New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations New Jersey Saltwater Fishing


ATTENTION: New Jersey Saltwater Anglers

REGISTER. You make a difference! It’s still free, still easy and still required.

The saltwater registry acts as a current contact list for mail and telephone surveys of anglers. Participation in the New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program (NJSRRP) is vital in achieving accurate recreational fishing estimates, helping to ensure healthy fisheries for future generations.

Do your part to help maintain sustainable fisheries and join the thousands of other anglers who have already registered with the New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program.

In 2018, the NJSRRP had 158,489 individual registrants, with just over 69 percent (109,817) being New Jersey residents. Individuals registered from all 50 U.S. states, four U.S. territories and 48 other countries. The pie chart below shows the 15 states with the greatest number of participants (totaling 155,083 individuals) in the NJSRRP.

Anglers must renew annually; registrations expire at the end of each calendar year. For more information on the NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program and to register, visit www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov