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The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available!
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Below is content from the 2013 guide.

Border Waters Regulations

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The Statewide Angling Regulations apply to species and waters not listed.

Greenwood Lake (New York/New Jersey Border Water)

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Black Bass

Third Sat. in June through Nov 30

12"

5

December 1 through the Friday preceding the third Sat. in June

Catch and Release only

Walleye

May 1 through last day in Feb

18"

3

Pickerel

All year

15"

5

Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge

All year

36"

1

Channel Catfish

All year

12"

5

Crappie

All year

8"

10

Ice fishing legal for any species during its open season. No more than five tip-ups and two handlines may be used.

Indian Lake (New York/Connecticut Border Water)

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Black Bass

3rd Sat. in April (6 AM) – November 30

12"

6

Pickerel

3rd Sat. in April (6 AM) – March 31

15"

6

Fishing Prohibited From April 1 to 6 AM on the 3rd Saturday in April.

Ice fishing legal for any species during its open season. No more than five tip-ups and two handlines may be used.

Delaware River & West Branch Delaware River (NY/PA Border Water)

Body of Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Delaware River

Trout

1st Saturday after April 11 through Oct 15

14"

1

Oct 16 through the Fri preceding the first Sat after April 11

Catch and Release only

West Branch Delaware River

Trout

1st Sat after April 11 through Oct 15

12"

2

Oct 16 through the Fri preceding the first Sat after April 11

Catch and Release only Artificial lures only

Delaware River & West Branch Delaware River

Black Bass

First Sat after June 11 through Fri preceding the first Sat After April 11

12"

5

From Fri preceding the first Sat after April 11 through Fri preceding the first Sat After June 11

Catch and Release only

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18"

3

Pickerel

All year

12"

5

Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge

All year

40"

1

Striped Bass

All year

28"

2

River Herring* (Alewife and Blueback Herring)

Possession Prohibited

American Shad

All year

Any size

3

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Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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