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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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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.

  • Dead fish fill NJ creek
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash up in a New Jersey creek, presenting a pungent problem for residents . Linda So reports. From the air, it's hard to tell what's covering the water at Lentze Marina in Keansburg, New Jersey. Some boat owners were ...
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  • 8/24/2016 4:53:12 PM
  • New Jersey: Dead Fish Hoards Overwhelm Keansburg Marina With Stench
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash up in a New Jersey creek, presenting a pungent problem for residents . Linda So reports. Thousands of dead fish washed into a marina in Keansburg, New Jersey, following a massive fish kill in a nearby creek.
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  • 8/24/2016 4:46:02 PM
  • WATCH: Keansburg fish clean up
  • The fish will be buried in the Monmouth County landfill in Tinton Falls. Courtesy: News 12 New Jersey Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/2bnrZ8G
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 8/24/2016 4:24:34 PM
  • Several hundred thousand dead fish wash up in New Jersey creek
  • KEANSBURG, N.J., Aug. 24 (UPI) --Several hundred thousand dead fish have washed up in a central New Jersey marina's creek in the past week, wildlife officials said. The fish in Waackaack Creek, which peaked Saturday, are peanut bunker -- the name ...
  • United Press International
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  • 8/24/2016 3:12:59 PM
  • New Jersey Marina Inundated With Dead Fish
  • This week in Keansburn, New Jersey, hundreds and hundreds of dead fish floated into the marina. Bob Considine of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, stated, “We’re talking hundreds of thousands of fish, if not millions of fish.
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  • 8/24/2016 2:51:30 PM
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are washing up in New Jersey
  • All of that is dead fish, not gravel. nynjbaykeeper/Instagram Thousands of dead fish have washed up onto the Waackaack Creek and a nearby beach in Keansburg, New Jersey since Monday, making the area's coast smell like a sewer. Wildlife officials are ...
  • The Business Insider
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  • 8/24/2016 1:04:08 PM
  • Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dead Fish Have Washed Ashore In New Jersey
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed ashore in Keansburg, New Jersey, yesterday, covering tidal areas and a busy marina with their rotting corpses. Wildlife officials believe the small peanut bunker fish had been fleeing larger predators when they ran
  • Gothamist
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  • 8/24/2016 9:22:13 AM
  • Mosquito-Eating Fish Will Be Given Away at Hunterdon 4-H Fair
  • The fish eat the insects that carry dangerous diseases such as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis and, although very unlikely in New Jersey, the Zika virus. “This first ‘Adopt a Minnow’ program is intended as another way to show the ...
  • tapinto.net
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  • 8/24/2016 8:39:16 AM
  • New Jersey hot weather sees thousands of dead fish wash up on shoreline
  • Droves of dead bunker fish have washed up on the shores of New Jersey The fish are also floating by the thousands in bays and waterways The marine life was killed by sweltering weather and increased plant life Officials said this is the second 'fish kill .
  • newsgrio.com
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  • 8/24/2016 7:49:10 AM
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash into US marina
  • The 7.5cm to 10.5cm peanut bunker fish completely surrounded the boats docked at the marina in Keansburg, New Jersey. "It looked like ice when we first pulled up," boat owner Art Lynch told CBS2. "We didn’t know what it was." Thousands of dead peanut ...
  • 9news.com.au
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  • 8/24/2016 7:06:13 AM
  • Thousands of fish wash up in New Jersey
  • Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek. CBS News 4:54 4 hrs ago
  • MSN
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  • 8/24/2016 6:16:07 AM
  • New Jersey Marina Inundated With Dead Fish
  • This week in Keansburn, New Jersey, hundreds and hundreds of dead fish floated into the marina. Bob Considine of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, stated, “We’re talking hundreds of thousands of fish, if not millions of fish.
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  • 8/24/2016 5:04:32 AM
  • Thousands of fish die in New Jersey due to low oxygen levels
  • Hundreds of thousands of fish became trapped close to the shore in New Jersey and died due to a lack of oxygen, the BBC reports. The fish, which are known as peanut bunker fish, were trapped in the creek by bigger fish in Raritan Bay and have completely ..
  • trueviralnews.com
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  • 8/24/2016 3:02:50 AM
  • Millions of Dead Fish Found in New Jersey Creek
  • Millions of dead fish recently turned up in Waackcaack Creek in Keansburg, New Jersey, according to an official with the state's Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The dead fish were all Atlantic menhaden, also known as bunker, NJDEP spokesman
  • ABC News
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  • 8/24/2016 2:12:44 AM
  • Thousands of fish have washed up dead in New Jersey
  • Hundreds of thousands of fish became trapped close to the shore in New Jersey and died due to a lack of oxygen, the BBC reports. The fish, which are known as peanut bunker fish, were trapped in the creek by bigger fish in Raritan Bay and have completely ..
  • Mashable
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  • 8/24/2016 1:01:09 AM
  • Thousands of fish die in creek in New Jersey
  • NEW JERSEY (FOX 5 NEWS) - The foul stench of dead fish has enveloped part of Keansburg, New Jersey, as hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed up on beaches and clogged the water of a local creek. The small bait fish, called peanut bunkers, likely died .
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  • 8/24/2016 12:46:50 AM
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash up in New Jersey
  • Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek. Kim Jong-un’s secretive state attempted to test-launch the missile last month but failed. An official at South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff ...
  • reportuk.org
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  • 8/23/2016 10:52:18 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: NJ anglers score in MidAtlantic
  • With fine offshore weather, 88 of the 157 boats entered fished on Tuesday. New Jersey boats were represented on the leaderboard as Brian Crudeli's Reel Addiction from Pemberton took second in white marlin at 65 pounds; Adam Youschak's Reelin Feelin had a .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 8/23/2016 10:37:59 PM
  • Thousands of dead fish wash up on shore in Keansburg
  • KEANSBURG, N.J. -- Thousands of small dead fish are washing up on a Keansburg shore in New Jersey Tuesday afternoon. Spokesperson for the Department of Environmental Protection Bob Considine says low oxygen levels in the stagnant waters of Waackaack ...
  • PIX11
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  • 8/23/2016 9:33:33 PM
  • Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Into New Jersey Marina
  • Authorities say a New Jersey woman who disappeared nearly four months after she had survived a shooting has been found dead and two people are facing charges. NEWARK, N.J. (AP) " The Latest on the collision of two commuter buses in Newark, New Jersey (all
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  • 8/23/2016 8:29:08 PM
  • Thousands of Dead Fish Found Floating in NJ Waters
  • Hundreds of thousands of dead fish were spotted floating in the waterways in New Jersey this week. Officials said that the scores of dead bunker fish that were spotted on the surface of local waterways around the Raritan Bay in West Keansburg Tuesday were
  • NBC 4 New York
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  • 8/23/2016 8:21:58 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Bayway, NJ (7202)

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74°F 

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Wind:70° 4 Kt
Humidity:71% 
Dew Point:64°F
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