New Jersey Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in New Jersey

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Pickerel,  Perch,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Catfish,  Brown Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,   and 62 more

New Jersey Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 362   Rivers/Streams: 1,388   Reservoirs: 698   Others: 1,097   All: 3,545

New Jersey Fishing Reports

  "Catching Large and small mouth Bass,Northern Pike. Bluegill Sunfish and I..." East Lake

  "This place has toads, the biggest being up to 7 pounds. They also have..." Lake George

  "The river seems dead since it's so small but some fish actually live here!..." Elizabeth River

  "Fished off of the banks on Silver Lake Road. Used a bone colored whopper..." Loper Run

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New Jersey Fishing Licenses

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 Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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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 Manasquan Inlet, Spruce Run Reservoir and Elizabeth River. Fish for Sucker, Brown Trout or Brook Trout or one of the other 32 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.