Lake Hopatcong

Morris - New Jersey

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Lake Hopatcong Fishing Reports

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  1. Last weekend photo dumb. Fall has finally showed up and the fish are feeding. Had 20 hybrids in the boat on Saturday with the NJF crew. Took wifey out on Sunday ...more and found a few and had an amazing sunset and moon rise.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. beautiful assortment of fish!
    2. Nice
    3. Great pics Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  2. A great morning on the lake. Constant fish all morning and went thru 3 dozen bait. No monsters but all fun to fight

    Hybrid Bass

    1. Nice
    2. Fisher Dad 0
      Hybrid are great fun bc they are one of the best fighters once for ounce - love to catch them on my ultralight with 4lb mono
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  3. 6 Walleye, couple striper, LMB, and crappy. Pretty good evening.

    Walleye with a Moon Lure

    1. Nice
    2. yea I dunno what it is this year but it’s off. was 48 degrees last night. water temps are about 10 degrees below where they normally are. herring window has been ...more sporadic. had to move around a lot and not much doing until 1:30.
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      Was terrible Thursday night.
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  4. Nice walleye. Couple others on the small side. Mediocre fishing this year though, at least so far.

    4 lb. Walleye

    1. Nice
    2. It doesnt usually get better after this time of year unfortunately
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Radioactive! LolπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  5. Arnold voice β€œIt’s Not A Tuma”


    1. Tumor
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao WOW!
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      Hot new walleye lure!
    4. it swallowed a golf ball
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  6. Mixed bag of fish this am. This was the only rocket but we caught 5 walleye up to 6 lbs, few pickerel and smallmouth

    8 lb. Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Giant
    2. Jack White 0
      good luck
    3. catfish lunker 0
    4. Jack White 0
      live line. sometimes with weight mostly without. I fish with sinking mono
    5. catfish lunker 0
      Also do you fish it on the bottom with weights?? Thx
    6. catfish lunker 0
      How do you fish it ? live, cut??
    7. Jack White 0
    8. Chef Rover 0
      awesome! what bait did you use? can't wait to get out on that lake with new boat!
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    1. Nice
    2. Chef Rover 0
      ha! apple does not fall far from the tree...πŸ™‚
    3. haha
    4. Here
    5. Camera is over hear
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao! 🐿🐿🐿 Nice Eye Squatch!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  8. 9 Walleye, 2 Small Mouth Bass, and a 6lb Hybrid. Earliest Ive ever landed one on top water. Hopefully signs of a good season.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Nice
    2. haha yea nothing like nights on the lake. using a bomber.
    3. Chef Rover 0
      wow! trying to get my winter bad boat restore completed. hopefully next weekend. your post is encouraging. what were you using? bait?
    4. NJ Squatch 0
      So crazy the hybrids are out and about already
    5. You’re a vampire arent you πŸ˜‚
    6. Thats awesome Greg
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  9. First of 2021, got 3 walleye and a crappie.


    1. Nice
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Sleep deprivation season is here!
    3. Nice one Greg
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  10. Finished the ice season on the home waters on Sunday. Finally got on a screaming hot jumbo perch bite. Flags were flying with doubles and triples. Found a good jigging ...more hole and it was drop and real. 3 solid months of ice fishing in NJ is a really good season. I am ready for open water.

    Yellow Perch

    1. Wow
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      I didnt see her post that. πŸ˜‚
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      I actually outfished her for once Jimbo. Ha
    4. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Another great day on the water with the better half. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸŽ£πŸ»
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Way to end the season! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    6. Alan Koop 0
      Well done
    7. Pete Lyden 0
      nice finale
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