Free Fishing Day – New Jersey

Fishing has never been better in New Jersey! Find out for yourself on this year’s second Free Fishing Day Saturday, October 23. On this day, resident anglers can enjoy some of the finest freshwater fishing in the Northeast without needing to purchase a license or a trout stamp.

Free Fishing Days provide the perfect opportunity for families and friends to discover the simple pleasures of fishing and enjoying time together in the outdoors. New Jersey offers every type of fishing for every level of angler so this is a great opportunity to introduce, or reintroduce, a friend or family member to the many joys of fishing!

While no license or trout stamp is required, other regulations, including size and daily catch limits remain in effect.