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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

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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.

  • Fishing crew nabs monster shark after two-hour fight
  • BRIELLE: A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 160km off the coast in an area known as Hudson Canyon over the weekend.
  • NT News
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  • 7/26/2017 12:34:00 AM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) This Saturday, July 22, 2017, photo provided by Jenny Lee Sportfishing
  • KRQE News 13
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  • 7/25/2017 6:58:00 PM
  • Fishing crew reels in 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast
  • BRIELLE, N.J. (AP) — A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history. The boat's crew was fishing about 100 miles off the coast in an area known as Hudson Canyon on ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 7/25/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark in New Jersey
  • A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history. The boat's crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area known as Hudson Canyon on ...
  • wesh.com
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  • 7/25/2017 12:40:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast
  • BRIELLE, N.J. — A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the coast in an area known as Hudson Canyon on ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/25/2017 6:11:00 AM
  • Fishing crew catches biggest shark in New Jersey history
  • BRIELLE, N.J. (AP) — A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history. The boat's crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area known ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 7/25/2017 3:44:00 AM
  • Fishing crew reels in 926-pound Mako in New Jersey’s biggest shark catch
  • BRIELLE, NEW JERSEY – A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area ...
  • Japan Times
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  • 7/25/2017 3:00:00 AM
  • New Jersey's biggest shark catch: fishing crew reels in 12ft, 926lb mako
  • A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 12ft, 926lb shortfin mako shark, which officials say is the biggest shark catch in the history of the state. The crew was fishing about 100 miles off the coast in an area known as the Hudson Canyon on Saturday.
  • The Guardian
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  • 7/24/2017 11:38:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound Mako shark off New Jersey coast
  • BRIELLE, N.J. | A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the coast in an area known as Hudson Canyon on ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 7/24/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches record 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast
  • BRIELLE — A fishing crew in New Jersey reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history. The boat's crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area known as Hudson ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 7/24/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark in New Jersey
  • BRIELLE, N.J. – A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area known ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 7/24/2017 9:05:00 PM
  • Fishing crew sets new N.J. record with 926-pound Mako shark catch
  • A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history. The Jenny Lee Sportfishing crew, captained by Kevin Gerrity and Dave Bender, was fishing about 100 miles
  • NewsWorks
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  • 7/24/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • 926-Pound Shark Sets New State Fishing Record
  • BRIELLE, N.J. (AP) – A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area ...
  • CBS St. Louis
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  • 7/24/2017 6:15:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark in New Jersey
  • BRIELLE, N.J. — A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. The boat’s crew was fishing about 100 miles off the state coast in an area known ...
  • FOX 6 Now
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  • 7/24/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • Fishing crew catches biggest shark in New Jersey history
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  • heraldcourier.com
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  • 7/24/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Nearly 1,000-Pound Shark Caught In New Jersey To Possibly Break Record
  • A New Jersey fishing crew caught a 926-pound mako shark Saturday about 100 miles off the New Jersey Coast, possibly the largest shark caught in New Jersey history, reported NJ.com Saturday. The Jenny Lee fishing boat crew set out on Friday for an overnight
  • International Business Times
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  • 7/24/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • Did a fishing crew catch the biggest shark in state history?
  • BRIELLE -- A fishing boat named the Jenny Lee caught a 926-pound Mako shark Saturday morning and it could be the largest shark catch in New Jersey history. The crew was fishing 100 miles off of the coast of New Jersey in an area known as Hudson Canyon.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 7/23/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • NJ fishing crew reels in monstrous shark to possibly set new state record
  • A fishing crew reeled in a 926-pound shark on Saturday off the New Jersey coast, possibly the largest shark catch in the state's history. The crew on the fishing boat named the Jenny Lee caught the Mako shark while fishing in Hudson Canyon, about 100 miles
  • FOX News
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  • 7/23/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • New Jersey Brothers Drown While Fishing in South Jersey Lake
  • Two brothers who were fishing drowned in a South Jersey lake Wednesday night after one had trouble swimming and the other tried to save him, officials said. “They were close. They were really close,” Danny Cabrera, a friend of the victims, told NBC10.
  • NBC Philadelphia
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  • 7/21/2017 12:11:00 AM
  • Feds defend decision to deny flounder fishing order
  • The regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission announced last month it had found New Jersey out of compliance with management of the fishery. But Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross disagreed, and did not sign off on a ruling that could've forced
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 7/19/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • Government defends decision to deny flounder fishing order
  • The regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission announced last month it had found New Jersey out of compliance with management of its fishery. But Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross disagreed and did not sign off on a ruling that could've forced
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 7/18/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • Group: Trump official's fish ruling could harm conservation
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing managers say a row with an appointee of President Donald Trump's administration over the regulation of flounder fishing off New Jersey jeopardizes conservation of marine species all along the East Coast.
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 7/17/2017 4:03:00 PM

New Jersey Guides/Outfitters

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New Jersey Fishing Clubs

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