Lake Hopatcong

Morris - New Jersey


  • 377 catches

  • 828 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. big ol' walleye, mission accomplished! that'll wake ya up!

    Walleye with a crankbait

    1. thanks
    2. Scott Sorrell 0
      Big ol' Walleye is right...nice work
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice man!!
    4. just a hair short of 26", it was chilly robert haha
    5. Look at you.... trying to hide that Fishidy shirt under your jacket! Sneaky DevilπŸ‘ΉπŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ή
    6. Now THAT'S an Eye Chris! Awesome fish brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Beautiful Eye Chris! 🎣🍻
    8. Alan Koop 0
      Congrats, what did it measure?
    9. Ben Ruley 0
      Great fish! Hope it was a good fight for the wait!
    10. Thats a nice Walleye Chris
    11. Buddy Pierce 0
      am I doing this wrong? I cannot see the picture. none of the posts.
    12. That's a monster!!!
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  2. beat that kari...#nofilter

    Walleye with a crankbait

    1. felt like one too
    2. You look like a Zombie πŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈ
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      Better be careful your face is going to freeze like that!
    4. I was literally about a dozen casts from curling up into a ball and passing out, i hadn't had a hit from 7pm to midnight, but it paid off when i cracked a 26 ...more incher and got my second wind! i'll post that walleye when i get home, gotta pull it off my camera.
    5. Scott Sorrell 0
      You and the walleye both have the same glazed over look...lol
    6. I wonder if the walleye learned anything? 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    7. OK ... I couldn't resist!! Nice Walleye.
    8. That's what happens when you try to Mind Meld with a Walleye. Fish 1.. Chris 0.
    9. Thats Freaky!!!!!! Nice Walleye Chris.
    10. Helluva nice Eye Chris, annnnnnd...... You definitely win with that look! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. Tod Fisher 0
      haha the zombie stare. Nice pic
    12. Thanks
    13. Rick S 0
      Nice walleye!
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  3. so i guess i'll just sleep when i'm dead...

    Walleye with a crank bait

    1. That's what I always say too! Nice Walleyes brother!!!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
  4. i can't break the 22 inch mark this year yet...

    Walleye with a bent minnow

    1. i know, just my pet peeve rant haha. I can tell you right now without seeing what you're doing most likely... twitch it 2-4 times and then just let it sit for ...more like 5-10 seconds...i'm talking painfully long. that's when they hit it most of the time.
    2. by the way you got to show me what I'm doing wrong with that bent minnow
    3. looks as big as my 26.5 incher I got 3 years ago
    4. looks bigger chris I wasn't busting your balls
    5. Whaaaat??????? People exaggerate on here????? Sooooo,..... that walleye weighs 10 pounds in Fishidy weight! Right????🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    6. yes 22". I physically measure most of my decent sized fish for my personal logs and it's a huge pet peeve of mine when people exaggerate the size of their ...more fish haha.
    7. that's 22?
    8. Give it time brother, she's out there! Plenty of fish in the sea! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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  5. Sleep deprivation at its' finest...

    Walleye with a bent minnow

    1. would've been better if squatch didn't throw my smallmouth back in the water before a pic, but whatever hahahaha
    2. yeah, good times haha
    3. Poor Walleye, he does look tired! 😁😁😁
    4. Looks like u had a great night that's awesome
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  6. my guy and his big bass

    Largemouth Bass

    1. NJ Squatch 0
      Gettin’ er done in his PJs!
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  7. perch off the dock tonight.

    Yellow Perch with a shiner

  8. Off the dock on half a worm

    Largemouth Bass with a 1/2 a worm

    1. Mike Dzurina 0
      Looks like a "pre-spawn" photo, and the bass is nice too.
  9. it was a grind tonight... i think i was falling asleep as this picture was being taken... maybe i was hoping to dream of a bigger fish!

    Walleye with a bent minnow

    1. that's the name of the lure. made by gameon! lures. It's a top water/subsurface jerk bait
    2. What's a Bent Minnow?
    3. Thanks kari!
    4. eh idk buddy, fluke are still one of my favorite to eat! haven't kept them in a while though! never feel like cleaning fish at 3am!
    5. Katfish Kari 0
      Beautiful walleye!!!
    6. Salt water fish taste much better anyway. Fluke tomorrow
    7. there was a toxic silica dust pollution issue recently from the quarry upstream from this lake so i haven't been keeping anything to eat. just out here looking ...more for a monster.
    8. He'll eat! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  10. Little man reeled this guy in on his own and held him for pictures like a boss

    Largemouth Bass with a Shiner

    1. LOL way to go. He looks like he's waiting for it to hurt. Happiness is Bass Thumb and making a kid proud. Good job Mike

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