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Where to Fish Near Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA

Where to Fish Near Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA

Portions of the canal at the Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park is stocked with trout each Spring, and fishing is permitted the entire length of the canal. Bass, sunfish, catfish, perch and pickerel can be found year round. Fishing is subject to New Jersey Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife regulations. Access for fishing in the Delaware River is available at several locations, and can be easily accessed at many points along the canal, including the boat launch areas. American Shad and Rainbow Trout can be found in the river, among other fish.

You can fish in the Delaware & Raritan Canal at Fireman’s Eddy, across from Big Bear Gear. You can also access the Delaware River here.

Many areas in New Jersey are stocked with trout each season, and a list is maintained by the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife

At Ralph Stover State Park in Pennsylvania, you can fish in Tohickon Creek for smallmouth bass, sunfish, carp, and catfish. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply.

You can buy live bait. at Big Bear Gear to start your fishing adventure.