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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.

Search Fishing Locations in New Jersey

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.

  • Jersey Shore fishing: Hoping for red drum
  • Red drum (then known as channel bass) were not only the primary inshore game fish, but Phillip Mayer declared " When I started to fish the New Jersey coast, in 1893, at such places as Corson's Inlet and Barnegat Inlet, channel bass were more than plentiful
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/22/2015 6:19:45 PM
  • Climate change driving fish north, Rutgers research shows
  • What fishermen have seen for years has now been confirmed – and mapped – by a group of Rutgers researchers, that warmer ocean waters have caused fish to seek their ideal temperatures farther north. For decades, New Jersey fishermen have noticed the ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/16/2014 1:05:43 PM
  • Bayonne native self-publishes book about fishing in the NJ/NY area
  • When Arthur Kosakowski started taking an interest in fishing as a teenager, he couldn't find much information on the activity in the New York/New Jersey area. So after years of familiarizing himself with the Hudson County fishing scene, the 23-year-old ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/5/2014 9:58:20 AM
  • Hunting, fishing could become a Constitutional right in New Jersey
  • Hunting and fishing could soon be considered Constitutional rights for New Jersey residents if legislation introduced by Assemblyman Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak (D-1 of Cape May) is passed. The proposed resolution would create a constitutional amendment ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/18/2014 11:22:55 AM
  • Fish kills lawsuit settled
  • Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey’s environmental protection department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a South Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The Delaware ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 11/11/2014 5:21:59 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Big stripers showing
  • It appears that New Jersey's Bonus Bass program will continue ... winner was Laurajane Kastner of Milltown at 20.8 pounds on Chompers. There were 37 boats fishing in the 40-hour tournament that produced some of the best striper action of the fall so ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 10/30/2014 7:23:35 PM
  • Free Training for Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs Volunteer Mentors
  • The goal of New Jersey’s HOFNOD program is to encourage school-age children to avoid tobacco, drug and alcohol use by providing alternative activities that involve learning to fish, appreciating aquatic and environmental resources and developing positive .
  • The Sandpaper
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  • 10/27/2014 7:05:40 PM
  • Next Congress will battle over fishing limits
  • “For the most part, people realize that we have to have a law that allows for conservation, rebuilding and access at the same time,” said Jim Donofrio, executive director of the New Jersey-based Recreational Fishing Alliance which counts more than ...
  • Tallahassee Democrat
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  • 10/27/2014 2:30:40 AM
  • Get Hooked on Fly Fishing!
  • !The Long Hill Township Library is pleased to offer an Introduction to Fly Fishing workshop at the library on Saturday, October 11 at 11:00 am. Bill Silvia, Long Hill Township resident and New Jersey Fly Fisherman of the Year, will be presenting the ...
  • Patch
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  • 10/7/2014 11:54:15 PM
  • Fishing Column: More large salmon stock in New Jersey state park lakes
  • More landlocked salmon, ranging in size from 10.8 to 15 inches, were recently stocked in two northern New Jersey lakes by the N. J. Division of Fish and Wildlife. Tilcon Lake at the Allamuchy Mt. State Park in Morris County received 198 salmon and Lake ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 10/7/2014 2:18:36 AM
  • Deep Sea Fishing Happy day Today
  • Steven Woodiwiss, Darren Kempf, Ricky Pollen, Louis Barbuto and Matt McGarrity from New York and New Jersey chartered the Topshotfishing team to do some deep sea big game sport fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Winds were out of the east at 4 mph ...
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  • 10/5/2014 2:45:26 PM
  • Fresh princes of fishing
  • In fact, New Jersey now boasts big landlocked salmon, as well as trout, for fishing folk to test their casting skills. Nearly 1,000 large salmon have been recently stocked in three northern N.J. lakes. These salmon range from 10.8 to 15 inches in length ..
  • New York Daily News
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  • 10/3/2014 4:17:52 AM
  • Fshing Happy Day Today
  • Michael Kelhower from New Jersey and his nephew, Anthony, from Marathon chartered the Topshotfishing team to do some deep sea big game sport fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This charter was Michael’s gift to his nephew, Anthony, who is an avid fisherman ..
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  • 10/1/2014 7:07:52 PM
  • Outdoor Arena: So. Ocean County fishing
  • However, the “Hot Tuna” and other boats fishing the southern New Jersey canyons were unable to locate tuna and struggled with thick weed that made trolling a challenge. Mate Dante Soriente suggested they jig and chunk the various lobster pots on the ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 9/30/2014 11:55:23 PM
  • Grant Program to Assist Small Fishing Businesses
  • The program will focus on helping small businesses, which are the backbone of our state’s fishing industry.” New Jersey’s commercial fishing industry is one of the largest on the East Coast, landing roughly 175 million pounds of seafood and ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 9/30/2014 7:56:11 AM
  • Flounder finished Saturday, but lots of fish in the sea
  • All recreational anglers age 16 or older must register with the New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry program if they fish in marine or fresh tidal waters of New Jersey, or outside state waters and land their catch in New Jersey. Registration is free
  • Shore News Today
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  • 9/25/2014 11:29:42 AM
  • Shep On Fishing: Plenty of bluefish out there to be caught
  • With a couple days of mild conditions, we should hear more about ocean fishing over the next few days. The Women's Surf Fishing Club of New Jersey runs its 30th annual contest Saturday on Brigantine beach. It is open to any six-person team - male and ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 9/15/2014 10:25:48 PM
  • Shep on Fishing: Kingfish popular in start of 'fall' season
  • They also racked up 98 bluefish more than 12 inches in length. Linda Greaves led the New Jersey Beach Buggy Association to the team title with 120.5 of the club's 314 points for total length of their catch. Teammate Ralph DeLuca had the biggest fish with .
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 9/12/2014 10:58:00 PM
  • Shep on Fishing: Flounder here, there and everywhere in late summer
  • Dick Herb is captain of the Escapade charter boat out of Avalon and the acting chair of the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council. He wore both hats Thursday with a 5 a.m. charter that went into the afternoon. After a quick shower, he was off to the monthly
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 9/5/2014 6:41:26 PM
  • Shep on Fishing: Founder here, there and everywhere in late summer
  • Dick Herb is captain of the Escapade charter boat out of Avalon and the acting chair of the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council. He wore both hats Thursday with a 5 a.m. charter that went into the afternoon. After a quick shower, he was off to the monthly
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 9/5/2014 6:41:26 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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