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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.

  • Bills could make striped bass New Jersey's state fish
  • Bills could make striped bass New Jersey's state fish There is a movement to have striped bass designated as the official saltwater fish of the state of New Jersey. The two bills that could make that a reality are sitting in the both state houses waiting .
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 11/19/2015 11:28:30 PM
  • Tiny Angler Catches Giant Fish That's As Big As He Is
  • A 6-year-old from New Jersey won second place in a fishing competition, reports Rare. But it isn’t Sam Adams’ age that’s astonishing, it’s the size of the fish he caught, which is almost as big as the first grader. The 6-year-old was surf fishing ...
  • Opposing Views
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  • 11/19/2015 8:43:52 PM
  • New nationwide coalition seeking to unify commercial fishing interests
  • Coalition members already include commercial fishing associations from Hawaii, Oregon, North Carolina, New Jersey and more. “I believe there needs to be a stronger voice for fishing communities in the halls of Congress,” Mitchell said. Ed Anthes ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 11/17/2015 1:33:45 AM
  • WATCH: Massive school of fish fights off predators in Raritan Bay
  • A group of New Jersey fishermen pulled their boat into a breathtaking scene last week and captured video of massive numbers of menhaden schooling to avoid the jaws of predator bluefish. "My father and his friend have a combined 120 or so years of ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/16/2015 12:33:30 PM
  • After mass extinctions, the meek (fish) inherit the earth
  • At the very least, Sallan says in the video above, "sushi plates might get much smaller." Read More: No, this creepy fish found in New Jersey probably won’t bite your testicles Eight trillion microbeads pollute aquatic habitats every day — and ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 11/13/2015 11:04:00 AM
  • Fishing: Landlocked salmon on the autumn agenda
  • Fresh on the heels of the fall trout-stocking, the Division of Fish and Wildlife has stocked 2,400 landlocked salmon in three New Jersey lakes. At the top of the list is Lake Wawayanda in Wawayanda State Park in Hewitt, which has received 1,545 fish over .
  • North Jersey
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  • 11/12/2015 1:11:03 AM
  • WATCH: 6-Year-Old Angler Catches Massive Fish on Jersey Shore
  • A 6-year-old boy earned second place in a New Jersey fishing competition as well as Internet fame after he was caught on video reeling in an enormous bass. Sam Adams, a first-grade student from Pitman was surf fishing in Long Beach Township Friday when he
  • NBC 4 New York
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  • 11/10/2015 1:52:12 PM
  • CAUGHT ON CAM: 6-Year-Old Boy Catches Massive Fish
  • Sam Adams, a first-grade student from Pitman, New Jersey, was surf fishing in Long Beach Township Friday when he caught something big on the line. Sam’s grandfather began to record as the boy struggled to bring in a massive striped bass. Finally ...
  • NBC Philadelphia
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  • 11/10/2015 3:07:57 AM
  • Missing Fishing Boat Found Docked At South Jersey Marina
  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – Officials say they’ve located a fishing boat that sent out a distress signal over the weekend off the coast of the New Jersey shore. The Coast Guard in Philadelphia received a Mayday call around 12:45 p.m. Sunday stating a ...
  • CBS Philly
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  • 11/9/2015 3:19:17 PM
  • G14 New Jersey Devils vs Vancouver Canucks: Squish The Fish
  • Two of the early season surprise teams will square off this afternoon at the Prudential Center as the New Jersey Devils host the Vancouver Canucks. Expectations surrounding the Devils were as low as anyone entering the year yet they currently own a 7-5-1 .
  • Hockey Buzz
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  • 11/8/2015 11:09:56 AM
  • Jim Freda on fishing: Epic bass bite down the shore
  • I made the decision to fish the New York waters, so many New Jersey slot fish had to be released, but no matter. The boat limited out with fish between 28-43 inches and all aboard had a blast. An angler remarked that it was like being in ‘striper heaven!’
  • North Jersey
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  • 11/6/2015 1:18:10 AM
  • New reef rules a 'compromise' for N.J. fishing
  • Commercial fishermen off the coast of New Jersey will be able to continue to access portions of two artificial reefs, and a new reef is to be constructed for the exclusive use of recreational fishing, under regulations announced Wednesday by the state ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 11/5/2015 1:05:02 AM
  • Striper fishing on the rise as temperatures drop
  • New Jersey’s partyboat skippers are ready to rejoice as the closure of the black sea bass season ends at midnight Oct. 22. The bag limit is 15 fish per angler with a minimum 12.5 inch length. The partyboat folks got killed this year with that extensive ...
  • The Mercury
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  • 10/17/2015 4:00:53 PM
  • Bass Pro Shops enters team in OC Fishing Club Tournament
  • OCEAN CITY — Bass Pro Shops, which opened its first New Jersey store last April in Atlantic City, is sending a six-member team to compete in the Ocean City Fishing Club’s 48th annual Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 17.
  • Shore News Today
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  • 10/15/2015 6:23:26 AM
  • Fishing: More trout and free for a day
  • Award notification and permit pickup begins Tuesday. For information on the black-bear hunting season in New Jersey go to bearseason_info.htm. HOOKED ON FISHING: The Division of Fish and Wildlife is offering a free two-day "Hooked on
  • North Jersey
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  • 10/15/2015 1:15:37 AM
  • The Fishing Line Oct. 14
  • For all the freshwater fishing fans out there comes word that the DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will start the fall trout stocking of rivers, lakes, and streams across New Jersey. Thousands of large 2-year-old trout will be released Oct. 13 ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 10/14/2015 1:02:29 AM
  • Hooked on Fishing: Fall trout season begins Oct. 14
  • Hooked on Fishing: Fall trout season begins Oct. 14 On Oct. 14, New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife will be stocking thousands of trout in Jersey waters Check out this story on
  • My Central Jersey
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  • 10/11/2015 1:37:40 PM
  • Fishing: Your chance to have a say
  • One of the best things about fishing in New Jersey is that every angler has a chance to have his or her voice heard. We always like to mention the opportunities to get involved, because sooner or later, something will come along that has an impact on your
  • North Jersey
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  • 10/8/2015 1:16:46 AM
  • Woman shot on fishing vessel in Port of Cape May
  • COLD SPRING – The New Jersey State Police said a Lower Township man was arrested for attempted murder after he shot a Whitesboro woman aboard a fishing vessel docked at Lund’s Fisheries. Capt. Stephen Jones of the State Police said Ernest Davis ...
  • Shore News Today
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  • 10/5/2015 4:33:36 AM
  • Despite rain, fall fishing outstanding
  • So what was the excitement of the surf fishing? It is my favorite form of fishing and I’ve worked the surf over the decades from Long Island to New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware, finally to the central North Carolina coast. Over a five-day period fishing .
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  • 9/30/2015 7:24:10 AM
  • Flying Fish's Next Exit? Collingswood!
  • The coffee IPA is the 10th in the Flying Fish 'Exit Series' of craft beers, all of which tie into New Jersey geography and history.All of the exit series are based on industry that once existed in those locales, says Revolution Coffee Roasters co-owner ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 9/29/2015 5:26:39 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Lakewood, NJ (8701)

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