Lake Hopatcong

Morris - New Jersey

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A section of the Lake Hopatcong in Morris County, New Jersey.

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  1. First citation fish of the year! Squatch 1 Chris 0

    13 in. Yellow Perch

    1. Christopher Pereira 0
      you can check the leader board at the end of the month!
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Pics or it didn’t happen!
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
      I already had a crappie citation, and now i have a perch (shouldve been two but i tossed one 🀣)… so squatch 1, chris 2 updated!
    4. joe b 0
      got the bait bucket πŸ˜†
    5. George Horvath 0
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Squatch on the board first! Booyah! Nice one Brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  2. Received an early Christmas present of a PB NJ Smallmouth caught on Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas you filthy animals.

    21 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Mike Buckley 0
      nice fish squatch
    2. joe b 0
    3. Greg Malachowski 0
    4. George Horvath 0
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Hell of a Bronzeback Squatch! Congrats brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Merry Christmas
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  3. 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. Greg Malachowski 0
      beautiful assortment of fish!
    2. George Horvath 0
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Great pics Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  4. 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. George Horvath 0
    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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  5. 6 Walleye, couple striper, LMB, and crappy. Pretty good evening.

    Walleye with a Moon Lure

    1. George Horvath 0
    2. Greg Malachowski 0
      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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  6. Nice walleye. Couple others on the small side. Mediocre fishing this year though, at least so far.

    4 lb. Walleye

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


    1. George Horvath 0
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao WOW!
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      Hot new walleye lure!
    4. it swallowed a golf ball
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  8. 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. George Horvath 0
    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. George Horvath 0
    2. Chef Rover 0
      ha! apple does not fall far from the tree...πŸ™‚
    3. Christopher Pereira 0
    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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  10. 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. George Horvath 0
    2. Greg Malachowski 0
      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. Christopher Pereira 0
      You’re a vampire arent you πŸ˜‚
    6. Thats awesome Greg
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