Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs
Youth Fishing Challenge

The Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program's Youth Fishing Challenge is a free statewide event to promote fishing among youths and their families.

Dates and registration information for 2023 will be available in January 2023.

Questions regarding participation or hosting an event can be directed to hofnod@dep.nj.gov.

This event is sponsored by NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife's Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program.

Check out the NEW Family Initiative
For more information


Participants at Hoffman's Crossing
Participants at Linden event
Participants at Lacey Twp. event
Turtle covered in algae
Winners at Cheesquake SP event
Father and daughter at Merrill Creek Reservoir event
Lacey Twp. event

New Jersey's Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program