Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

Species Caught Here:
Crappie
Brook Trout
Catfish
Sunfish
Perch
Striped Bass
Brown Trout
Rock Bass
Green Sunfish
Pickerel
Rainbow Trout
Northern Pike
Bream
Bluegill
Sucker
Bullhead
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Largemouth Bass
Carp
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 crappie, brook trout, catfish, sunfish, perch, striped bass, brown trout, rock bass, green sunfish, pickerel, rainbow trout, northern pike, bream, bluegill, sucker, bullhead, pumpkinseed sunfish, largemouth bass, carp and smallmouth bass 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 Fishawack, Passaick River and Pasaick 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.