Budd Lake

Morris - New Jersey


  • 79 catches

  • 305 followers

  • 4 spots

Budd Lake mainly has a rock bottom, with a maximum depth of 18 feet. This glacial lake is one of the largest natural lakes in New Jersey. Budd lake offers a boat ramp, picnic area, restrooms, fly fishing, and the use of power boats.

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Budd Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Caught well over 100 between myself and Arty. Most over 13” and up to 16”

    Black Crappie with a Xzone tube

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Crappy day of fishing 🀠 awesome!
    2. Yeah Buddy
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome! I see the familiar yellow and white tube jig! Always a favorite. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  2. If you hold it out and lean back it looks bigger πŸ˜‚ couldn’t get any big ones this day

    Lake Trout with a Xzone swammer

    1. It works, this is a small fish hahaha
    2. Chris told me that trick 1 time move your head back it makes the fish look bigger
    3. Hahaha
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      LMAOπŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    5. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Bend waaaaaay back 🀣 Bigger than anything I’ve caught in months! πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Bend waaaaaay back 🀣 Bigger than anything I’ve caught in months! πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Tod Fisher 0
      haha yeah that things huge.
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  3. Don’t mind me, just a catfish hitting a plug in 25’ of water 🀷

    Channel Catfish with a Rapala

    1. Greg Malachowski 0
      bigger cats are fun. haven't targeted them in a long while, but got tempted after seeing the 9s and 10s for the recent LH contest.
    2. Christopher Pereira 0
      This cat sure did smell like a bung hole πŸ˜‚
    3. Arthur Huttemeyer Sr. 0
      You found my HOLE? Bung Hole that is.
    4. Ian Brenly 0
      Nice. You’re slaying them. Makes me want to get back on the water
    5. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      whiskers catching whiskers
    6. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice snag ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Whaaaat!!???? Ol' Whiskers finally caught up to you! Bet you thought you had a monster! 😁 Nice one bud! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  4. Walking around the Lake I stopped by to talk to a friend who was firing up his firebox I noticed something moving underneath. I reached under and grabbed this big ...more momma probably saving her life. I couldn’t get the eggs if there were any the fire got too hot too fast. Look closely at her right shoulder and you’ll see the ash.

    Snapping Turtle with a Right Hand

    1. Thanks
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice save brother!!
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      Ranger rick would be proud!
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  5. Trying to rush to finish a job. Yes I was using a push stick. I reached down after making the cut to power down. The small piece of wood kicked back and like an ...more idiot I tried to stop it and hit the blade spinning at 5000 rpm. My research discovered my finger hitting the blade was like a car hitting a block wall at 1000 mph. So my fishing will be hurt for a while as well as my work. I need a handyman or carpenter in my area to help finish scheduled jobs.

    Myself with a A Table Saw

    1. Sorry to hear that Neal. Get well
    2. Neal M 0
      I cut my finger bad today also
    3. Oh I'm going fishing this Sunday. I went back to work the very next day. I'll just have to reel with my right hand and hold the rod with my left. I banged ...more it at least 5 times everyday at work. Bills never stop so I have no choice.
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Damn! Get well!
    5. Jack White 0
      Did that with a new razor blade in a utility knife doing the soffit on my house. Jumped off the square and filleted my finger down the bone to the second knuckle. ...more Worse part about it was the needle the doctor put under the nail on the part that was left. Good luck. You will be back fishing soon
    6. Thanks everyone.
    7. Brian Quisenberry 0
      Ouch!!! It's surprising how much a finger can heal from though. I had a metal cutting fiber disk come apart on a grinder one time and take the tip off my ring ...more finger. Nail fell off and was ugly for a few months but pretty much looks normal now. Can't feel the tip still though. I hope it heals up good for you!!!
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      Holy Crap Arty! Not good brother! I hope they can save the whole thing and you have a speedy recovery! I'm sure Chris will take over for you! 😁
    9. Over twenty stitches and they had remove the fingernail. Going tomorrow to see the plastic surgeon and hopefully they can save the tip
    10. Scott S 0
      Looks like that needed stitches
    11. Neal M 0
      Ouch
    12. Scott Schulte 0
      F. Not good. Heal up fast buddy
    13. carl schulze 0
      heal soon
    14. Graham Kemp 0
      dang, hope it'll heal soon!!
    15. Daniel Mitchel 0
      Get better soon!
    16. Kenneth Olivo 0
      I hope you get better man!
    17. NJ Squatch 0
      Oh sh*t dude. Hoping for a quick recovery. Maybe capt no a$& can help?
    18. Ben Kraus 0
      Hope you heal quickly Arthur.
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  6. Tim with a 16 1/2 incher

    Largemouth Bass with a Shiner

    1. Yes sir. It got really windy and cold so we left early.
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      looks luke a fun day!! πŸ‘
    3. Another flag just went up. It was mayhem. 15 Bass, 5 slime darts, 2 perch
    4. Christopher Pereira 0
      looks like a professional picture
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  7. First ice perch of the year 13 1/2 incher. Tally for the day 15 bass, 5 pickerel, 2 perch in three hours

    Yellow Perch with a Shiner

    1. Thanks Jimbo
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      nice brother!! thats a jumbo for sure!! πŸ‘πŸ‘
    3. Loaded with eggs had to go back to feed my bass some baby perch in the spring
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  8. Number ten

    Largemouth Bass with a Shiner

    1. Mirian Estevez 0
      Nice catch.
    2. Thanks Josh. John won't go ice fishing.
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      you didn't bring john???
    4. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice Bass Arty and Tim πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  9. My son Tim flew up for a week to ice fish.

    Largemouth Bass with a Shiner

    1. Christopher Pereira 0
      i think so...at least 5...i can't remember because i didn't catch anything there when it did so i have no pics to base it off of haha
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Great times!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ»
    3. Has it been that long
    4. Christopher Pereira 0
      hasn't froze safe in 6 years!
    5. Round Valley
    6. Christopher Pereira 0
      if I could catch lake trout through the ice in NJ i would've stayed here haha
    7. See Chris you didn't have to go all the way to Lake George to catch the same fish
    8. Christopher Pereira 0
      nice
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  10. First chance I had to go ice fishing. So far we caught three pickerel and nine bass in an hour. So much for the theory that the first two weeks are the best. I’ve ...more been working 7 days a week since November 2018. Time for some fishing!πŸ˜ƒ

    Largemouth Bass with a Shiner

    1. Thanks Brother
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Nice to see you got out on the ice before it is gone!
    3. Yeah Buddy.
    4. Christopher Pereira 0
      finally! glad you got out!
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