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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.

  • NJ fisherman faces criticism after fish-toss video goes viral
  • A New Jersey fisherman has been widely criticized after a video emerged showing him toss a number of striped bass that appear to be dead or near death off the side of his boat during a fishing trip. NJ.com reported Tuesday that the video appeared on ...
  • FOX News
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  • 5/4/2016 1:22:26 PM
  • Vessel owners fined for fishing in protected areas
  • On April 30, 2013, the Coast Guard detected the vessel Crystal Girl B, of Cape May, New Jersey, fishing for scallops inside Closed Area I, about 30 miles southeast of Cape Cod, according to the release. On March 18, the owner of that vessel paid $40,750 in
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  • 5/3/2016 6:31:25 PM
  • Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing boat sinks in collision
  • CAPE MAY, N.J. — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued three men from a life raft after their fishing boat collided with a tug boat and sank six miles off the coast of southern New Jersey. Officials say the 42-foot Last Stand started sinking after it ..
  • Stars and Stripes
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  • 4/29/2016 9:27:58 PM
  • Fishing Boat and Tug Collide, Three Rescued
  • The Coast Guard rescued three men Thursday following a collision five nm east of Cape May, New Jersey. The USCG received a request for assistance from the 42-foot fishing boat Last Stand, reporting that she was sinking following a collision with the 78 ...
  • The Maritime Executive
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  • 4/29/2016 2:04:09 PM
  • Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing boat sinks in collision
  • CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued three men from a life raft after their fishing boat collided with a tug boat and sank six miles off the coast of southern New Jersey. Officials say the 42-foot Last Stand started sinking ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 4/29/2016 7:59:04 AM
  • NJDEP: Lake Carnegie Fish Dying from Gill Disease
  • Tests conducted by officials at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Division of Fish and Wildlife have determined that fish are dying because of a disease caused by a parasite. “The necropsies determined that the shad that died in Lake ..
  • Planet Princeton
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  • 4/28/2016 3:16:55 PM
  • Intersex fish found in New Jersey waters
  • Intersex fish, male fish with signs of female reproductive organs, have been found in rivers and lakes in New Jersey, according to a new US Geological Survey study of 19 National Wildlife Refuges throughout the Northeast. The report showed that 85 percent
  • my9nj.com
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  • 4/25/2016 5:29:19 PM
  • NJDEP Investigating Dead Fish Found in Princeton Lake
  • Princeton, NJ-- The case of hundreds of fish who have died in Lake Carnegie in the last couple of weeks is not an uncommon occurrence among gizzard shad, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection told Planet Princeton this week. Gizzard Shad ..
  • Patch
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  • 4/21/2016 4:58:16 PM
  • Land Mines of the Sea: Lost Fishing Gear
  • Abandoned or lost fishing gear kills marine life long after being forgotten, a phenomenon known as ghost fishing. A group in New Jersey is one of many around the world working to retrieve the equipment. (April 15) Video provided by AP
  • sciencedaily.com
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  • 4/15/2016 4:08:07 PM
  • Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
  • “Crabs get trapped in the pots and starve to death,” said John Wnek, supervisor of New Jersey’s Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, whose students are involved in a project to collect abandoned fishing gear from New Jersey’s ...
  • Aiken Standard
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  • 4/15/2016 1:44:58 PM
  • Abandoned or lost fishing gears litter ocean floor in coastal areas
  • "Crabs get trapped in the pots and starve to death," said John Wnek, supervisor of New Jersey's Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, whose students are involved in a project to collect abandoned fishing gear from New Jersey's Barnegat Ba
  • mainenewsonline.com
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  • 4/15/2016 1:16:20 PM
  • Land Mines of the Sea: Lost Fishing Gear
  • A group in New Jersey is one of many around the world working to retrieve the equipment. (April 15) Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1SdUPHA Abandoned or lost fishing gear kills marine life long after being forgotten, a phenomenon known
  • USA Today
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  • 4/15/2016 5:23:53 AM
  • Turn up the bass on fishing season
  • Reminder: the following all require adult 2016 registration in New Jersey’s free Saltwater Recreational Registry. For example, there’s the Governor’s annual Surf Fishing Tournament at Ocean Beach State Park on Sunday, May 15. Celebrating its 25th ...
  • New York Daily News
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  • 4/14/2016 11:40:17 PM
  • Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear
  • “Crabs get trapped in the pots and starve to death,” said John Wnek, supervisor of New Jersey’s Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, whose students are involved in a project to collect abandoned fishing gear from New Jersey’s ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 4/14/2016 10:14:23 PM
  • FISHING: Bass bite rebounds after mid-week freeze
  • New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council passed new regulations for the 2016 black sea bass fishing season. Adam Monacelli Eight-year-old Dylan O'Connell holds the 29-inch striped bass he caught at Graveling Point on March 5. He was fishing with his dad ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 4/14/2016 1:24:40 PM
  • Fishing: Get ready for striped bass
  • The bulk of the school fish are still along the New Jersey coast, with some bigger fish to 30 pounds now mixing into Raritan Bay. With mild temperatures expected the rest of the week, action should begin to pick up locally, although the real explosion will
  • Newsday
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  • 4/14/2016 3:30:32 AM
  • Trout Fishing Season opens today
  • Winners will receive a certificate and patch by mail, the website said. In accordance with state laws, a valid annual New Jersey fishing license and trout stamp are both required for residents between the ages of 16 and 69 and non-residents 16 years and ..
  • La-Kabylie
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  • 4/10/2016 2:12:22 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Academy, NJ (7102)

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