Located in the State of New Jersey, the Raritan River begins at the confluence of the North and South Branches. It flows for approximately 30 miles before entering the western end of Raritan Bay.

The Raritan River contains nursery areas for striped bass, white perch, American shad, hickory shad, river herring, and other anadromous species.

The river’s fall line is located near New Brunswick, New Jersey. Anglers fishing along the tidal Raritan River target striped bass, bluefish, winter flounder, and other species.

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