and Connecticut has local fishing interests wondering what hit them. That was very big news. The Progressive Atlantic City Boat Show is wrapping up its five-day takeover of the ...
  • Atlantic City Press
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  • 2/7/2014 10:29:01 PM
  • Battle lines form over changes to primary national fishing law
  • The act controls catches of scallops, bluefish, surf clams, squid, porgy and numerous other species off the southern New Jersey coast including Cape ... reauthorization is set to be discussed next week before the House Committee on Natural ...
  • Atlantic City Press
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  • 1/31/2014 9:04:15 PM
  • Bass University 2014 – Edison, NJ
  • Since 2009, each year I have attended the Bass University hosted by New Jersey fishing pros Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek. This year was no different. Once again I walked out of the intense 2 day seminar as a more knowledgeable angler.
  • Cherry Hill Courier Post (blog)
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  • 1/29/2014 2:22:47 AM
  • Pure Fishing – Everything an angler needs.
  • Being a member of the Bass Nation of New Jersey has its perks. One of which is discounts on awesome fishing and boating products. Mercury Propellers and Motorguide Trolling Motors are two major examples. One discount promotion that is not as ...
  • Cherry Hill Courier Post (blog)
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  • 1/25/2014 4:17:53 PM
  • Enjoy trout fishing in a winter wonderland
  • Initiated just more than two weeks ago, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife has been stocking more than 5,000 “super-sized” rainbow trout as part of its winter trout-stocking program. And what the season may lack in numbers it more ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 12/11/2013 4:13:59 PM
  • Fishing in a winter wonderland
  • Initiated just over two weeks ago, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife has been stocking more than 5,000 “super-sized” rainbow trout as part of its winter trout stocking program, and what the season may lack in numbers it more than makes up ...
  • Courier-Post
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  • 12/10/2013 11:53:18 PM
  • Hudson County students set sail on Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs trip
  • While at sea, the children were aided by experienced anglers provided by The Hudson River Fisherman's Association, The Jersey Coast Anglers Association and The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance. "The group enjoyed a beautiful day on the ocean but regrettably ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/1/2013 12:47:54 AM
  • Reduced flounder quota could hurt recreational fishing industry
  • New Jersey’s summer flounder fishermen are facing a shorter season or throwing back more undersized fish based on an 8 percent cut next year. The cuts are not good news for a recreational fishing industry already hurt this summer by high fuel prices ...
  • Atlantic City Press
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  • 10/24/2013 2:16:08 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Ocean City, NJ (8226)

Updated on 22:52 PM

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38°F 

Feels like: 29°F

Wind:60° 15 Kt
Humidity:64% 
Dew Point:27°F
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Sunrise: 06:20 AM 

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