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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?
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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.

  • Striped bass river, inlet season starts Wednesday
  • New Jersey Fish and Wildlife, 723; and Tuckerton Seaport Museum, 759. Admission is $16 and free for ages 15 and under with a paying adult. The schedule is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. next Saturday and Sunday.
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 2/25/2017 12:15:00 AM
  • Mystery fish caught by local crew may have been world-record puffer
  • The smooth puffer record is 11 pounds, 7 ounces. Both records were set off New Jersey. There’s no doubt that fish is at least twice as big as either, judging by his relation to the cockpit. Generally the average for these fish may be two pounds.
  • St. Augustine Record
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  • 2/24/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Where are our channel bass?
  • NOAA Fisheries issued a warning to New Jersey fishermen a few years ago warning them that they'd better learn how to fish for red drum as climate change would be sending southern species further to the north. That seemed to make sense, but it hasn't happen
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/16/2017 4:06:00 PM
  • Could N.J. Defy Federal Flounder Cuts?
  • It didn't take long after the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted to slash summer flounder harvest quotas for the rumblings of anglers calling for New Jersey to defy the regulations to pick up. The ASMFC ordered the harvest cut by 40-percent
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  • 2/9/2017 8:51:00 AM
  • Atlantic Red Drum Stock Not Overfished
  • The following was released by the Atlantic Marine Fisheries Commission: The 2017 Red Drum Stock Assessment and Peer Review Report indicate overfishing is not occurring for red drum in either the northern (North Carolina-New Jersey) or southern (South ...
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  • 2/9/2017 8:51:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Discussing New Jersey's fishing future
  • There will be some interesting topics on tap on Feb. 18 when the state Division of Fish and Wildlife holds another public forum to discuss freshwater fisheries research, management and recreational angling. This meeting is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. at the
  • North Jersey
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  • 2/8/2017 7:26:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Striper limits to be debated again
  • This move was primarily pushed by commercial fishermen looking for additional quota. It passed by a vote just 8-7. Surprisingly, New Jersey provided the winning vote. Chris Zeman was acting as proxy for Governor's Appointee Tom Fote (who's in Hawaii for ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/8/2017 4:56:00 PM
  • Flying Fish EXIT SERIES Tap Takeover at Cowan’s Public!
  • Join us for as we feature Flying Fish’s EXIT SERIES beers as well as some Barrel-Aged gems! Come meet Kris from Flying Fish and try the unique brews from one of New Jersey’s most experienced breweries!
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  • 2/8/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • Bar of the Week: MITCHELL'S FISH MARKET in Edgewater, NJ
  • Mitchell's Fish Market is very convenient when you're in the to the New York and New Jersey metro area. They have generous on-site parking available. Call them at 201.840.9311 and visit their web site at Marina P.
  • Broadway World
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  • 2/8/2017 3:40:00 AM
  • New Jersey Congressmen Block Marine Sanctuary Designation
  • The following was released by the office of Representative Tom MacArthur: Today, Congressmen Tom MacArthur (NJ-03), Chris Smith (NJ-04), and Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced a major victory for New Jersey's fishing industry. After congressional opposition
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • RFA Applauds NJ Support in Flounder Rulings
  • Commissioner Martin laid out a case justified by science and statute why the Commissioners must maintain the summer flounder acceptable biological catch (ABC) at 16.26 million pounds to avoid catastrophic damage to New Jersey's recreational fishing ...
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • Trump Jr. visited NJ fly fishing show
  • Super Bowl is today in Houston, but the Super Bowl of fly fishing was earlier in New Jersey. The four-day World Fly Fishing Show in Somerset County ended with crowds of anglers last Sunday and the show was spectacular. It was in Atlanta on Saturday ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 2/5/2017 7:28:00 AM
  • Atlantic States MFC to Consider Summer Flounder Reduction Today
  • It's a proposal that has been met with widespread criticism in New Jersey—from recreational fishermen, both U.S. Senators, multiple other politicians and even the head of the state Department of Environmental Protection.
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  • 2/2/2017 8:28:00 AM
  • N.J. Dept. of Environmental Protection blasts flounder fishing limits
  • New Jersey officials say they'll do everything they can to stop proposed regulations they say could hurt the state's fishing industry. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is considering increasing the minimum size and reducing the number of ...
  • The Business Journal
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  • 1/30/2017 7:53:00 AM
  • NJ Fishermen Oppose Summer Flounder Reductions
  • In front of the iconic party boat fleet docked along Channel and Inlet Drive in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey Department of Environment (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, vowed to over 200 members of the commercial and recreational fishing industry to fight
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  • 1/30/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • New Jersey fishermen protest new fluke fishing regulations
  • POINT PLEASANT BEACH - Fishermen in New Jersey came to Point Pleasant Beach Friday to protest against new regulations on floundering. The federal government recently put limits on fluke fish because regulators believe its population is dwindling.
  • News 12 New Jersey
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  • 1/28/2017 1:37:00 AM
  • Road Trip: Somerset Fly Fishing Show
  • The time has come. I’m heading up the Mid Atlantic coast for two days at the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, New Jersey. By the way, New Jersey blows old Jersey out of the water as it relates to angling expos. And then tomorrow, I get to do it all over again
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  • 1/27/2017 2:29:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Rally highlights effort to save fluke season
  • The recreational fishing industry, which provides more than $1.5 billion economic benefits and directly supports 20,000 jobs in New Jersey, would be devastated." The present options provide a 19-inch minimum during a short season in order to meet required
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/26/2017 6:04:00 PM
  • You’ll Never Forget A Trip To This One Of A Kind Fish Market In New Jersey
  • Where can you turn a trip to the fish market into a full day of fun? Cassidy’s Fish Market in Barnegat Light. Besides offering fresh, flavorful fish, it’s in the most incredible location. One visit to Cassidy’s and you’ll be hooked. Where else can ...
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  • 1/26/2017 2:44:00 PM
  • Fast start to fishing in 2017
  • The strongest opposition at public hearings has come from New Jersey and New York, where the most severe overfishing has occurred, and therefore the most severe conservation measures are needed to rebuild stocks in these states. States opposing rebuilding
  • Cranston Online
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  • 1/25/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Jan. 25
  • First I’ll pass on what I’ve most recently heard concerning the 2017 summer flounder regulations. On Friday, Jan. 13, the New Jersey D.E.P. Commissioner called a special meeting to discuss the summer flounder situation with key New Jersey fishing ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 1/25/2017 8:18:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Podcasts Worth Listening To, part IV
  • Call it crazy; it works for me. As I anticipate heading up to New Jersey for the Somerset Fly Fishing Show, I have already thought through most of these things. Included in this is what will be coming out the Subaru’s speakers while I head up I-95.
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  • 1/25/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Chalk Talk: Flipping wood with Mansue
  • He moved from suburban New Jersey to Toledo Bend, which is chock full of standing timber, and then stood amazed as his friend Denny Brauer won a major tournament there by targeting boat docks. If you’re around big fish and gnarly cover, you’re going to ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/20/2017 5:26:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line Jan. 18
  • This would take the allowable catch to an all-time low, and in essence kill the fishery here in southern New Jersey. According to Bill Shillingford, who was at the meeting, the New Jersey Marine Council passed a motion that will be sent to the New Jersey D
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 1/18/2017 8:47:00 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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