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Fish for smallmouth and largemouth bass in NJ.

Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Garden State. Major lakes in New Jersey, including Clinton Reservoir, Farrington Lake, Greenwood Lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Musconetcong, Manasquan Reservoir, Merrill Creek Reservoir, Monksville Reservoir, Oak Ridge Reservoir, Round Valley Reservoir, Spruce Run Reservoir, Swartswood Lake, Union Lake and Wanaque Reservoir all have healthy populations of bass. Many smaller lakes, ponds and some rivers also contain bass.

Fishing for bass In New Jersey

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth bass

World record: 22 lbs 4 oz

State Record: 10 lbs 14 oz

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass

World record: 11 lbs 15 oz

State Record: 7 lbs 2 oz

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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For New Jersey

When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.

New Jersey State Record Bass

The state record largemouth bass was caught from Menantico Sand Wash Pond.

The state record smallmouth bass came from Round Valley Reservoir.

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