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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?
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.

  • Phil-Am recalls smoked fish after state issues botulism warning
  • Two days after New York officials posted a consumer alert warning about possible contamination of Phil-Am smoked mackerel the New Jersey-based Phil-Am Trading Inc. posted a recall with the FDA stating the fish could cause botulism poisoning. “Consumers ...
  • Food Safety News
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  • 12/6/2016 6:07:18 AM
  • Flying Fish Crafthouse set to open
  • Since Duffy partnered with Flying Fish Brewing Co., expect to see a selection of the New Jersey beers always on tap. The 191-seat restaurant will include an indoor beer garden with picnic tables and two bars. Besides Flying Fish brews, there will be a ...
  • phillyvoice.com
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  • 12/5/2016 4:31:16 PM
  • Flying Fish Crafthouse brings brews to Brewerytown
  • They then set out to find a brewing partner and landed Flying Fish, New Jersey's largest craft brewer. Duffy and Spain have been friends for years through her affiliation with Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, which he supports with food events.
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 12/2/2016 2:33:08 PM
  • Flying Fish Crafthouse Is Set To Open
  • The massive 191-seat restaurant is located at 363 North 31st Street at 31st and Master Streets. Duffy has partnered with New Jersey’s Flying Fish Brewing Co. and will feature American cuisine paired with local beers. Twelve Flying Fish beers will always ..
  • Philadelphia Magazine
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  • 12/2/2016 2:25:58 PM
  • FISHING: Big bass move into South Jersey waters
  • $129 And of course, for the perfect Christmas gift for any New Jersey fisherman, grab an autographed copy of my book, “The Jersey Surf Diaries”, a complete 10 year logbook of fishing in New Jersey loaded with tips, tactics, and just plain good stories.
  • Courier Post
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  • 12/1/2016 5:40:26 PM
  • Roffs Proposes Reasons for Increases in Whales, Tunas on Jersey/NY Shore
  • Fisherman, boaters and even beachgoers offshore of New Jersey and Long Island, NY have noticed an increase in whale sightings off their coasts over the past few years, specifically humpback whales. Some attribute the increased numbers of whales migrating .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/1/2016 8:22:05 AM
  • Marine Scientist Follows Hot Fish as They Move to Cooler Waters
  • Malin Pinsky holds a summer flounder caught off the coast of New Jersey in 2015 during a research trip to understand where the flounder migrate and to help determine how many of them live along the East Coast. The changes pose major questions for fishermen
  • National Geographic Society
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  • 11/30/2016 5:12:59 PM
  • Flying Fish Brewery Produces Most Iconic Beer in State
  • The New Jersey brewery selected was Flying Fish, the Somerdale brewery opened back in 1996. The team bestowed the iconic label to their Exit 16 (Imperial IPA) beer, brewed with wild rice in honor of the Hackensack Meadowlands. Flying Fish has plenty of ...
  • boozyburbs.com
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  • 11/29/2016 5:46:58 AM
  • A Detailed Guide to Crankbait Fishing For Bass
  • I like to target the shores that are wind blown first, when working these baits, and a lot of the time, in some of the New York and New Jersey Lakes that have clay or tapering gravel banks, I throw these flat sided crankbaits, because I can catch fish in .
  • docsfishingtips.com
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  • 11/29/2016 3:09:29 AM
  • Devils honor prep player who died while spear fishing
  • NEWARK - The New Jersey Devils Friday night honored the life of a prep school hockey player who died while spear fishing earlier this year. The team honored 17-year-old Jeff Hoens, of Westfield, with a pre-game ceremony at the Prudential Center.
  • News 12 New Jersey
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  • 11/25/2016 9:55:06 AM
  • In a pond called Wreck, a new creation helps fish breed
  • In a pond called Wreck, a new creation helps fish breed For years, the conflicting goals of protecting the environment and some of the New Jersey shore's priciest real estate from storms have bedeviled a body of water known as Wreck Pond. Check out this ..
  • Courier Post
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  • 11/23/2016 5:49:55 PM
  • Thousands of Dead Fish Found Floating in Long Island Waters
  • Officials are taking water samples to confirm the theory. Earlier this year, hundreds of thousands of fish floated to the water in a similar die-off in New Jersey's Raritan Bay. In that instance, officials said that the fish were likely chased into the bay
  • NBC 4 New York
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  • 11/14/2016 8:38:04 PM
  • Thousand of Dead Fish Found Floating in Long Island Waters
  • Earlier this year, hundreds of thousands of fish floated to the water in a similar die-off in New Jersey's Raritan Bay. In that instance, officials said that the fish were likely chased into the bay by bluefish or skates, and once there they were killed ..
  • NBC 4 New York
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  • 11/14/2016 7:47:58 PM
  • Tautog daily limit rises to 6 on Wednesday: Shep on Fishing
  • The Fight Leukemia Fishing Tournament scheduled for this Saturday already has raised more than $50,000 for the New Jersey chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Now in its 12th year, the tournament honors the memory of Chris Hagel, who died in 2005.
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 11/14/2016 7:40:48 PM
  • N.J. Anglers Release 3 Times The Number They Keep
  • According to a fisheries report, in 2015 New Jersey anglers kept 4 ½ million fish, but they threw back 14.8 million, or roughly three times the amount they brought home. The three to one catch and release rate is the about the same rate as in 2014.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/7/2016 8:21:55 AM
  • Excellent striper fishing expected on the New Jersey coast
  • The last week of October saw striped bass fishing in Raritan Bay and surrounding waters explode and begin spreading down the Jersey coast. As a result, November will be the month to get in on the excellent linesider action, and it is not out of the realm .
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 11/6/2016 5:24:08 AM
  • Korma Fish Curry
  • Flavor-wise, Swai takes favorably to sauces, however, due to its delicate nature, our Indian suppliers (who live in New Jersey) have chosen to rub the fish with a marinade of spices and roast it independently, rather than braising it in the sauce.
  • traderjoes.com
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  • 11/4/2016 7:31:11 PM
  • NJ anglers throw back three times more fish than they keep
  • NJ anglers throw back three times more fish than they keep According to a fisheries report, in 2015 New Jersey anglers kept 4 ½ million fish, but they threw back 14.8 million, or roughly three times the amount they brought home. Check out this story on ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 11/4/2016 9:01:16 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Stripers on & off -- canyon tuna still available
  • Capt. Pete Grimbilas, chairman of the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance and the driving force in obtaining protection for our artificial reefs, will be honored as Sportsperson of the Year. Carl Bruger, of the Hudson River Fisherman's Association will receive ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/3/2016 5:02:03 PM
  • Dennis: Is a bad day fishing better than a good day working?
  • Pennsylvania has deer hunting. New England has it’s foliage. New Jersey has the fall striper run! Okay, not everybody likes to fish, but for those who do or know someone who does, this is the best time of the year to bring home a big striped bass.
  • nj1015.com
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  • 11/3/2016 9:59:43 AM
  • Hearings Slated for Special Management Zones at N.J. Artificial Reefs
  • The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold three public hearings in November 2016 to gather public comments on a request by the State of New Jersey to designate 13 of its artificial reef sites located in federal waters as Special Management ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/2/2016 7:52:03 AM
  • The Fishing Line Nov. 2
  • Captain Ray from Tide Runner Charters, and President of the Cape May County Party and Charter Boat Association (CMCPCBA), sent notice that the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold hearings on New Jersey Special Management Zones. There will be
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 11/2/2016 2:01:18 AM
  • Cedar Grove Elks to host 'Fish Fry II' fundraiser event Nov. 16
  • Proceeds from the event will help send children to the New Jersey Elks Camp Moore. The menu, courtesy of Tastefully British, consists of fish, chicken, fries, coleslaw, a homemade dessert and a soda or water. Guests have the option to eat in or take out fo
  • North Jersey
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  • 10/31/2016 10:46:13 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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New Jersey Weather

Bayway, NJ (7202)

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42°F 

Feels like: 36°F

Humidity:68% 
Dew Point:32°F
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