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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.

  • 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
  • Fishing: A chance to have your voice heard
  • Fishing: A chance to have your voice heard Become part of the development of future programs and regulations related New Jersey’s freshwater fisheries resources. Check out this story on
  • North Jersey
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  • 1/18/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Come See Us in Somerset!
  • We’re excited. Photo: Ed Novinsky. It’s that time of year again. We’re going to be attending the 2017 Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, New Jersey, later this month and we hope you are too! The Fly Fishing Show is a trade show for, you guessed it ...
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  • 1/17/2017 2:07:00 PM
  • How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters
  • Think of the problem as a double whammy, said marine ecologist Malin Pinsky, of Rutgers University, New Jersey. “Fish have already been reduced to low numbers by intense overfishing and that makes them far less able to deal with increasing temperatures ...
  • The Guardian
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  • 1/8/2017 12:02:00 AM
  • Citations for illegal striper fishing on rise in South Jersey
  • Violations for fishermen targeting stripers in federal waters spiked in 2016, according to Capt. Jason Snellbaker of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Bureau of Law Enforcement. About 30 violations were issued by the agency to anglers ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 1/2/2017 8:06:00 PM
  • Fines are on the rise for illegal striper fishing in South Jersey
  • Violations for fishermen targeting "stripers" in federal waters skyrocketed in 2016, according to Capt. Jason Snellbaker of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Bureau of Law Enforcement. Around 30 violations were issued by the agency to ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 1/2/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • New year brings changes to Fish & Wildlife
  • The New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife will start the new year with a reorganization plan and key personnel changes. Dave Chanda, the division's director for the past 12 years, has agreed to take on a special assignment as a senior policy adviser to ..
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 1/1/2017 7:02:22 AM
  • Tautog keeping things going in final days of year: Shep on Fishing
  • Public comment is encouraged by just about all fishing fans. The New Jersey session will be held Thursday at the Atlantic County Library System's Galloway Township branch on Jimmie Leeds Road. It is important for all fishers to make in-person comments or .
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 12/30/2016 5:20:21 PM
  • 2017 is 125th anniversary of NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife
  • A valid New Jersey fishing license is required for residents at least 16 years and less than 70 years of age (plus all non-residents 16 years and older) to fish the fresh waters of New Jersey, including privately owned waters. • Resident anglers age 70 ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 12/30/2016 3:25:49 PM
  • DEP to Bolster Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Ability to Secure Revenue
  • New Jersey State Flag N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife USA-( Boornazian, Assistant Commissioner, Natural and Historic Resources, at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, is announcing a reorganization plan for the state
  • Ammo Land
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  • 12/30/2016 1:02:39 PM
  • Three Fishing Loans Approved, Committee Reappointed 'Til 2019
  • The Revolving Fishing Loan Program began in 1984 with a grant provided through the Small Cities Community Block Grant Program with oversight by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, according to the county website. Those members, whose terms ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 12/30/2016 9:56:32 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife to get major facelift in New Jersey
  • Rich Boornazian, assistant commissioner, Natural and Historic Resources at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, announced Wednesday, Dec. 28, a reorganization plan for the state’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, which includes new ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 12/28/2016 9:11:47 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Dave Chanda promoted at DEP
  • The following press release was issued today by the DEP: Rich Boornazian, Assistant Commissioner, Natural and Historic Resources, at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, is announcing a reorganization plan for the state's Division of Fish
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/28/2016 5:22:43 PM
  • Belle Glade Florida Bass Fishing Tour
  • Fishing on the southeast side of the lake, out of Belle Glade today I had a repeat customer by the name of Darren and his son Bobby from out of new jersey escaping the cold freezing snow they are down here visiting family and snuck out for a half day of ..
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  • 12/26/2016 5:53:44 PM
  • From a new planet to climbing fish: Top 7 discoveries of 2016
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology discovered a kind of Taiwanese cavefish that baffled everyone who saw what these creatures are capable of. The fishes can walk up walls and possess the same anatomical capabilities as an amphibian or reptile. This ...
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  • 12/20/2016 12:31:34 PM
  • Little fish survive chemicals in New Jersey river
  • In New Jersey’s Diamond Alkali Superfund Site, toxic leftovers from the manufacturing of chemicals such as DDT have oozed into the Lower Passaic River and surrounding waterways. It’s an evolutionary miracle some of the fish there are even alive ...
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  • 12/18/2016 1:02:34 PM
  • Fishing the Cove
  • I grew up in a small, wonderful town – Green Pond, New Jersey. Much of my time was spent in the water and on the water. Here’s a piece that is born from all the time I spent fishing those waters with my grandfather and friends.
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  • 12/17/2016 2:58:17 PM
  • Plan to restrict fluke fishing in New Jersey causes concern
  • BELMAR - Fishermen at the Jersey Shore say they are concerned about a proposed plan to restrict how many fish they are allowed to catch. The National Marine Fisheries Service says that there has been an over-fishing of fluke, so they want to cut back on ..
  • News 12 New Jersey
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  • 12/16/2016 2:56:29 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Fluke regulations remain uncertain
  • The New Jersey lawmakers requested that NOAA Fisheries postpone any decision on reducing summer flounder quotes until it conducts a new benchmark summer flounder assessment. Last year, Pallone decried NOAA's final rule on 2016 summer flounder catch limits.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/15/2016 3:36:27 PM
  • Commercial Fishing Pots Banned on N.J. Artificial Reefs
  • Just this week at the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council Meeting in Baltimore a vote was held ending 10 years of conflict to set Special Management Zone Status for all 13 Artificial Reefs off of New Jersey thereby removing commercial fishing pots ..
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  • 12/14/2016 7:16:33 AM
  • Against The Tide: Fish Quickly Adapt To Lethal Levels Of Pollution
  • The scientists sequenced complete genomes of nearly 400 Atlantic killifish from polluted and non-polluted sites at New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts; Newark Bay in New Jersey; Connecticut's Bridgeport area; and Virginia's Elizabeth River. The sites have
  • Water Online
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  • 12/14/2016 6:40:46 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Academy, NJ (7102)

Updated on 22:38 PM

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Feels like: 45°F

Wind:190° 2 Kt
Dew Point:44°F
Visibility:1/4 mi
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Sunrise: 07:15 AM 

Sunset: 04:57 PM 

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