Lake Hopatcong

Morris - New Jersey

  • 538 catches


  • 36 spots

One of the state's top bass waters. Four to five pounders are not unusual for Hopatcong largemouth. Find chain pickerel, hybrid stripers and brook, brown and Rainbow Trout. 2,685 acres

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Lake Hopatcong Fishing Reports

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  1. And of course some early fall Keeper walleye on the blade!

    Walleye with a Blaidbait

    1. Sorry to hear that, but you’re doing an awesome thing. See you when you get back
    2. My buddy just passed away in my house from Liver cancer. I promised him I wouldn't let him die in a facility or hospital. I had him here for a little over a ...more week. Now I will take his ashes to Key West. It was a trip we had planned before he passed away.
    3. thanks arty! you gotta come fishing, you need a break from work every once in a while! i miss fishing with you man!
    4. def walleye, then perch, then crappie for me as far as freshwater goes....but a good salmon or laker or trout cooked right isn't bad at all either!
    5. Nice buddy
    6. James . 0
      I've never had Walleye, never gotten to catch em, planning on going north again and try.
    7. Scott Sorrell 0
      Walleye in my opinion
    8. James . 0
      Best tasting fish............ Walleye or Crappie?
    9. Scott Sorrell 0
      Here we go with the pinky againπŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£
    10. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Eye!πŸ‘
    11. That's the good stuff! Nice one Brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  2. Forgot to post some recent fish. Heres a decent hybrid

    Hybrid Striped Bass with a Bladebait

    1. i don't use a smart phone so then i forget to post from the camera on to fishidy haha
    2. How could you forget
    3. James . 0
      Nice one! Those things fight and pull drag like maniacs, Those are my # 1 favorite fish to catch!
    4. Nice catch!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    5. ALL DECENT BUDπŸ‘πŸ».
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Healthy one!πŸ‘
    7. Forgot😏... surrrrre!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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  3. Black Crappie with a squarebill

  4. Perch with a Perch lol

    Yellow Perch

  5. Rapala casted towards some docks. Guessing around 2+ pounds.

    Largemouth Bass with a Rapala Husky Jerk

    1. Thank you! I love fishing and beer.
    2. Ben Ruley 0
      Nice fish and love the shirt!
    3. Ben Ruley 0
      Nice fish and love the shirt!
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  6. Right at shore, first cast. Broke the treble hook off the pheobe getting her off! 15" chain pickerel.

    15.0 in. Chain Pickerel with a Acme Phoebe

  7. Not late Hopatcong. went to my stream smallmouth spot. 9 fish in 30 minutes. little guy got a bruiser and I got one too

    Smallmouth Bass with a worm

    1. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice catch!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
  8. Always fun to catch these guys. No big ones, but I’ll take it πŸ‘πŸ»

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Kirra G 0
      @jim chicken liver πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. Kirra G 0
      @jim chicken liver πŸ‘πŸ»
    3. Jim Grill 0
      nice. lures or bait?
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