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The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available!
To view the new guide, please download the pdf
. Check back in the coming days as we work to put up the new 2014 website.
Below is content from the 2013 guide.
Highlights of Changes
- The limit for striped bass is 5 per day. Exceptions are listed in the Special Area Regulations Lakes section.
- The minimum length requirement for largemouth bass has been eliminated.
- All striped bass less than 20 inches in length must be returned to the water immediately.
- The limit for hybrid striped bass is 20 per day, and only 5 may be longer than 20 inches.
- For all ponds and lakes, any largemouth or smallmouth bass less than 14 inches in length must be returned to the water immediately.
- Medicine Creek has been designated a trout fishing area from Gondola Lake dam south to the State Highway 49 bridge. Quartz Mountain Nature Park is no longer a designated trout fishing area.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.
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