Best New Jersey Fishing Lakes
Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in NJ.
Lake Hopatcong, Manasquan Reservoir, Merrill Creek Reservoir, Monksville Reservoir and Round Valley Reservoir are the most popular places for fishing in New Jersey, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.
Best Bass Lakes
Popular Catfish Lakes
Top Crappie Lakes
Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes
Greenwood Lake, Lake Hopatcong, Manasquan Reservoir, Merrill Creek Reservoir, Monksville Reservoir and Round Valley Reservoir are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...
Best Walleye Lakes
Popular Trout Lakes
Top Striper Lakes
Favorite Salmon Lakes
Lake Aeroflex, Tilcon Lake and Wawayanda Lake are the primary lakes for landlocked sockeye salmon fishing. More...
Visit the New Jersey fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the New Jersey map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in NJ at many of the most popular lakes in the state.