Fishing & Hunting
When people think of fishing and hunting, they usually associate it with the South or West. In reality, however, New Jersey is a great place to indulge in those hobbies. For people interested in getting the licenses required to partake in these American traditions, we offer both hunting and fishing licenses to those who meet state law requirements. We also renew expired licenses. Just ask one of our cashiers to assist you and we’ll get you on your way.
Why Fish in New Jersey?
Fishing is a classic hobby that has been a part of American culture for centuries, in part because it can serve many roles depending on how you enjoy experiencing it. Some prefer to go out alone, fishing rod in hand, and relax, while others enjoy the sporting elements of the hobby. New Jersey has waters that serve both parties perfectly, making it a great spot to fall in love with fishing.
According to the NJDFW website, New Jersey has more than 400 publicly accessible lakes, ponds and reservoirs for available! From big game fishing to an afternoon of leisure, there’s bound to be waters near you that will offer the experience you’re looking for.
Lakes Near Us?
The Cooper River Park, located right here in Camden County, is a great place to go fish. The lake is loaded with cool fish, include Black Crappies, Largemouth Bass, Carp and Catfish. Blackwood Lake is another popular location, as it offers largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish. Many fishermen have success there, so it’s definitely worth checking out! You can also check out Penbryn Pond and Oak Pond for other locations.
Hunting in New Jersey
New Jersey has over 500,000 acres of state-owned public space, providing a wide range of environments for hunters. You can hunt deer, turkey, geese, ducks, pheasants and many other species. This makes hunting in New Jersey a unique experience, because there are so many different ways to partake.
You can read the state rules and regulations on hunting and fishing here.