Fishing is so much more than a sport; it is also a means of catching food.
It can also be a way to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of busy
city life. Fortunately, in New Jersey there are plenty of locations available
for fishing. While these locations may just be a short drive away, they
are so serene that you will feel like it is just you and nature. All you
need is a quick visit to a
sporting goods store to stock up on fishing poles and supplies. While different spots may offer
better fishing for certain types of fish, these selected locations will
quickly become fishing favorites for anyone from beginner to expert.
Holmdel Park Pond
Holmdel Park features over 500 acres of trails, picnic areas, an arboretum,
and—most importantly—a pond for fishing. Located just off
of the Garden State Parkway, this is an easily accessible location for
anyone in New Jersey. The pond is stocked each spring with sunfish, largemouth
bass, catfish, and trout. You will need to obtain a fishing license, but
it is likely you will catch something in this five-acre pond.
Located in Holmdel, New Jersey, Marlu Lake offers exceptional bass fishing.
It is often regarded as one of the top freshwater fishing destinations
in New Jersey.
For another great freshwater fishing option, Navesink River offers eight
miles of majestic fishing. In this river, you will find bluefish, striped
bass, weakfish, and fluke. Optimal times for fishing in the river are
usually during the spring and fall.
Monksville Reservoir offers three miles of fishing within the Long Pond
Ironworks State Park. Notable fish found in the reservoir are muskellunge,
walleye, bass, and trout.
Port Monmouth, Raritan Bay
Port Monmouth, Raritan Bay offers fisherman saltwater fish, making it a
coveted location to catch trophy size bass.
No matter where you decide to cast your fishing pole, make sure you visit
a sporting goods store in Bound Brook to get the best fishing sports gear.
A sporting goods store can also help you find the right fishing accessories.
For all your fishing needs, call
Efinger Sporting Goods at (732) 356-0604.