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Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen Go To Club Website

Address: P.O. Box 453, Absecon, NJ 08201
Contact: (pending)
Phone: (pending)
Email: http://abseconsaltwater.com/contact/
As an organized charity that promotes both natural resource and fishing education along with drug and alcohol abuse awareness, the Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen are involved in six youth fishing / education events yearly. Getting kids hooked on fishing, not on drugs.

Association of Surf Anglers Go To Club Website

Address: (pending)
Contact: A.S.A.C. Secretary
Phone: (pending)
Email: secretary@asaconline.org
Welcome to the home of A.S.A.C., the Association of Surf Angling Clubs. From here you will be able to view all of our tournament schedules, surf fishing team information, articles, winning team rosters and links to surf fishing throughout the United States. Since 1948, the Association has played a major leadership role in the conservation field, especially in the state of New Jersey where the majority of its member clubs are located.

Atco Hookers Fishing Club

Meeting Location: Alpha Gun Club
Address: ??, Atco, NJ 08004

Mailing Address (if diff):
Address: PO Box 142, Atco, NJ 08004
Contact Name: Ralph Simone
Email: rsimone2004@comcast.net
Phone: 609-561-7840
Atco Hookers Fishing Club was founded in 1980 for saltwater fishermen to get together and friendly compete in fishing tourneys and have fun,and get people on boats with other club members.We have an annual banquet in February where prizes are awarded for largest fish in 5 categories.Meetings are at the Alpha Gun Club,in Atco,NJ on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 8pm. For more info contact Hal 856-768-0388 or Ralph 609-561-7840

Atlantic Saltwater Fly Rodders Go To Club Website

Address: P.O. Box 457, Seaside Park, New Jersey 08752
Contact: Irv Lewis
Phone: 732-363-3024
Email: ilewis@optonline.net
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each Month. Meetings begin at 7:30PM. From January to April, fly tying classes are held at the same location and time on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Location: Tri-Boro First Aid Squad Building, J Street Seaside Park, NJ 08752

Beach Haven Marlin & Tuna Club Go To Club Website

Address: 420 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
Contact: John Mondelli
Phone: 609-713-8711
Email: jmondelli37@comcast.net
Bayfront (right near Morrison's Marina)
Offical Host of the 2012 43rd Annual Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational. This is a great Tournament based out of the BHM&TC Club house July 25-28th 2012. Last year the tournament paid out $394,500 in prize money. Not just for Marlin. Bigeye, Yellowfin, Longfin, Mahi, Wahoo.

Central Jersey Trout Unlimited Go To Club Website

Address: P.O. Box 55, Pluckemin, NJ 07978
Contact: Membership: Dave Hart
Phone: (908)233-4036
E-Mail: Dave Hart
CJTU is one of New Jersey's leading advocacy and conservation groups leading the fight to protect cold water fisheries and their environments. Our 720 members represent a diverse cross-section of New Jersey and its surrounding areas, but all of us are joined together by a love of trout fishing and a commitment to preserve cold-water fisheries for future generations.

Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore New Jersey's cold water fisheries and their environments. In order to achieve our goals, we conduct habitat improvement projects, stream clean-ups, and educational programs among other activities. We strive to educate the next generation about the importance to preserve clean water and wild trout. While engaged in conservation efforts, we manage to have a lot of fun, whether at monthly meetings, chapter fishing trips, or stream projects. We invite you to join us.

Cookstown Saltwater Anglers Club Go To Club Website

Meeting Location: Garden State Diner & Restaurant
Address: 208 Georgetown Road
(Corner of Route 537 & Georgetown Road)
Wrightstown, NJ, NJ 08562

Mailing Address (if diff): CSAC
Address: P.O. Box 10093
Trenton, NJ 08690
Contact Name: Rick Sikorski
Email: rick@cookstownanglers.com
Phone: 609-468-6741

Information: The Cookstown Saltwater Anglers Club is for the benefit of all anglers, who are interested in saltwater fishing, which includes, but not limited to, surf fishing, crabbing, clamming, etc. Our members also target the Delaware River and many other types of recreational fishing.

Delaware River Fisherman's Association Go To Club Website

Address: PO Box 32, National Park, NJ 08063
Contact: Membership Secretary: Diane Strada
Phone: 856-845-5434
The Delaware River Fishermen's Association is a fishing club whose 400 members fish, boat, live, and play on and along the Delaware River. Although our main emphasis is to be a fishing club, our concern for the river extends to an interest in any environmental problems, governmental regulations, and excess development that could affect the natural integrity of the river and the surrounding lands.

Membership is open to the public. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month, at 7:00 PM in the back upstairs meeting room at The Sportsmen's Center on Route 130 North (north of Route 206) in Bordentown, NJ.


Address: P.O. Box 700, Forked River, NJ 08731
Contact: Membership Director
Phone: -N/A- at this time
E-mail: fishhawksnj@yahoo.com
Meet at Lacey Elks, Forked River
1st. Thursday of each month. 7:30p.m.

The FISH HAWKS Club was formed in 1977 and was granted a charter as a non-profit organization by the State of New Jersey. Membership has increased every year since then, and the FISH HAWKS Club is now one of the largest and most active fishing clubs in New Jersey. Meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month in Forked River, New Jersey. The agenda usually includes a guest speaker and/or a video presentation along with regular club business. In addition to monthly meetings, club activities include annual and monthly contests for members, tours, social events, and special fishing days, i.e. Fluke Day, Bluefish Day, etc, Additional events are planned for the future.

Fortescue Anglers Association

Meeting Location: Fortescue Fire Hall
Address: 10 Vassar Avenue
Fortescue, NJ 08321
Contact Name: Ken McHugh
Email: info@fortescueanglers.org (Copy sent)
Website: http://www.FortescueAnglers.org

Information: Come talk fishing and enjoy the company of other Anglers! Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month, April through October, at the Fortescue Fire Hall starting promptly at 7:30pm. Meetings feature guest speakers and refreshments. We offer numerous fishing competitions and tournaments. Contact info@FortescueAnglers.org for membership information.

Hi-Mar Striper Club Go To Club Website

Meeting Address:
VFW Hall
331 Bay Ave
Highlands NJ 07732

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 126, Middletown, NJ 07748
Contact: -n/a-
Phone: -n/a-
E-Mail: info@hi-mar.com
The striper club meets the first Tuesday of the month at the VFW hall in Highlands (7:30 P.M.). The meeting usually consists of a fishing seminar, a review of pending legislations, a review of environmental issues, a status report from various standing committees, who won the monthly member contest for seven species, and best of all, there's a series of fishing reports from several of the top bass anglers in the area. Considering that some of the club members include such local skippers as Captains: Gene Nigro, Robby Barradale, Jerry Beaver, Brandon Kamienski , Jim Sullivan, and Frank Tenore, there is a wealth of fishing knowledge present at each meeting.

HOFNOD - Pinelands Go To Club Website

Address: (pending)
Contact: (pending)
Phone: (pending)
The mission of the Future Fisherman Foundation and the HOFNOD (Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs) program is to unite the sportfishing industry, a nationwide network of state outdoor educators, national conservation groups, and youth organizations dedicated to introducing America's youth to angling and the outdoors.

Hook and Hoof Go To Club Website

Meeting Address:
Hook and Hoof Road
Whiting NJ 08759

Mailing Address:
Same as above yes
Contact: Timmy Seaman
Phone: -n/a-
E-Mail: email@hookandhoof.com
Meetings on 2nd Monday of month. Large bunk room, spacious dining hall. Shotgun, bow, muzzleload and fishing. A family oriented group of responsible and safe hunters and anglers. www.hookandhoof.com.

Hudson River Fisherman's Assoc. - NJ Chapter Go To Club Website

Address: P.O. Box 421 Cresskill, N. J. 07626
Contact: (pending)
Phone: (pending)
The Hudson River Fishermen's Association is a group of recreational fishermen who make active use of the N.Y. Bight and the surrounding water system and are concerned with the present and future state of these fisheries. Our objectives are to encourage the responsible use of aquatic resources and protection of habitat. We assist where possible in efforts to abate pollution and promote sportfishing and the management of that recreation.

HRFA General Meetings...Open to the Public
Ridgefield Park Elk's Club #1506
Spruce Ave and Cedar St. Ridgefield Park, N. J.
( Just a Few Blocks off Route 46)
The meetings are held the SECOND TUESDAY 8:00 PM of each month

JCAA - Jersey Coast Anglers Association Go To Club Website

Address: 1201 Route 37 East, Suite 9, Toms River NJ 08753
Contact: Tom Fote
Phone: 732-506-6565
Email: tfote@jcaa.org
The Jersey Coast Anglers Association (JCAA) is an association of more than 75 saltwater fishing clubs that represents the position of marine sport anglers, champions their causes and protects their rights in matters pertaining to fishing, fisheries, and environmental quality. In doing so, JCAA often works in concert with major environmental organizations and other influential associations of sports clubs.

Jersey Shark Anglers Go To Club Website

Address: 385 Herbertsville Road, Brick, NJ 08724
Contact: (pending)
Phone: 732-840-1999
E-Mail: jcsa@erols.com
The Jersey Coast Shark Anglers/ Riveria Beach Boat Club have a clubhouse with a full bar, a rental hall, many club events and still have the best shark tournaments on the Jersey shore. Being a private club we also maintain involvement with many local, state and national marine related organizations. Our 200 members participate in club activities, maintain the building, serve as officers and committee members to operate our clubhouse and most of all have fun together. With the addition of our Ladies Auxiliary in 1996 our club has become more family oriented with many more family events, a children's fishing tournament and a children's Xmas party to mention a few. The love of fishing and good sportsmanship is the common bond that maintains the camaraderie with our club membership.

KeepAmericaFishing.org Go To Club Website

Address: 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 420, Alexandria VA
Contact: (pending)
Phone: 703-519-9691
E-Mail: info@keepamericafishing.org
Keep America Fishing� is the voice of the American angler. Our goal is to keep our nation's public resources open to recreational fishing through sound policy, science and conservation.

Let your voice be heard. Learn about the issues and support our advocacy efforts. Consider it your way to give back to the sport you enjoy so much.


Address: P.O. Box 404, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Contact: (pending)
Phone: The Knee Deep Hotline 1-973-663-4204
E-Mail: webguy@kneedeepclub.org
Established in 1946, is a non-profit organization aimed at improving the fisheries of New Jersey's largest lake, Lake Hopatcong. New members welcome!

Men of the Sea + 1 Fishing Club

Club Name: Men of the Sea + 1 Fishing Club
Meeting Location: Variuos locations

Mailing Address (if diff):
Address: 26 Ebbtide Lane
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Contact Name: Kevin J. Hipps
Email: menoftheseafishing@comcast.net (Copy sent)
Phone: 609 877 5572
We currently charter fishing boats in New Jersey and Delaware. Guest are welcome and we have a few membership spots available. We fish approximately once a month from May - November.

NJ B.A.S.S. Federation Go To Club Website

Address: Mike Kozub,40 Karen Rd., Highland Lakes, NJ 07422
Contact: SECRETARY - Mike Kozub
Phone: (973) 764-3300
The New Jersey B.A.S.S. Federation has been affiliated with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society� since 1972. Over the years, the organization has progressed in scope from a bass fishing club to the voice of concerned anglers throughout the state. The membership annually contributes to the Valerie Fund, an organization supporting families with children suffering from blood disorders and cancer.
The Federation also organizes a Take-A-Kid-Fishing Derby. Here children from area hospitals affiliated with the Valerie Fund get a day of fishing on a Central-Jersey pond supervised by the Federation'smembership. Fishing, hot dogs, cold drinks, prizes and a good time are the order of the day. No one goes home empty.

North Jersey Anglers Club

Meeting Address: (Varies)

Mailing Address:
1055 Fritz Ave.
Stroudsburg PA 18360
Contact: Rich Shaw
Phone: 570-242-5208
E-Mail: info@northjerseyanglers.com
Establish 2001. 50+ members. All boat owners. Serious offshore and inshore fishing club from Raritan to Wharetown.

Nottingham Hunting & Fishing Club

111 Greenbush Road
New Gretna, NJ
Contact: Mike Wieszczek at
Phone: 609-291-8381
E-Mail: mwnhfc@comcast.net
Celebrating our 70th year in 2007

Penn-Jersey Saltwater Anglers Go To Club Website

Address: PO Box 441, Newtown, PA 18940
Email: PJSAInfo@pjsa.org
Penn-Jersey Saltwater Anglers (PJSA) is seeking new members. Recently formed, our members are owners of offshore capable craft, who are avid wreck fishermen as well as offshore/canyon anglers. We are, first and foremost, a fishing club.

PJSA's mission is to build an organization to help saltwater anglers develop a personal network for high quality/accurate fishing information, share fishing outings aboard other member's boats, and to provide a year-round educational forum covering topics of interest to members.

Raritan Bay Anglers Club Go To Club Website

Meeting Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
Address: 116 Grand St.
Iselin, NJ 08861

Mailing Address (if diff): RBAC
Address: PO Box 546
Perth Amboy, NJ 08862
Contact Name: Vinny Makfinsky
Email: vinnym59@aol.com
Phone: 732-322-2456
Go To Club Website: http://www.raritanbayanglersclub.com
The Raritan Bay Anglers Club meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 at the Knights of Columbus in Iselin. We run an annual Charity Fluke Tournament out of the Perth Amboy Marina. We have an annual Fisherman's Fleamarket at St. Cecelia's School Hall. We have club tournaments throughout the year and run several charter fishing trips each year. An annual end of summer picnic is held in August. Membership dues is only $50/yr.

RFA - Recreational Fishing Alliance
New Jersey Chapter
Go To Club Website

Address: P.O. Box 3080, New Gretna, NJ 08224
Phone: 1-609-294-3810
As a member of the New Jersey Chapter I have been contacted and asked to participate in spreading the message of our organization. The larger our membership becomes, the more non partisan voice we will have in influencing elected officials to support the needs of the Recreational Fishermen and Women in our State. We certainly would appreciate the assistance of all persons and businesses connected with recreational fishing here in New Jersey. - Al Manton

RFA - Recreational Fishing Alliance
Pennsylvania Chapter
Go To Club Website

Address: (pending)
Contact: Harvey Yenkinson
Phone: 610-742-3891
Information concerning next meeting will be posted when it is made available.

RFA - Recreational Fishing Alliance
Corporate Office
Go To Club Website

Address: PO Box 3080, New Gretna, NJ 08224
Phone: 1-888-JOIN RFA (1-888-564-6732) Toll Free
The Recreational Fishing Alliance is a national, grassroots political action organization representing individual sport fishermen and the sport fishing industry. The RFA Mission is to safeguard the rights of saltwater anglers, protect marine, boat and tackle industry jobs and ensure the long-term sustainability of U.S. saltwater fisheries.

Rogue Bass Go To Club Website

Meeting Location: Washington Ave
Address: Washington Ave
Manville, NJ 08876
Contact Name: Adam
Phone: 908-507-7587
We are a freshwater club fishing in the tri-state area. Boaters and non boater are welcome. This is not a money club. But we do have a small tournament fee.

Southern Regional Highschool Fishing Club Go To Club Website

Address: Southern Regional Highschool, Rt. 9, Manahawkin NJ
Contact: Mr. Darren Dorris
Phone: (pending)
The Fishing club is open to all students who want to learn how to fish the water of the Jersey Shore. The club takes several fishing trips a year as well as hosts monthly meetings on the hottest and best spots for fishing.

South Jersey Hawg Hunters Bass Club Go To Club Website

Mailing Address:
7 Tiverstock Drive
Pittsgrove NJ 08318
Contact: Fred Lentz
Phone: (856) 358-6073
E-Mail: sjhhclub@comcast.net
We have no regular meetings. Interested people can check out our club's Go To Club Website for info.

South Jersey Squid Hounds Go To Club Website

Meeting Location: Lindenwold Moose Lodge
Address: White Horse Pike
Lindenwold, NJ 08021
Contact Name: Tom Gardiner

Information: Surf fishing Club that was EST.1952.We have our own Tornaments in the spring and fall at the end of the year we have an awards banquet.We are active in all aspects of surf fishing. We are a great club to join if you are just getting into the sport or you are experienced.We are a group of friendly experienced surf anglers.


South Jersey Coastal Fly Anglers Go To Club Website

Meeting Address:
Bayside Center
located at 520 Bay Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1275, Ocean City, New Jersey 08226
Contact: Steve Croft
Phone: - N/A -
E-Mail: croftsc@comcast.netm

We meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm. To join, simply come to our next meeting. We are a noncompetitive teaching club dedicated to promoting fly fishing along the Southern New Jersey Coast. We promote our sport by helping members learn about local waters, tackle, tactics, and tying. We apply this knowledge by with salt and fresh water fishing outings and handson tying instructions. Prior to each meeting casting instruction is availabe on the BaysideCenter lawn. This is a great way to get tips on tackle and the "how to's" of fly fishing. Ourgoal is to share our knowledge to help other enjoy the sport.

South Jersey Saltwater Anglers Go To Club Website (if any)

Address: (pending)
Contact: Rick Firerra
Phone: 856-797-0465

    Meetings: 3rd Monday of every month 8:00 PM
    Mount Holly Elks Lodge
    High St., Mt. Holly, NJ

SJSWA was established to bring together fishermen who own boats with fishermen who do not have boats to share expenses and to have fun fishing. We have a year long Skillful Anglers Contest as well as six tournaments followed by a weigh in picnic. Once a year we get together for a club picnic for the whole family and we charter a headboat every fall for a club wreck fishing trip. In January we have our yearly banquet to present the Skillful Angler Awards, give out door prizes, and eat, drink and be merry! SJSWA is also proud to be a JCAA member club. New members are welcome!

Spring Lake Live Liners Go To Club Website

Meeting Address: Cornelius V. Kelly Community Center
Ocean Road, Spring Lake Heights

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 142, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Contact: (pending)
Phone: (pending)
Email: stripermc@aim.com

    Meetings: The Spring Lake Live Liner Fishing Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Cornelius V. Kelly Community Center, Ocean Road, Spring Lake Heights at 8:00 p.m

Urban Anglers Go To Club Website

Meeting Location: Lory's Lakeside
Address: 92 Church lane
North Brunwsick, NJ 08902
Contact Name: Anthony Tremarco
Email: urbananglers@ymail.com
Phone: 732-647-5936
Urban Anglers is a Freshwater/Saltwater fishing club basded out of Central NJ. We host tournaments, outings, meetings, and also have a line of apparel and other merchandise. Call Anthony, for more info or to join the club!

Village Harbour Fishing Club Go To Club Website

Meeting Address:
Community Center
Mill Creek Road
Manahawkin NJ 08050

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1026
Manahawkin NJ 08050
Contact: Dave Sikorski (1st Vice President)
Phone: -n/a-
E-Mail: VHFCInfo@aol.com
Village Harbour Fishing Club (VHFC) is based in Manahawkin, NJ. Our primary focus is on learning to fish the bay and ocean waters adjacent to Long Beach Island, NJ. We invite local experts to our meetings and sponsor various fishing tournaments and events throughout the year.

Our membership consists of a combination of anglers experienced fishing these waters and newer members eager to learn the area. We are currently seeking new members who wish to learn to fish this area.

See Go To Club Website for more information on meetings, etc.

Women's Surf Fishing Club NJ Go To Club Website

Address: (pending)
Contact: Chris
Phone: (609) 264-7754
Email: president@wsfcnj.org
The WSFC was organized in 1952. It was the first surf fishing club established for women on the East Coast. Our club is affiliated with ASAC and participates in 13 to 16 ASAC sanctioned tournaments annually. We also have our own tournament every fall.