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New Jersey

Saltwater Fishing

Online Map Services

New Jersey Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Fish and Wildlife Information Systems develops and maintains geographic information systems (GIS) data, produces web mapping applications and provides GIS/IT assistance to support fish and wildlife management throughout New Jersey. Below is a listing of the public-facing online interactive mapping tools that allow access to spatial information, and in some cases, the ability to submit data or observations directly to Fish and Wildlife.

License Agent Locator

Displays locations of NJDEP-authorized fishing and hunting license agents: nj.gov/dep/dfwlicenseagents

Marine Protected Wildlife Reporter

A citizen science application to submit observations of protected marine wildlife to Fish and Wildlife for various conservation projects: nj.gov/dep/njmarinewildlife

NJ Hunting & Trapping Explorer

Helps users plan hunting outings and navigate in the field. Includes interactive maps of hunting and trapping zones for multiple wildlife species plus seasons, regulations and harvest statistics: NJFishandWildlife.com/hunt

Recreational Saltwater Volunteer Angler Survey

A voluntary survey to collect information on catch and effort from recreational fishing trips in state marine and estuarine waters and surrounding areas. An update to the former web-based survey, this application is optimized for mobile and desktop use: nj.gov/dep/marineanglersurvey

Sedge Island Living Shoreline

Overview of the Sedge Island Education Center, the need for a living shoreline at the island, and Fish and Wildlife’s 2019 installation process: nj.gov/dep/livingshoreline

New Jersey Seafood Finder

Displays seafood markets, wholesale distributors, delivery or pick-up businesses and restaurants selling seafood products that have been landed, grown or harvested in New Jersey and are available for sale to the public: nj.gov/dep/njseafood

Artificial Reef Web Map Application
(Application under development.)

Displays locations and background data on New Jersey’s artificial reef sites.

With this innovative communications platform, New Jersey Fish and Wildlife shares information with its partners, educates the public and advances conservation in a new and engaging manner.