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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.

  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Somerset Saltwater Expo runs through Sunday
  • New York has instituted much tougher striped bass regulations than those in New Jersey. They went along with the ASMFC recommendation of just one bass at a minimum of 28 inches during the April 15 to Dec. 15 season. Anglers fishing in N.Y. waters must ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/19/2015 7:50:49 PM
  • Outdoors: Over-fishing leads to black sea bass harvest reductions
  • From New Jersey to Massachusetts, we exceeded the harvest by 33 percent and will have to take a reduction this year. It states they went over the recreational harvest significantly, according to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. They said ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/26/2015 9:17:10 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: How anglers defeated the Soviet Fishing Fleet
  • Party boats from New York and New Jersey fished every day and night throughout the winter in those days while anglers filled bags with the abundant whiting and ling in the Mud Hole. Yet, they were far from alone out there. For instance, on Feb. 6 ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/19/2015 6:22:20 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Anglers singing the mid-winter blues
  • The 2025 New Jersey Boat Sale and Expo cruises into the N.J. Exhibition Center in Edison from Feb. 19-22. I'll be doing a seminar next Friday at 6:30 p.m.on the history of sportfishing in New Jersy.Look for further details in next Friday's column.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/12/2015 7:20:45 PM
  • Reef Madness, state sites new fish haven off Ocean County
  • The proposal is also expected to free up $250,000 in annual funding for the reefs from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. New Jersey used to get the money every year but it has been withheld in recent years because of the fight between commercial and ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 2/6/2015 6:37:45 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: DEP Proposed Rules for reefs up for comment
  • The proposal appears in the Feb. 2 New Jersey Register. "Recreational and commercial fishing are vital to New Jersey's economy, providing more than $2.5 billion in economic benefits each year," Commissioner Martin said. "This compromise will address the ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/4/2015 3:12:32 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Stripers Forever survey shows coastal striper decline
  • The survey elicited 830 responses, with most coming from New Jersey and Massachusetts. Some 84 percent of those responding had over 10 years of striper fishing experience, and 88 percent said they caught fewer bass last year as compared to just 2 percent .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/29/2015 6:18:37 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: IBSP Fisherman's Walkway restored
  • "As advocates of providing beach access for the public, we are thrilled about the reopening of Fisherman's Walkway," said Tim Burden, president of the New Jersey Beach Buggy Association. "Outside of the two main bathing areas, the A7 walkway is the only ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/28/2015 4:46:44 PM
  • 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

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Academy, NJ (7102)

Updated on 23:48 PM

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67°F 

Feels like: 67°F

Wind:200° 5 Kt
Humidity:78% 
Dew Point:60°F
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Sunrise: 05:25 AM 

Sunset: 08:19 PM 

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