Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

Species Caught Here:
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Striped Bass
Rock Bass
Brown Trout
Brook Trout
Northern Pike
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass
Rainbow Trout
Smallmouth Bass

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

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