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fishing at Turkey Swamp Park


The Park System is hosting its annual fishing derbies at Turkey Swamp Park and Manasquan Reservoir for beginners as well as experienced anglers. So, come out and get hooked on a new hobby! No idea how to fish? No problem! Our staff will provide FREE hands-on clinics to show you how to cast, how to rig and answer any questions you may have. Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in three different categories. See derby rules for more details (provided upon registration). A container of worms included with each registration.  Open to all ages.  Walk-ins are welcome! Cash or check only on site.


Fishing pole rentals available on a first come, first served basis.