Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

Species Caught Here:
Striped Bass
Carp
Bullhead
Rock Bass
Largemouth Bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Northern Pike
Brown Trout
Sunfish
Sucker
Brook Trout
Rainbow Trout
Pickerel
Green Sunfish
Bream
Bluegill
Crappie
Smallmouth Bass
Catfish
Perch

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 40.712326 -74.118195

Bodies of Water near Passaic River

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Description for Passaic River, Essex County, New Jersey

Passaic River is a stream located just 2.4 miles from Jersey City, in Essex County, in the state of New Jersey, United States, near Newark, NJ. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including striped bass, carp, bullhead, rock bass, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, northern pike, brown trout, sunfish, sucker, brook trout, rainbow trout, pickerel, green sunfish, bream, bluegill, crappie, smallmouth bass, catfish and perch here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Passaic River. Alternate names for this stream include Fishawack, Pasaick River and Pissawack River. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit New Jersey Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.