Delaware River

Burlington - New Jersey

  • 41 catches


  • 2 spots

The Delaware River contains an abundance of catfish and carp. During the spring it is also the temporary home of the striped bass who make a run up the river to chase herring and spawn. The reedy areas on the edges of the river are also reported to contai...

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Delaware River Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: Blue Catfish with a Eagle Claw 128 2-Way Spinner Snelled Fish Hooks - 4 Pack

    1. got a picture?
  2. 8 oz. 104 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. George Horvath 0
  3. Slow fishing today but managed 3 nice sized roes north of the gap.

    American Shad with a Flutter Spoon

    1. George Horvath 0
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Guys will smoke them but they are all bones. A lot of guys eat the roe. I kept a mortally hooked fish once and could not believe the bones. The native Americans ...more called the porcupines.
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      Yes mostly jimbo, but i think some people smoke them
    4. Pete Lyden 0
      fun stuff!!! never did it yet
    5. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Are those fish caught just for the fight? Nice catch Squatch 👍
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  4. Went 2 for 2 North of the gap. Nice big girls! Slow day for everyone fishing from the bank. Also had a freaking musky swim between my legs. Scared the crap at of ...more me!

    American Shad with a Flutter spoon

    1. George Horvath 0
    2. Pete Lyden 0
      yeah it's probably like chocolate milk
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      good luck pete, i'm waiting to go again, need the river to settle the hell down!
    4. NJ Squatch 0
      We were targeting them. They are a blast and are very hard fighting. Get out there soon. Once the water temps hit 60 they start spawning and are tougher to catch.
    5. Pete Lyden 0
      nice catches... were you targeting the shad?? never fished for them yet .. this year is the year.
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao... Good thing he wasn't surface feeding! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
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  5. Walleye

    1. George Horvath 0
      Big one
    2. Ron Gauntt 0
      Nice fish
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      hahaha, nice eye
    4. Nice fish but you need a little practice on your posing for the photo
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice Eye Sasha!!!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    6. Melissa Norris 0
      nice walleye 😀
    7. Bryan Harper 0
    8. Buddy Pierce 0
      Beautiful fish!!!
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  6. Fly fishing

    Rainbow Trout with a San Juan worm

    1. George Horvath 0
      Great catch
    2. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice fish
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  7. Details: Poquessing Creek

    mouth of Poquessing Creek

  8. 10in little guy. Caught from the Delaware River near Quaker Penn Park

    10 in. Largemouth Bass with a Cutbait Nightcrawler

  9. Very shallow water near Calhoun Bridge PA side

    19 in. Walleye with a 4in crank bait

    1. J Brad 0
  10. Smashed my bunker on the incoming tide

    18 lb. 12 oz. 36 in. Striped Bass with a bunker

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