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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.


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.

  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Somerset Saltwater Expo runs through Sunday
  • New York has instituted much tougher striped bass regulations than those in New Jersey. They went along with the ASMFC recommendation of just one bass at a minimum of 28 inches during the April 15 to Dec. 15 season. Anglers fishing in N.Y. waters must ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 3/19/2015 7:50:49 PM
  • Outdoors: Over-fishing leads to black sea bass harvest reductions
  • From New Jersey to Massachusetts, we exceeded the harvest by 33 percent and will have to take a reduction this year. It states they went over the recreational harvest significantly, according to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. They said ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/26/2015 9:17:10 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: How anglers defeated the Soviet Fishing Fleet
  • Party boats from New York and New Jersey fished every day and night throughout the winter in those days while anglers filled bags with the abundant whiting and ling in the Mud Hole. Yet, they were far from alone out there. For instance, on Feb. 6 ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/19/2015 6:22:20 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Anglers singing the mid-winter blues
  • The 2025 New Jersey Boat Sale and Expo cruises into the N.J. Exhibition Center in Edison from Feb. 19-22. I'll be doing a seminar next Friday at 6:30 p.m.on the history of sportfishing in New Jersy.Look for further details in next Friday's column.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/12/2015 7:20:45 PM
  • Reef Madness, state sites new fish haven off Ocean County
  • The proposal is also expected to free up $250,000 in annual funding for the reefs from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. New Jersey used to get the money every year but it has been withheld in recent years because of the fight between commercial and ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 2/6/2015 6:37:45 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: DEP Proposed Rules for reefs up for comment
  • The proposal appears in the Feb. 2 New Jersey Register. "Recreational and commercial fishing are vital to New Jersey's economy, providing more than $2.5 billion in economic benefits each year," Commissioner Martin said. "This compromise will address the ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/4/2015 3:12:32 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Stripers Forever survey shows coastal striper decline
  • The survey elicited 830 responses, with most coming from New Jersey and Massachusetts. Some 84 percent of those responding had over 10 years of striper fishing experience, and 88 percent said they caught fewer bass last year as compared to just 2 percent .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/29/2015 6:18:37 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: IBSP Fisherman's Walkway restored
  • "As advocates of providing beach access for the public, we are thrilled about the reopening of Fisherman's Walkway," said Tim Burden, president of the New Jersey Beach Buggy Association. "Outside of the two main bathing areas, the A7 walkway is the only ..
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/28/2015 4:46:44 PM
  • Jersey Shore fishing: Hoping for red drum
  • Red drum (then known as channel bass) were not only the primary inshore game fish, but Phillip Mayer declared " When I started to fish the New Jersey coast, in 1893, at such places as Corson's Inlet and Barnegat Inlet, channel bass were more than plentiful
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/22/2015 6:19:45 PM
  • Climate change driving fish north, Rutgers research shows
  • What fishermen have seen for years has now been confirmed – and mapped – by a group of Rutgers researchers, that warmer ocean waters have caused fish to seek their ideal temperatures farther north. For decades, New Jersey fishermen have noticed the ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/16/2014 1:05:43 PM
  • Bayonne native self-publishes book about fishing in the NJ/NY area
  • When Arthur Kosakowski started taking an interest in fishing as a teenager, he couldn't find much information on the activity in the New York/New Jersey area. So after years of familiarizing himself with the Hudson County fishing scene, the 23-year-old ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/5/2014 9:58:20 AM
  • Hunting, fishing could become a Constitutional right in New Jersey
  • Hunting and fishing could soon be considered Constitutional rights for New Jersey residents if legislation introduced by Assemblyman Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak (D-1 of Cape May) is passed. The proposed resolution would create a constitutional amendment ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/18/2014 11:22:55 AM
  • Fish kills lawsuit settled
  • Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey’s environmental protection department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a South Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The Delaware ...
  • Courier Post
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  • 11/11/2014 5:21:59 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Big stripers showing
  • It appears that New Jersey's Bonus Bass program will continue ... winner was Laurajane Kastner of Milltown at 20.8 pounds on Chompers. There were 37 boats fishing in the 40-hour tournament that produced some of the best striper action of the fall so ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 10/30/2014 7:23:35 PM
  • Free Training for Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs Volunteer Mentors
  • The goal of New Jersey’s HOFNOD program is to encourage school-age children to avoid tobacco, drug and alcohol use by providing alternative activities that involve learning to fish, appreciating aquatic and environmental resources and developing positive .
  • The Sandpaper
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  • 10/27/2014 7:05:40 PM
  • Next Congress will battle over fishing limits
  • “For the most part, people realize that we have to have a law that allows for conservation, rebuilding and access at the same time,” said Jim Donofrio, executive director of the New Jersey-based Recreational Fishing Alliance which counts more than ...
  • Tallahassee Democrat
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  • 10/27/2014 2:30:40 AM
  • Get Hooked on Fly Fishing!
  • !The Long Hill Township Library is pleased to offer an Introduction to Fly Fishing workshop at the library on Saturday, October 11 at 11:00 am. Bill Silvia, Long Hill Township resident and New Jersey Fly Fisherman of the Year, will be presenting the ...
  • Patch
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  • 10/7/2014 11:54:15 PM
  • Fishing Column: More large salmon stock in New Jersey state park lakes
  • More landlocked salmon, ranging in size from 10.8 to 15 inches, were recently stocked in two northern New Jersey lakes by the N. J. Division of Fish and Wildlife. Tilcon Lake at the Allamuchy Mt. State Park in Morris County received 198 salmon and Lake ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 10/7/2014 2:18:36 AM
  • Deep Sea Fishing Happy day Today
  • Steven Woodiwiss, Darren Kempf, Ricky Pollen, Louis Barbuto and Matt McGarrity from New York and New Jersey chartered the Topshotfishing team to do some deep sea big game sport fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Winds were out of the east at 4 mph ...
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  • 10/5/2014 2:45:26 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Edison, NJ (8899)

Updated on 08:29 AM

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Feels like: 55°F

Wind:20° 6 Kt
Dew Point:30°F
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