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New Jersey Saltwater Recreational Registry Program

ATTENTION: Saltwater Anglers

Register because you make a difference! FREE. EASY. REQUIRED. The saltwater registry acts as a current contact list for mail and telephone surveys. 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 2020, the NJSRRP had 162,544 individual registrants and 705 for-hire vessels. Nearly 71% of individuals were New Jersey residents, totaling 115,322. Individuals registered from all 50 U.S. states and more than 30 countries. The pie chart shows the greatest number of NJSRRP participants from states other than New Jersey. Anglers are reminded that registrations expire at the end of each calendar year and must be renewed annually. For more information on the NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program and to register, visit