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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.

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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.

  • It’s still cold but crappie fishing’s good
  • A few watermen are asking the state to look into shellfish aquaculture in the Delaware Bay. New Jersey has a program, it only makes sense that Delaware would allow it as well, especially considering New Jersey has 10 times the oyster beds as Delaware.
  • Delaware State News
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  • 1/18/2018 12:13:00 AM
  • Pattern Fishing For Large Stripers
  • Start your 2018 fishing season off right! On The Water’s 2018 New York and New Jersey Anglers Almanacs are your guides to everything you need to know to catch big fish from the surf, offshore, freshwater and everything in between! Don’t miss it!
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/16/2018 10:41:00 PM
  • Hackettstown Hatchery sets record by stocking 5 million fish
  • Hackettstown stocked 308,808 northern pike, 2.3 million walleyes and 343,311 muskies for New Jersey anglers. The stocking season also included channel catfish – 598,174, largemouth bass – 110,445, and hybrid striped bass – 47,315. More interesting ...
  • My Central Jersey
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  • 1/14/2018 7:01:00 AM
  • Lots of tautog keepers reported offshore: Shep on Fishing
  • Dan Rothman of Northfield was the reporter, but he had no details. Don't forget striped bass are off limits in the inlets, bays and rivers and streams in New Jersey in January and February. We can fish for striped bass in the surf on the front beaches and
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 1/13/2018 2:20:00 AM
  • New Jersey hatchery stocks record 5 million fish in 2017
  • The Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery in Warren County stocked a record five million cold-, cool-, and warm-water fish consisting of 15 species in 2017, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced this week. The fish, totaling .
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/12/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: How things have changed!
  • The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council (NJMFC) will meet at 5 PM on Thursday, 1/11/18 at the Stafford Township Municipal Building, 260 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey. Then at the same location, at 7:15 PM, our Bureau of Marine Fisheries (NJBMF ..
  • NJ.com
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  • 1/10/2018 10:49:00 PM
  • Waders Over Work Clothes – The fishing Photography of Eddy Stahowiak
  • Start your 2018 fishing season off right! On The Water’s 2018 New York and New Jersey Anglers Almanacs are your guides to everything you need to know to catch big fish from the surf, offshore, freshwater and everything in between! Don’t miss it!
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/9/2018 11:08:00 PM
  • Cold Weather Brings Early Ice Fishing Opportunities
  • Start your 2018 fishing season off right! On The Water’s 2018 New York and New Jersey Anglers Almanacs are your guides to everything you need to know to catch big fish from the surf, offshore, freshwater and everything in between! Don’t miss it!
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/5/2018 4:38:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Sea bass hearings postponed to next Thursday
  • New Jersey should become its own region as we are a transitional state in which our sea bass fishery doesn't really fit in with the states to our north or to our south. This option would also allow spatial variation in size and abundance to be taken into .
  • NJ.com
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  • 1/4/2018 6:07:00 PM
  • Penn researchers discover secret to ugly fish's hour-long mating hum
  • RELATED STORIES Man turns 'extreme' love of fishing into YouTube stardom Police find 27 birds with heads cut off in New Jersey woods Pig-to-human organ transplants advance with gene-editing experiment But what the midshipman fish lacks in creativity ...
  • PhillyVoice.com
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  • 1/3/2018 9:02:00 PM
  • Fort Lee filmmaker's fishy tale gets N.J. premiere at festival
  • "I know you can hear me, mouth breather," says Rodrigo, the scaly star of An's 9-minute short film "Alpha Fish," a combination of CG animation and live-action that is getting its Garden State premiere at the New Jersey Film Festival on Feb. 9.
  • NorthJersey.com
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  • 1/3/2018 5:37:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Strategies For Winter White Perch
  • Start your 2018 fishing season off right! On The Water’s 2018 New York and New Jersey Anglers Almanacs are your guides to everything you need to know to catch big fish from the surf, offshore, freshwater and everything in between! Don’t miss it!
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/2/2018 11:33:00 PM
  • The Lives They Lived
  • ‘The most profound change in my life,” Herbert R. Axelrod once recalled, began in 1955, when Axelrod, a New Jersey-based aquarium-fish dealer and the publisher of Tropical Fish Hobbyist magazine, took a steamboat up the Rio Negro, deep in the Brazilian ...
  • New York Times
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  • 12/28/2017 8:34:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: JCAA update on sea bass
  • The New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council (NJMFC) will meet at 4 PM on Thursday, 1/4/18, at the Galloway Township Branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 East Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, New Jersey. Then at the same location, at 6:30 PM, our Bureau of ..
  • NJ.com
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  • 12/27/2017 12:50:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Dec. 20
  • Call them at (516) 449-3255 or book through www.ospreyfishingnewjersey.com. Also, check them out on Facebook at Osprey New Jersey. Recently, trips have been described as “diplomatic” as “keepers were spread all over the boat,” and as “scratchy ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 12/21/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • Mobile Sport-Fishing Access Expands in South Jersey
  • Officials with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will start allowing sport fishing at a protected nature area in Atlantic County, but not without restrictions. On, Tuesday, December 19th, representatives with the NJDEP announced
  • SNJ Today
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  • 12/20/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • On The Hook: On your mark! For sheepshead fishing
  • The principal characters in our annual episode are three guys from New Jersey. They all arrive in mid-November and hang around until a week or two after Easter. These are good guys who fish different parts of the water of the Garden State but linkup as ...
  • Marco Eagle News
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  • 12/15/2017 10:44:00 AM
  • Two Florida Fishing Trips Catching Big Bass on Lake Okeechobee
  • Two Florida Fishing Trips can keep you excited for what is to come. I had the pleasure of fishing with Tom McCartney and Mitch Skop traveling from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It was a two boat trip with Captain Mike Groshon who fished with ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 12/12/2017 2:50:00 PM
  • Anti-Hunting Legislation Targets New Jersey Fish and Game Council
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-New Jersey’s most notorious anti-hunting legislator has authored legislation allowing animal rights groups to influence hunting regulations. The New Jersey Fish and Game Council approves hunting and fishing seasons and bag limits.
  • Ammo Land
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  • 12/10/2017 3:09:00 AM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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