Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

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

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 northern pike, brown trout, brook trout, catfish, rock bass, striped bass, crappie, sucker, carp, rainbow trout, bream, bluegill, pickerel, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, perch, sunfish, green sunfish, bullhead and pumpkinseed sunfish here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning 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 Pissawack River, Pasaick River and Fishawack. 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.