New Jersey Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Charters

New Jersey Fishing Reports

  "I’m new to the area. Checked Middlesbrough reservoir on the map and was..." Middlesex Reservoir Dam

  "I lived across the street from Laurel Lake for almost 30 years I caught..." Laurel Lake

  "Caught some bass here, plenty of bluegills also...." Lake Pachoango

  "Small fluke, bluefish and perch this week - they are running up the..." Beaverdam Creek

New Jersey Fishing

New Jersey Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, and Fishing Spots
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New Jersey Fishing Licenses

Join us as we discuss the New Jersey Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

About New Jersey Fishing was built for the outdoors-men and -women using a crowd sourcing model whereby we leave the local knowledge to the locals. Make edits, update details, share reports, and record your catches with photos, locations, and much more. Share your passion with your fellow outdoorsmen.

Fishing in the state of New Jersey, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 3,545 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Hughes Lake, Spruce Run Reservoir and Elizabeth River. Fish for Flathead Catfish, Muskie or Rainbow Trout or one of the other 31 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.

Fish Species Found in New Jersey

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Pickerel,  Perch,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Catfish,  Brown Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,   and 64 more

Bodies of Water in New Jersey

362 Lakes

1,388 Rivers and Streams

698 Reservoirs

1,097 other