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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.

  • Martinez father, son catch big summer flounder in A.C.
  • His last drum trip resulted in nine fish. One of his latest trips included Dr. Eleanor Ann Bochenek, who is a delegate on the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council. Eleanor enjoyed the outing by catching a 60-pound drum she said she was going to enjoy for ..
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 6/4/2018 11:43:00 PM
  • How a mailed check for $112 got cashed for $3,500: The new 'fishing' scheme
  • Mail fishers are not unique to Manhattan either. Mail is under siege in Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Colorado and California, among other places. "It's coast to coast," Grimpel said. The increase in mail fishing can be blamed in part on how .
  • Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland
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  • 5/29/2018 1:06:00 PM
  • 7.3-pounder highlights first day of fluke season
  • The summer flounder season has been highly anticipated because of the late start in here in New Jersey. But as far as the fishing is concerned, John is the one who said it is "all good." Rob Barrett, who became a local legend at Dolphin Dock in Somers ...
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 5/25/2018 10:11:00 PM
  • How to Catch Dolphin in the Northeast on Light Tackle
  • Had it kept going for 40 miles, it would have plowed right into the New Jersey coast, where this summer dolphin chase began. Dolphin—or mahimahi—don’t always get the opportunity to show off their fierce drive. In many cases, they’re a fish that ...
  • Field & Stream
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  • 5/25/2018 1:37:00 PM
  • U.S. proposes expanded fishing in wildlife refuges
  • Sport fishing will expand on the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge (New Jersey, New York), and on the William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge (Oregon). Public comments will be accepted on the proposed rule for 30 days, beginning with publication .
  • The Triton News
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  • 5/24/2018 11:37:00 AM
  • State Fish Art Winners Announced
  • said Karen Hollingsworth, Manager of State-Fish Art. Vritika Gupta. a talented kindergartener from Princeton Junction, New Jersey, is the winner with, "Sad Fish", a delightful smile-worthy oil pastel. The artist winning this year's Invader Crusader was ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/10/2018 6:04:00 AM
  • Wildlife Forever Announces State Fish Art Contest Winners
  • said Karen Hollingsworth, Manager of State-Fish Art. Vritika Gupta. a talented kindergartener from Princeton Junction, New Jersey, is the winner with, “Sad Fish”, a delightful smile-worthy oil pastel. The artist winning this year’s Invader ...
  • Father's
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  • 5/9/2018 7:20:00 PM
  • Fish Carcass Found on Beach Looks Like Sea Monster
  • Stephanie Hall was jogging along Island Beach State Park in New Jersey when she made a strange discovery on a beach—the carcass of an ancient fish. Hall was avoiding a seal, according to news site APP, and ran up the beach where she discovered an ...
  • Newsweek
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  • 5/8/2018 9:42:00 PM
  • Fish Carcass Found on Beach Resembles Prehistoric Sea Monster
  • Stephanie Hall was jogging along Island Beach State Park in New Jersey when she made a strange discovery on a beach—the carcass of an ancient fish. Hall was avoiding a seal, according to news site APP, and ran up the beach where she discovered an ...
  • Newsweek
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  • 5/8/2018 9:25:00 PM
  • Woman discovers strange fish on beach while on weekly jog
  • OCEAN GATE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman going for her weekly jog says she was shocked to discover a 6-foot-long sea creature she says looked like a crocodile. NJ.com reports Stephanie Hall estimated the dead fish she found washed ashore Wednesday to ...
  • Union Bulletin
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  • 5/4/2018 10:50:00 AM
  • Film Review: ‘Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End’
  • Mr. Fish is the nom de plume of Dwayne Booth, who starts things off here relating how even as a child — a small-town New Jersey white boy who wanted to be Angela Davis when he grew up — he sought to change the world via shock value. A few decades later ...
  • Variety
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  • 5/1/2018 9:38:00 PM
  • Alaskan Sport Fishing with Tom Ohaus of Angling Unlimited
  • 2018 Seafood at daPesca in New Jersey Comes Right Off a Nearby Fishing Boat By John Mariani Forbes.com - 19:52 PM GMT April 27, 2018 Jailed for theft of huge fishing haul at Perth Sheriff Court Daily Record - 07:00 AM GMT April 27, 2018 ...
  • newsoneplace.com
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  • 5/1/2018 6:16:00 PM
  • New Jersey Natives Experience a First Okeechobee Fishing Trip
  • Lake Okeechobee has been a very productive bass fishing destination this season. Conditions have improved and weather stabilized. People across the whole United States are traveling here to experience what it has to offer. Come enjoy a First Okeechobee ...
  • Bass Fishing Guides
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  • 4/26/2018 9:16:00 PM
  • 10 Canyon Planning Tips
  • Capt. Sean Reilly runs on a 36-foot Yellowfin out of Somers Point, New Jersey, and helped us come up with this list of 10 tips to make sure you are well prepared to make the run. “Check FishTrack and Buoyweather leading up to your trip to forecast ...
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 3/19/2018 3:30:00 PM
  • Saltwater Fishing Expo opens in New Edison today
  • The Progressive Insurance Saltwater Fishing Expo opens today, nearly doubling its footprint as it moves from the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ to the larger, more centrally-located New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison ...
  • Boating Industry
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  • 3/16/2018 1:53:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line March 14
  • Out and about: Don’t forget that the Saltwater Fishing Expo is this weekend, March 16through the 18, at its new location of the New Jersey Convention Center in Edison. The show opens Friday at noon and 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Seminars ...
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 3/14/2018 7:05:00 PM
  • New Jersey Saltwater Fishing Expo coming to Edison March 16-18
  • Now that winter is coming to a close, it's time to turn our attention toward spring and that means one thing -- the beginning of the saltwater fishing season. The kickoff event of the season, the Saltwater Fishing Expo in Edison, will bring together avid .
  • NJ.com
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  • 3/10/2018 12:06:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Suffern Outdoor Expo open through Sunday
  • Paul Haertel of the JCAA reports that "Though we had expected the fluke and seabass regulations to be set at the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council (NJMFC) meeting on 3/15/18, the setting of regulations for these two species has now been delayed until a .
  • NJ.com
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  • 3/1/2018 10:36:00 PM
  • One man’s quest to save a rare reef fish
  • Alex Vagelli is the no-nonsense director of science and conservation at the Center for Aquatic Sciences — a research center at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey. In 1995, the aquarium received a shipment of Banggai cardinalfish, which is a ...
  • Science Line
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  • 2/28/2018 2:07:00 PM
  • New 2018 Fly Fishing Gear
  • It’s about blue-collar fish like striped bass from a New Jersey jetty, corbina in the wash of the California surf, snook under the dock lights, and tripletail hanging around crab pot markers. I first used a 10-weight CRUX ($400, redington.com ...
  • Fly Fisherman
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  • 2/26/2018 8:26:00 PM
  • New Jersey IGFA Annual Fundraising Banquet and Auction
  • The International Game Fish Association’s New Jersey Representatives announced their 21st Annual Fund Raising Banquet and Auction which will be held on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at Doolan’s Shore Club located on Route 71 in Spring Lake Heights, New ...
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 2/24/2018 12:12:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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