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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch, chain pickerel, muskie and tiger muskie at Greenwood Lake in New Jersey.

Greenwood Lake, NJ

Hundreds of boat docks line the banks of Greenwood Lake, a 1,900-acre lake on the northern border of the state. Half of the lake resides in NY, half in NJ. There is nearly 70 miles of shoreline for fishing enthusiasts to explore.

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Greenwood Lake, located on the border of New Jersey and New York, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a variety of fish species and outdoor recreational activities. The lake offers abundant opportunities for anglers to enjoy a productive day on the water.

Greenwood Lake is known for its diverse fish population, with several popular species attracting anglers. One of the most sought-after fish in the lake is the largemouth bass. Anglers can find both quality-sized largemouth bass and impressive numbers of smaller fish, providing an exciting bass fishing experience. Additionally, the lake is home to other popular species such as smallmouth bass, pickerel, yellow perch, and catfish.

It's worth noting that Greenwood Lake is a shared waterbody between New Jersey and New York, and anglers must be aware of and adhere to the fishing regulations of the respective state they are fishing in.

Overall, Greenwood Lake in New Jersey offers a fantastic fishing experience with a variety of popular fish species, boating opportunities, and nearby camping facilities. Whether you are an experienced angler or a novice, this beautiful lake provides ample opportunities to enjoy a memorable fishing adventure in a scenic and tranquil setting.

Marinas, boat launch ramps, convenience stores, dining and boat rental are all conveniently located at or close by the lake.

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Primary fish species residing in Greenwood Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Yellow Perch Chain pickerel Muskie Tiger Muskie

Greenwood Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a common activity on Greenwood Lake, with boaters enjoying the serene waters and picturesque surroundings. Anglers can take advantage of the lake's ample boat launches and enjoy the flexibility of exploring different fishing spots. Whether you prefer trolling, casting, or drifting, there are plenty of opportunities to test your angling skills and target your favorite fish species.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Greenwood Lake Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
973 506-4876

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Browns Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Greenwood Lake Turnpike, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with no parking.

Lake Avenue Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Lake Avenue, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with no parking.

South Shore Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Greenwood Lake Turnpike, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and no parking.


Greenwood Lake Marina & Boat Club
538 Lakeside Rd
Hewitt, NJ 07421
973 728-9100

Greenwood Small Craft Marina
240 Lakeside Rd #2855
Hewitt, NJ 07421
973 728-9666

Click here for a New Jersey Fishing License.

Camping is also available around Greenwood Lake, providing the perfect opportunity for anglers to extend their fishing trips and immerse themselves in the outdoor experience. Several campgrounds in the surrounding area offer camping facilities with access to the lake, allowing anglers to combine their love for fishing with the enjoyment of camping under the stars.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Camp Wyanokie Campground - 973 200-5590

Greenwood Lake NJ Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Greenwood Lake
South Shore Marina
1880 Greenwood Lake Turnpike
Hewitt, NJ 07421
973 728-1681


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