Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Raritan River

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Middlesex County, NJ

Place public
Water Brackish
Depth 24,9 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Raritan River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Middlesex 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 Raritan River.

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

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Raritan River Fishing Map

Explore the Raritan River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 40°28'59.0"N 74°21'19.3"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Raritan River, NJ

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

There are countless Raritan 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, Bluefish, Smallmouth bass, Channel catfish, Summer flounder, Rainbow trout, Largemouth bass 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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Striped bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Max size

31"

Min size

28"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

No Gaff

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Bluefish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

3

Min size

No

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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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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Raritan River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Raritan River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 10 species of fish in Raritan River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Raritan River

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

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Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Raritan River

  • Poppers are productive for striped bass fishing at Raritan River.
  • Striped bass fishing season is open during the period from March 1 to December 31 here.
  • Corn as a bait works great for carp fishing.

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