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Parks              Drive               Bridges               Fishing                Boating

 

 

 

Fishing the Passaic River

 

If you can please donate a little time or money to the organizations on the right
who work to clean the Passaic River and its' tributaries.

 

      Fish Stocking Affected By Hatchery Disease - April 4, 2014 - NorthJersey.com


      Hatchery To Destroy 114,000 Diseased Trout - March 19, 2014 - NorthJersey.com

 

 

      NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife

      NJDEP Freshwater Fishing

      NJDEP Fishing Close To Home Brochures (pdf)

      NJDEP 2014 Spring Trout Fishing Information

      NJDEP Trout Fishing Access Locations

      NJDEP Places To Fish


      NJDEP Consumption Advisories 2013 (pdf)


 

Fish In The Passaic River And Tributaries Above Dundee Dam  ( See Consumption Advisories )

 

     American Eel

          American Eel / Anguilla rostrata - Wikipedia

     Largemouth Bass

          Largemouth Bass - NJDFW

          Largemouth Bass / Micropterus salmoides - Wikipedia

     Smallmouth Bass

          Smallmouth Bass - NJDFW

          Smallmouth Bass / Micropterus dolomieu - Wikipedia

          Bass Fishing Basics For Beginners - BassResource.com

     Brown Bullhead Catfish

          Brown Bullhead - NJDFW

          Brown Bullhead Catfish / Ameiurus nebulosus - Wikipedia

     Channel Catfish

          Channel Catfish - NJDFW

          Channel Catfish / Ictalurus punctatus - Wikipedia

     White Catfish

          White Catfish - NJDFW

          White Catfish / Ictalurus catus - Wikipedia


     Yellow Bullhead Catfish

          Yellow Bullhead Catfish / Ameiurus natalis - Wikipedia

     Carp

          Carp - NJDFW

          Common Carp / Cyprinus carpio - Wikipedia

          Grass Carp / Ctenopharyngodon idella - Wikipedia

     Black Crappie   (Greenwood Lake)

          Black Crappie - NJDFW

          Black Crappie / Pomoxis nigromaculatus - Wikipedia

     Inland Silverside

          Inland Silverside / Menidia beryllina - Wikipedia

     Muskellunge   (Greenwood Lake, Monksville Reservoir)

          Muskellunge - NJDFW

          Muskellunge / Esox masquinongy - Wilipedia


     Northern Pike - (stocked from Chatham to Elmwood Park)

          Northern Pike - NJDFW

          Northern Pike / Esox lucius - Wikipedia

          Passaic River Northern Pike Program - NJDFW

          A Basic Guide To Catching Northern Pike - April 30, 2006 - Field & Stream

     Perch

          White Perch / Morone americana - Wikipedia

     Shad

          American Shad - NJDFW

          American Gizzard Shad / Dorosoma cepedianum - Wikipedia


     White Suckers

          White Sucker / Catostomus commersonii - Wikipedia

     Sunfish

          Bluegill Sunfish / Lepomis macrochirus - Wikipedia

          Green Sunfish / Lepomis cyanellus - Wikipedia

          Pumpkinseed Sunfish / Lepomis gibbosus - Wikipedia

          Redear Sunfish / Lepomis microlophus - Wikipedia

          Sunfish - NJDFW

     Trout - (stocked in locations)

          Brook Trout / Salvelinus fontinalis - Wikipedia

          Rainbow Trout / Oncorhynchus mykiss - Wikipedia

          Wild Trout - NJDEP

          NJ Trout Fishing Information - NJDFW

          Catch Trout With Tried And Proven Tips - April 29, 2012 - HowToCatchTrout.org

 

     Fish Found In The Tidal Passaic River Below The Dundee Dam    ( Not Consumable )


     Striped Bass

          Striped Bass / Morone saxatilis - Wikipedia

     Bluefish

          Bluefish / Pomatomus saltatrix - Wikipedia

     Crabs

          Blue Crab / Callinectes sapidus - Wikipedia

     Flounder

          Summer Flounder / Paralichthys dentatus - Wikipedia

     Hake

          Spotted Hake / Urophycis regius - Gulf of Maine Research Institute

     Herring

          Blueback Herring / Alosa aestivalis - Wikipedia

          Atlantic Menhaden / Brevoortia tyrannus - Wikipedia

     Killfish

          Striped Killifish (or Mummichog) / Fundulus majalis - Wikipedia

     Weakfish

          Weakfish / Cynoscion regalis - Wikipedia

 

 

Other Water Dependant Wildlife In and Around the Passaic River

          American Bullfrog / Rana catesbeiana - Wikipedia

          River Clam

          Crayfish - Wikipedia

          Muskrat / Ondatra zibethicus - Wikipedia

          Painted Turtle / Chrysemys picta - Wikipedia

          Common Snapping Turtle / Chelydra serpentina - Wikipedia

          Great Blue Heron / Ardea herodias - Wikipedia

          Common Merganser / Mergus merganser - Wikipedia

          Hooded Merganser / Lophodytes cucullatus - Wikipedia


          Red-Breasted Merganser /Mergus serrator - Wikipedia

          Double-Crested Cormorant / Phalacrocorax auritus - Wikipedia

          Mallard / Anas platyrhynchos - Wikipedia


          Wood Duck / Aix sponsa - Wikipedia


          Lesser Scaup / Aythya affinis - Wikipedia


          American Coot / Fulica americana - Wikipedia


          Pied-Billed Grebe / Podilymbus podiceps - Wikipedia

 

     Local Fishing & Tackle Stores


          C & N Sports Shop
          132 Pacific Street
          Newark, NJ 07105
          973.344.7800

          Dover Sport Center
          242 Route 46 East
          Dover, NJ 07801
          973.366.3133

          Fairfield Fishing Tackle / Newark Sinker
          101 Route 46 East, Suite 128
          Pine Brook, NJ 07058
          973.575.1972

          Franks Tackle
          81 Ringwood Avenue
          Wanaque, NJ 07465
          973.835.2966

          Kayak Fishing Store
          125 Clinton Road
          Fairfield, NJ 07004
          973.227.3251

          Meltzers Sporting Goods
          118 Outwater Lane
          Garfield, NJ 07026
          973.478.7647

          Ramsey Outdoor - Ramsey
          835 Route 17 South
          Ramsey, NJ 07446
          201.327.8141 

          Ramsey Outdoor - Succasunna
          Roxbury Mall
          281 Route 10 East
          Succasunna, NJ 07876
          973.584.7798              

          Streams of Dreams
          324 Route 17 North
          Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
          201.934.1138

          Tight Lines Fly Fishing
          372 Route 46 West
          Parsippany, NJ 07054
          973.244.5990

          Totowa Bait & Tackle
          10 Albion Avenue
          Paterson, NJ 07502
          973.956.0825

 

 

     Discussion Boards - ( Search for Passaic River Fishing )


          Stripers Online

          NewJerseyHunter.com

          Garden State Trout

          IceShanty.com

 

     Related Links


          NJFishing.com

          Trout Unlimited - New Jersey State Council

          New Jersey Fish Finder

          Woosamonsa Outdoor Guide

          Fishing Report Now

          New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

          Boat Ramps

          Salmon In The Passaic?

          The Fairlawn / Paterson Fish Weir

          100 Trout Recipes - Foodnetwork.com

 


 

 

 

 

 

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