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State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Click on the Lake I Fish
See advisories for the lake you fish.

Click on the Fish I Catch
Advisories for the fish I catch

Marine Advisories
Marine Specific Advisories

Eating Fish is Healthy
Why is Fish Healthy for You?

Prepare\Cook Fish & Shellfish
How can I prepare and cook fish in a healthy way?

Click on the waterbody under the fish to see the advisory.

Not all waterbodies have been issued individual advisories.
For waterbodies not listed below follow the statewide advisories.


Hybrid Bass

Cranberry Lake @ Byram
• Lower Delaware River - Tidal Section
Spruce Run

Striped Bass

• Barnegat Bay
Columbia Lake
• Delaware Estuary
• Delaware River
Mantua Creek
• Raritan Bay Complex
• Statewide Estuarine & Marine Waters
• Hudson River
• Newark Bay Complex

Rock Bass

Clinton Reservoir
Jersey City Reservoir
Pompton River
Ramapo River
• Raritan River
• Rockaway River
Sheppards Lake

Smallmouth Bass

• Delaware River
Jersey City Reservoir
Lake Tappan
Lamington River
Merrill Creek Reservoir
Monksville Reservoir
Oradell Reservoir
Ramapo River
• Raritan River
Spruce Run Reservoir
• Statewide Freshwater
Swartswood Lake
Wanaque Reservoir

Largemouth Bass
Assunpink Lake
Atlantic City Reservoir
Batsto Lake
Butterfly Bogs Pond
Canistear Reservoir
Catfish Pond
Cedar Lake
Cedarville Ponds
Clementon Lake
Columbia Lake
Cranberry Lake
Davidson Mill Pond
• Delaware-Raritan Canal
DeVoe Lake
Double Trouble Lake
East Creek Pond
Echo Lake Reservoir
Farrington Lake
Green Turtle Pond
Grovers Mill Pond
Hainsville Pond
Harrisville Lake
Horicon Lake
Lake Aeroflex
Lake Carasaljo
Lake Hopatcong
Lake Manahawkin
Lake Musconetcong
Lake Nummy
Lake Oswego
Lefferts Lake
Lenape Lake
Little Swartswood Lake
Malaga Lake
Manasquan Reservoir
Maskells Mill Lake
Mirror Lake
Monksville Reservoir
Mullica River - Green Bank to Batsto
New Brooklyn Lake
Oak Ridge Reservoir
Parvin Lake
• Pinelands Region Freshwater
• Rockaway River
Shenandoah Lake
Speedwell Lake
Splitrock Reservoir
Stafford Forge Main Line
• Statewide Freshwater
Steenykill Lake
Success Lake
• Swartswood La
Toms River - Ridgeway Branch
Union Lake
Wading River
Wanaque Reservoir
Wawayanda Lake
Weston Mill Pond
White Lake
Whitesbog Pond
Willow Grove Lake
Wilson Lake

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Office Location:
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Trenton, NJ 08625

Phone: (609) 984-6070
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Last Updated: July 3, 2013