Lake Hopatcong

Morris - New Jersey


  • 558 catches

  • 950 followers

  • 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. Details: 36 in. Tiger Muskellunge with a Live Target Golden Shiner Rattlebaits

    1. Must not have loaded
    2. I know,have no idea why
    3. Cant see the pic
    4. released of course!
    5. Ralph Cetrulo 0
      Very nice fish. Did you release it?
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  2. early morning set up. great day on the hard water!

    Yellow Perch with a headlamps

    1. Chef Rover 0
      Wow nice! I went to rockaway river and caught skunk fish!
    2. Buddy Pierce 0
      great picture.
    3. Pete Lyden 0
      decent day. started hot than slowed down. mostly perch and pickerel few crappie and 1 bass
    4. NJ Squatch 0
      How did you guys do?
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  3. had a great morning last Sunday. seems as though we all did!!! mixed bag w 4 largies biggest going just about 3 and a half pounds. fun stuff

    3 lb. 6 oz. Largemouth Bass with a tipups w shiners, jigs w fatheads.

    1. Whacked out πŸ˜‚
    2. Pete Lyden 0
      longer than me lol.... they can be weird at times. and yes u may be right
    3. Dude, i’ve known them for 10 years... she like had memory loss and started going nuts about badges (which i have)... i think she was on a bender or something...
    4. Pete Lyden 0
      yeah we saw them and are very friendly with them. they r founding members of the fishing club
    5. NJ Squatch 0
      Did you get the lesbo interrogation?
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Largie! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    7. nice bass for hard waterπŸ‘πŸΌ
    8. Pete Lyden 0
      hahahaha. not that we know of........
    9. nice fish... but did you flash anyone?....
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  4. Black Crappie with a fat head

    1. Get em Pete
    2. Pete Lyden 0
      same..... its unfortunate
    3. I want ice...
    4. Rick Carey 0
      nice one Pete..see your still at it..good to see..I may go out today if I can find lake with no ice? 36 high here today
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  5. great Christmas fir the lydens ..... harpers stoked for her new jeep!

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Still waiting for Chris P. to have a few kids
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Priceless! πŸ˜‡πŸŽ„
    3. David Velez 0
      this is not a fish
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  6. merry Christmas πŸŽ… πŸŽ„ ❀

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Can't wait to see his first fish Pete. Congrats
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Extra Priceless!πŸ˜œπŸ˜‡πŸŽ„
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice pic!!
    4. Pete Lyden 0
      the best Christmas ever
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      That's awesome Pete! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  7. Tough bites all week but managed a decent smallie on friday along with handfull of panfish

    Smallmouth Bass with a Johnson Thinfisher Blade Baits

    1. thanks
    2. Trent Dorris 0
      nice one
    3. James . 0
      Nice smallie definitely worth it with a tough week
    4. thanks
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet Smallie!🎣
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  8. My buddy’s dad has been asking for some walleye so we got him some after work

    Walleye with a Johnson Thinfisher Blade Baits

    1. He wanted it bled haha
    2. Gill Ripper
    3. haha, i don't usually bother, but my friend wanted them bled and it made it cleaner to fillet if nothing else
    4. He uses his Pinkie on them😏
    5. you bleed them out usually?
    6. they weren't too big but nice keepers for my friend's dad.
    7. James . 0
      That is a really nice one!
    8. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice pair!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      Looks like a couple of beauties Chris! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  9. I wear my sunglasses at night...

    Walleye with a Sunglasses at night

    1. Haha true
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      Sunglasses are great for keeping hooks out!
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  10. Nice smallie in the middle of my walleye fishing

    Smallmouth Bass with a Johnson Thinfisher Blade Baits

    1. thanks!
    2. Pete Lyden 0
      love it!
    3. Matt Teeter 0
      nice bronzer!
    4. Matt Teeter 0
      nice bronzer!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice and chunky!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    6. the one i lost the other day could've eaten this one!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Beauty Smallie! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    8. Gotta Love That!!. Nice one Chris.
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