New Jersey Fish Species

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Common Questions


What are the biggest fish in NJ?

In New Jersey's rich coastal waters, some of the biggest fish you can encounter are Tuna, Marlin, and Swordfish. When fishing with Captain James at Side Job Sportfishing, you have the opportunity to target these impressive and powerful species. With his expertise and guidance, you'll have a chance to reel in these giants, creating unforgettable memories and exciting stories to share with fellow anglers.


What fish can you catch and eat in NJ?

New Jersey offers a bounty of fish that are not only catchable but delicious to eat. With Captain James and Side Job Sportfishing, you can catch and savor a variety of species, including Flounder, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, and Tuna, all of which make for fantastic seafood dining. Captain James can guide you to the best spots to catch these delectable fish, ensuring a memorable and tasty experience on your fishing trip in New Jersey.


What is the biggest tuna in NJ?

The biggest Tuna you can find in New Jersey waters can reach impressive sizes, with Bluefin Tuna being known to grow up to 1,000 pounds or more. Captain James at Side Job Sportfishing is experienced in Tuna fishing and can help you target these incredible giants during your fishing adventure in NJ.


A Side Job Sportfishing targets the top New Jersey fish species including Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Mahi-Mahi, Swordfish, Southern Flounder, Striped Bass, Sea Bass, Black Sea Bass, Tautog. We primarily fish in the New Jersey.