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Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Fish for:
  • Pumpkinseed Sunfish
  • Rock Bass
  • Sunfish
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Green Sunfish
  • Brown Trout
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Crappie
  • Perch
  • Bream
  • Bluegill
  • Pickerel
  • Carp
  • Bullhead
  • Northern Pike
  • Sucker
  • Brook Trout
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Catfish
  • Striped Bass
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: New Jersey Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Passaic River

Fishing Times for Passaic River near Jersey City, NJ

Best Fishing Times
4:53AM to 6:53AM

Alternate Fishing Times
10:30AM to 12:30PM

Fishing Passaic River, NJ on 4/19/2015 will be best from 4:53AM through 6:53AM. If that time won’t work for you, 10:30AM to 12:30PM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.

Weather for Passaic River

Current Temp: 51.99
Max Temp: 51.99
Min Temp: 51.99
Outside: clear sky
Wind: Gentle Breeze
Wind Speed: 5.23
Wind Direction: NorthEast
Humidity: 35
Pressure: 1023.15
Sunrise: 6:10 AM
Sunset: 7:40 PM

1 Fishing Reports for Passaic River - Jersey City, New Jersey

5/9/2012 2:40 PM

Fishing Tips for Passaic River

Time is an amazing thing. It was just a few years ago that the Passaic River was one of the top 10 most polluted rivers in the US. Now the stretch near Jockey Hollow in Mendham the water quality is so much better now it is in part of the Wild Tout Program. As you might guess the trout fishing in this part of the river is good. You can only use artificial lures here. Therefore tiny spinners, streamers, nymphs, small crankbaits, live bait (minnows, corn, salmon eggs), and tiny spoons work the best. The river below Route 202 until the Dundee Lake section in Patterson is home to leftover trout but smallmouth and largemouth bass take over center stage. Artificial lures such as spinnerbaits, soft plastics, topwaters, and crankbaits work the best. The entire river so far has been home to the best pike in the whole river. Big spoons, jerkbaits, swimbaits, topwaters, and crankbaits are really good pike baits but live fish (dead fish work the best in late fall, early spring, and winter) are the best way to catch pike in the whole river. The heart of Passaic County until you get well into Essex County holds carp and catfish that also provide lots of entertainment to anglers. For catfish try using worms and stinkbait on the bottom after dark. Corn and dough balls also fished on the bottom after dark works very well for carp. From Dundee Lake down to Newark Bay you will find carp, herring, and stripers. You might want to pass up the striper run here though in favor of somewhere better. Most of the stripers here are way below average. If you still want to fish for them try trailing your bait along the bottom. Have Fun Fishing!

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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 pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, sunfish, rainbow trout, green sunfish, brown trout, largemouth bass, crappie, perch, bream, bluegill, pickerel, carp, bullhead, northern pike, sucker, brook trout, smallmouth bass, catfish and striped bass 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 includes Pasaick River, Fishawack and Pasaik River. To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 40.71233 latitude, and -74.11819 longitude into your GPS device. View Passaic River Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!
Passaic River est un ruisseau situé à seulement 2.4 miles de Jersey City, dans le Essex County, dans les état de l'New Jersey, United States, près de Newark, NJ. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris crapet, crapet de roche, la truite arc-en-, crapet vert, la truite brune, achigan à grande bouche, marigane, perche, bream, bluegill, brochet, carpe, barbotte, le grand brochet, ventouse, omble de fontaine, achigan à petite bouche, catfish et bar d'Amérique ici. Que vous soyez pêche à la mouche, filature ou CASTING vos chances d'obtenir une morsure ici sont bonnes. Alors prenez votre canne à pêche à la mouche favorite et la bobine, et partez à Passaic River.

Autres noms pour ce stream comprend Pasaick River, Fishawack et Pasaik River. Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 40.71233 de latitude et de longitude -74.11819 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Passaic River Carte Topographique.

Et s'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier avec les poissons de la faune locale et du service pour assurer le ruisseau est ouvert au public, et que vous avez le permis de pêche obligatoire. Maintenant, ce que vous attendez, vous la pêche!
Passaic River es el corriente situado a 2.4 miles de Jersey City, en Essex County, en los estado de New Jersey, United States, cerca de Newark, NJ. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo pez luna pez sol, bajo de rock, pez luna, trucha arco iris, pez sol, trucha marrón, lobina, tipo de pez, perca, bream, bluegill, lucio joven, carpa, siluro, lucio, ventosa, trucha de arroyo, boca chica graves, catfish y robalo rayado aquí Ya sea que esté la pesca con mosca, hilado o baitcasting sus probabilidades de contraer una picadura de aquí son buenos. Así que coge tu caña favoritos pesca con mosca y carrete, y diríjase a Passaic River.

Suplente nombres para este stream incluye Pasaick Río, Fishawack y Pasaik Río. Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 40.71233 latitud, y -74.11819 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Passaic River.

Y por favor recuerde verificar con el local de Pesca y Vida Silvestre del departamento para garantizar la corriente es abierto al público, y que tiene la licencia de pesca necesario. Ahora, ¿qué estás esperando, consiga la pesca!
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