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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.

  • Register for USA’s 1st Annual Richard L. Trumka Sporting Clays Shoot
  • and building pheasant transport boxes for the New Jersey DNR. Register today to get in on the action and to support a great cause! The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) is a union-dedicated, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose members hunt, fish ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 7/30/2015 4:01:31 PM
  • Oysters to return to New Jersey’s Barnegat Bay
  • The sign actually refers to 21,000 baby oysters released in Barnegat Bay on Wednesday morning, off the New Jersey coast ... “Having the oysters there will bring in the fish and will bring in the crabs,” said scientist Christine Thompson, also ...
  • Science Recorder
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  • 7/30/2015 3:58:31 AM
  • New Jersey environmental group re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony
  • A New Jersey environmental group took a major step on Wednesday ... The colonies also serve as important habitat for fish and crabs, which are vital to the recreational fishing and boating industries along the bay. “We are putting the pieces back in ...
  • The Trentonian
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  • 7/29/2015 1:46:41 PM
  • Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony
  • OCEAN GATE – A New Jersey environmental group is taking a major step toward ... The colonies also serve as important habitat for fish and crabs, which are vital to the recreational fishing and boating industries along the bay. The send-off party comes ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 7/29/2015 10:40:34 AM
  • Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony
  • OCEAN GATE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey environmental group is taking a major step toward ... The colonies also serve as important habitat for fish and crabs, which are vital to the recreational fishing and boating industries along the bay.
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 7/29/2015 6:22:52 AM
  • Environmentalists re-establishing Barnegat Bay oyster colony
  • OCEAN GATE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey environmental group is taking a major step toward ... The colonies also serve as important habitat for fish and crabs, which are vital to the recreational fishing and boating industries along the bay.
  • News-Times
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  • 7/29/2015 6:08:33 AM
  • Coast Guard official: Search for teens is 'active and open'
  • The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife officers were at the home of 14-year ... Arkansas attorney general says a New Jersey marketing company has been ordered to pay $190,000 in civil penalties for violations of the state's consumer protection ...
  • 8 ABC
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  • 7/29/2015 4:42:39 AM
  • Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury
  • She and her husband, who are immigrants from Laos, have been fishing since shortly after dawn and plan to ... Foxx said that building a new rail crossing between New York and New Jersey is a priority for his remaining time in the Obama administration.He ..
  • My Foxny
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  • 7/29/2015 2:48:08 AM
  • Blue-green algae blooms plague area lakes
  • The lake is primarily used for boating and fishing; the algae can be hazardous to fish in ... director of aquatic programs at New Jersey-based Princeton Hydro, a consultant to Putnam County on water quality issues. Phosphorus pollution is a result ...
  • Journal News Media Group
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  • 7/27/2015 6:28:14 PM
  • Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water
  • Federal and state fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the cold-water species and is wiping out at least half of this year's return of 500,000 fish. "We had a really ... Family and friends are remembering a New Jersey EMT who was killed ..
  • My Foxny
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  • 7/27/2015 3:43:36 PM
  • Creek health being checked after chemical plant fire
  • The (Hanover) Evening Sun ( reports that the state Fish and Boat Commission ... off with all 10 of his saws. A New Jersey chain saw artist says somebody nicked his tools. NY state to host Bassmaster fishing tournament NY state to ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 7/26/2015 3:48:57 AM
  • NY state to host Bassmaster fishing tournament
  • New York State is home to dozens of coldwater, warmwater and saltwater fish species in ... State will host a premier fishing tournament to Auburn and Lake Placid, in part to promote the state's vacation opportunities. New Jersey chainsaw artist loses ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 7/26/2015 2:51:41 AM
  • Rare, deep-sea dwelling fish caught in Antique
  • TOBIAS FORNIER, Antique—Julie Miranda was fishing in Barangay Indalog here on Thursday when he saw a shark chasing a big fish. Shortly after ... A team of scientists in New Jersey saw in 1963 an oarfish which was about 15.2 meters long.
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer
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  • 7/25/2015 4:28:55 PM
  • Sometimes, it's good to get crabby at the Shore
  • The Garveys are among those who take an estimated 1.24 million crabbing trips in New Jersey every year, making it among the most popular recreational fishing activities in the Garden State, according to the state Division of Fish & Wildlife. The state says
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 7/25/2015 1:05:30 AM
  • Millions of fish raised for New Jersey anglers
  • Millions of fish raised for New Jersey anglers Hackettstown Fish Hatchery raises 15 species of freshwater fish for N.J. anglers to enjoy Check out this story on
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 7/24/2015 2:57:02 PM
  • On Love: Bridget Nugent & Dean Reineking
  • Two weeks after the church event, she gave him a tour of the courthouse, and he invited her to go fishing on the marina that night ... He arrived to help Bridget move to her next federal clerkship, in New Jersey, which was ideal timing because she was ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 7/24/2015 11:36:37 AM
  • 2nd Annual Big Fish Classic Underway
  • In the nascent days of the town’s fishing history, historic Talbot Street was ... Participating boats can depart from any port from New Jersey to Virginia, but qualifying fish have to be weighed at Talbot Street. The boats must fish within 100 nautical ...
  • The Dispatch
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  • 7/23/2015 10:50:40 PM
  • Spare Times for Children for July 24-30
  • Founded in New Jersey in 2012 by the Friends of the East ... Fishing Clinics (Saturday and Sunday) Fishing tends to be enjoyable for almost everyone but the fish. Yet the species involved here can’t complain too much: They are all returned live to ...
  • New York Times
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  • 7/23/2015 10:29:12 PM
  • Pocono family calendar for Saturday, July 25
  • Family Fun Days: Noon to 5 p.m., Four Sisters Winery, 783 County Road 519, Belvidere, New Jersey. A day on the farm ... call 570-894-8860 or visit the circulation desk. Fishing in the Big Lake: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning ...
  • Pocono Record
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  • 7/23/2015 9:39:05 PM
  • Freshwater Fishing in Monmouth County
  • The boys enjoy fishing a lot, but prefer to "catch and release" rather than fillet and fry their fish. According to the Department's website, New Jersey offers more than 400 publicly accessible lakes, ponds and reservoirs. These waters offer a great ...
  • Atlantic Highlands Herald
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  • 7/22/2015 4:53:57 PM
  • HILLSBOROUGH: Help pack goodies for troops on Saturday
  • Thomas Memorial Fishing Derby will be held. Children ages 14 and younger (accompanied by an adult) can cast a line and try to catch the biggest fish in the pond at the ... 5-K run in memory of Jason Walton, a New Jersey state champion runner from ...
  • Central Jersey
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  • 7/22/2015 4:46:47 PM
  • Miami Stories: This New Jersey family found an enchanting Magic City
  • With Miami the ultimate destination, the odyssey launched from Upper Montclair, New Jersey, but was impeded by a six-month ... taking tourists deep-sea fishing in the nearby waters of the Atlantic Ocean. In the late afternoon, when the fishing fleet ...
  • The Miami Herald
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  • 7/21/2015 10:10:06 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Lakewood, NJ (8701)

Updated on 03:14 AM

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Feels like: 70°F

Wind:310° 8 Kt
Dew Point:66°F
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