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Fisherman (© MA Leck)

Accessible fishing areas include Spring Lake, Watson’s Creek at Watson Woods, Crosswicks Creek from the pedestrian bridge near the light rail tracks at Bordentown, and the Delaware River from (a) created wetland on Duck Island, (b) the Trenton Boat Launch and (c) the PSE&G pier (when gate is open).  Fishing is also possible from boats. Fishermen must follow license regulations and season.

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Rods at Rest (© Sandra Shapiro)

Fishermen also should be good stewards by removing tangled lines that can be detrimental to wildlife, remove their trash, and release any animals that become tangled.  Please practice catch and release fishing; if you plan to consume your catch, check health advisories (NJDEP fish advisory) first.