‘Free Fishing Days’ This Weekend in New Jersey
New Jersey’s annual “Free Fishing Days” are this Saturday and Sunday. Here’s your chance to sample the state’s public waterways without a license or a trout stamp.
“Free Fishing Days in New Jersey…offer something for everyone”, according to State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D., Gloucester). ” I encourage all our residents to head out and enjoy our parks and forests.”
An annual fishing license for state residents, ages 16 to 64 costs $22.50; non-residents pay $34. A license for seniors age 64-69 is $12.50. A trout stamp is $10.50 for residents and $ $20 for non-residents. Trout fishing in New Jersey requires a license and a stamp.
Get more information on fishing in NJ. by visiting the Division of Fish and Wildlife.