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Where to Fish

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Amazing Fishing Opportunities

With over 200 miles of coastline stretching from Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook to Cape May and Delaware Bay, New Jersey provides unparalleled opportunities for enjoying our marine resources. From blue claws to striped bass, from surf fishing to deep artificial reefs, our marine waters offer an outstanding variety of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.

VISIT THE SALTWATER FISHING EXPLORER

Find out more about the Artificial Reef Locations and Public Fishing Access Sites.

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Party and Charter Boat Directory

Party and charter boat businesses can voluntarily sign up to be represented in a Directory managed by NJ Fish & Wildlife. Find more information and sign up at the link below to become part of the Directory.

frequently asked questions

No, but you have to be registered with NJ’s Saltwater Recreational Registry Program which can only be done online. Click here for more information.
Saltwater Registrations are only available online. Click here to register.
Saltwater Registrations are free.
Check out our website for available programs and articles, or visit your local bait and tackle shop for advice.
Yes, everyone ages 16 and above must register.

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Last Update: October 4th, 2022