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Home > New Jersey > Fishing > Where to Fish in New Jersey > Rahway River Fishing
Learn about fishing New Jersey's Rahway River to fish for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, channel catfish, and trout. Best fishing spots along the river, when to go, and which freshwater baits or lures to use.
The Rahway River runs for 24 miles through Essex, Middlesex and Union counties. There are plenty of public access points for bank fishing at places such as Nomahegan Park, Rahway River Park, and Springfield Park.
You will want to learn about some of the different freshwater fish species that inhabit the river. Once you know more about the Rahway River fish species you might catch, you can make good decisions on the type of tackle and baits or lures to bring along on your trip.
Now that you know more about one of the closest New Jersey fishing spots to downtown Newark, buy your fishing license online and check the state regulations for freshwater fishing in New Jersey.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
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