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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.

Search Fishing Locations in New Jersey

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.

  • 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 .
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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 .
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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, ...
  • 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
  • Why has a dead fish become worth `1.25 crore in Punjab?
  • This was evident from the seizure of two kilograms Heroin worth about 10 crore made also by the Jagraon police from Punjabi NRI Amarjit Singh based in New Jersey, USA, shortly before cracking the sensational dead fish case. “This man with ancestrally ...
  • Tehelka
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  • 2/15/2018 11:25:00 AM
  • Private effort mulled to continue search for missing men
  • BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — Family members of two crew members missing since their fishing boat issued a distress signal off New Jersey say they are considering efforts to continue the search for them. The Coast Guard on Friday night suspended the search for ..
  • The Republic
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  • 2/11/2018 5:09:00 PM
  • Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
  • PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two-person crew of a fishing boat in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Friday. Coast Guard first responders searched 4,441 square-miles by sea and air ...
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  • 2/10/2018 3:50:00 AM
  • Search for fishing boat off New Jersey coast is suspended
  • Please log in, sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Thank you for reading 11 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 11 free articles, or you can purchase a ...
  • Bristol Herald Courier
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  • 2/10/2018 2:36:00 AM
  • New and noteworthy gear from the 2018 Fly Fishing Show
  • Our editors and staff were able to attend The Fly Fishing Show at New Jersey and Atlanta. Both venues were packed with high energy excitement. What was noticeable at both shows was the enthusiasm for things new, exciting destinations, and innovative fly ty
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  • 2/9/2018 8:28:00 PM
  • FORTY YEARS OF FISHING | Fishbone comes to Ventura
  • he recalls, laughing. “But it was interesting.” While Fishbone remains highly popular in the Northeast from New York and New Jersey through Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., Fisher points out that he dreads playing anywhere near their Los Angeles base ...
  • Ventura County Reporter
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  • 2/8/2018 5:12:00 AM
  • Fishadelphia Is Philly’s New Sustainable Seafood CSA
  • And now, in South Philly, there’s Fishadelphia, which is a Community Supported Fisheries program designed to bring fresh seafood from New Jersey fisheries straight to consumers in the city. Fishadelphia was developed by Talia Young, a post-doc researcher .
  • Philadelphia Magazine
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  • 2/5/2018 10:16:00 PM
  • OTW’s Field Test Favorites 2017
  • I gave my own Twinpower its baptism by tuna aboard the Gambler party boat out of Point Pleasant, New Jersey. It’d been a slow, fishless night of chunking, so I racked my bait rod and rigged up my spinning setup with a RonZ, hoping the action of jigging ...
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  • 2/1/2018 1:18:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line Jan. 31
  • I received word of an introductory fisheries science course being offered by Rutgers Cooperative Extension. It is targeting New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fisheries industries stakeholders, and will look at the science and management processes ..
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 1/31/2018 10:30:00 PM
  • Sea turtle could come off ‘endangered’ list
  • NOAA officials have said the agency has reviewed the petition from New Jersey- based Blue Water Fishermen’s Association and found “substantial scientific and commercial information” that the move might be warranted. The agency now has about eight ...
  • NT News
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  • 1/27/2018 1:00:00 AM
  • Edison New Jersey Fly Fishing Show!
  • I’ll be working the HMH Vises booth at the Edison, New Jersey Fly Fishing Show this coming weekend, Jan. 26th, 27th, and 28th. I’ll also be tying flies in the booth on Friday. This is one of the largest shows or the largest fly fishing show in the country.
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  • 1/25/2018 1:59:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Jan. 24
  • The link to the registry is toward the bottom/middle of the page. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife recently announced a record set in 2017. The Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery was involved in the stocking of 5 million fish. These fish were ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 1/24/2018 8:14:00 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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