New Jersey Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Fish Species found in New Jersey

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

Bodies of Water in New Jersey

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

Fishing Hot Spots in New Jersey

  "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

Fishing Spots in New Jersey

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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 Navesink River, Manasquan Inlet and Spruce Run Reservoir. Fish for Sunfish, Bowfin or White Perch 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.