Passaic River Fishing near Jersey City, New Jersey

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Details for Passaic River

Species Caught Here:
Striped Bass
Rock Bass
Largemouth Bass
Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout
Northern Pike
Smallmouth Bass
Brook Trout
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Green 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 striped bass, pickerel, perch, rock bass, largemouth bass, brown trout, bream, bluegill, rainbow trout, northern pike, smallmouth bass, sunfish, bullhead, carp, sucker, brook trout, crappie, catfish, pumpkinseed sunfish and green sunfish here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning 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 Fishawack, Pasaik River and Pissawack 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.