Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

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

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