Passaic River

Details

Location:
Jersey City, NJ
United States United States
Coordinates:
40.73061, -74.03481
Distance:
80 Miles
Description:

The Passaic River is a mature surface river, approximately 80 mi (129 km) long,in northern New Jersey in the United States. The river in its upper course flows in a highly circuitous route, meandering through the swamp lowlands between the ridge hills of rural and suburban northern New Jersey, called the Great Swamp, draining much of the northern portion of the state through its tributaries. In its lower portion, it flows through the most urbanized and industrialized areas of the state, including along downtown Newark. The lower river suffered from severe pollution and industrial abandonment in the twentieth century.

Cover/Structure:

Brush, inlets, coves, submerged timber and riprap, holes.

Spot Access:
Parking (car/truck), Cartop boat launching area, Shore fishing access, Camping, Restrooms, Fly Fishing, Wading, Floating
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Photos

Map

Map for 40.73061, -74.03481
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Carpcommon-219-fwsw

Carp, Common (Cyprinus Carpio)

Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Northernpike-240-fwsw

Northern Pike (Esox lucius)

Freshwater
Yellowperch-240-fw

Perch, Yellow (Perca flavescens)

Freshwater
Chainpickerel-240-fw

Pickerel, Chain (Esox niger)

Freshwater
Redearsunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Redear (Lepomis microlophus)

Freshwater
Brooktrout-240-fw

Trout, Brook (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Freshwater
Browntrout-240-fw

Trout, Brown (Salmo trutta)

Freshwater
Fish_1116236325_speid54

Trout, Steelhead (Rainbow) (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Walleye-240-fw

Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum)

Freshwater

Guides

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Jersey City, NJ, United States United States

Lodges

There are no lodges specified for this fishing spot.

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.