Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Pompton Lakes

4.8

Passaic County, NJ

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 22 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Pompton Lakes, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Passaic 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 Pompton Lakes.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Pompton Lakes.

Amenities

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Pompton Lakes Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Pompton Lakes, NJ

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Pompton Lakes to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New Jersey.

There are countless Pompton Lakes 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 Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Walleye, Muskellunge, Northern pike, Yellow perch, White perch and others, as of May 24, 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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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Smallmouth bass

Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Walleye

Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to February 28; from May 01, to December 31

Bag limit

3

Min size

18"

Measurement

Total length

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Muskellunge

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Min size

40"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Pompton Lakes. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Pompton Lakes you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Pompton Lakes.

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Fishing Spots Near the Pompton Lakes

Must visit the following nearest Pompton Lakes fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Bronx, NY

3 hot spots

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New York County, NY

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7 hot spots

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New York County, NY

10 hot spots

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Sussex County, NJ

7 hot spots

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Westchester County, NY

7 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Pompton Lakes

  • Pop-R's are good for pike fishing at Pompton Lakes.
  • Using live or Senko worms might help you to catch a decent-sized smallmouth bass.

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