Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Delaware River

4.5

Philadelphia County, PA

Place public
Water Brackish
Depth 113 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Delaware River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Philadelphia County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Delaware River.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Delaware River.

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Delaware River Fishing Map

Explore the Delaware River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 39°56'02.7"N 75°08'08.0"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Delaware River, PA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Delaware River to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Pennsylvania.

There are countless Delaware River fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Striped bass, Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, Muskellunge, Brown trout, Walleye, Yellow perch and others, as of June 20, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Striped bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

2

Min size

20"

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Open from January 1 to April 17; from November 1 to December 31; from June 13 to October 31

Bag limit

4-6

Min size

12" - 15"

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Channel catfish

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

50

Min size

No

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Muskellunge

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Min size

40"

Above are just a few of the species found in Delaware River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Delaware River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 19 species of fish in Delaware River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Delaware River

Must visit the following nearest Delaware River fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.5

Philadelphia County, PA

8 hot spots

4.8

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.2

Salem County, NJ

6 hot spots

4.3

Chester County, PA

7 hot spots

4.7

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.8

Cumberland County, NJ

9 hot spots

4.2

Ocean County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.7

Ocean County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.5

Cumberland County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.3

Northampton County, PA

6 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Delaware River

  • Live minnows and a swimbait jig will help you to catch a good-sized smallmouth bass in the Delaware River.
  • Try to use a P-Line Sunrise Squid for summer flounder.
  • A Rapala X-Rap Magnum is a good lure for striped bass in the Delaware River.

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