1. Splashed the boat for the first time this year and found the paper mouths. Over 50 fish to 13”

    1 lb. 1 oz. 13 in. Black Crappie

    1. Nice one Squatch!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. Holey Shiat
    3. don't tell me you didn't get a 14!
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  2. Sign of spring! Plan B saved us from an otherwise crappy day of fishing. Ha

    13 in. Black Crappie with a Leland's Crappie Magnet Jig Heads

    1. They got hammered just like LH. I think they moved out to deeper water from the cold front
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Only had 2 that were picture worthy art. Another skunking today
    3. Pete Lyden 0
      great catch! way to go
    4. I just asked Chris today where are Squatch's pics
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  3. You know the fishing is terrible when you start casting at what the muskrat is gnawing on.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Yeah,..... Chris's story is waaaay better! Should've gone with it! πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    2. you gotta learn how to tell fish stories....this should've went like this...."i finally hook up with a nice bass and as i'm reeling it in, a giant wake ...more forms behind the fish and BAM! water explodes on it and the fish was chopped in half! I'm not sure, but i think there may be a small bull shark in the lake....i'll be back to hunt it!"
    3. hahaha
    4. Eeewwww
    5. NJ Squatch 0
      Catch and release!
    6. LmaoπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ How did that cook up Squatch?????
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  4. Another NJ Skillful Angler Pickerel to close out the ice season. Photobomb courtesy of Pickerel Pereira.

    24 in. Chain Pickerel

    1. oooooh i remember what i was doing....100% i was mid 'suck it' motion
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      I still say air guitar
    3. hahahaha i still don't know what i'm doing....maybe the thriller dance?
    4. I know that’s his favorite species both fresh and salt
    5. NJ Squatch 0
      he also loves catching pickerel!
    6. LOL! Who's the photo bomber in the background? Looks like something Chris likes doing
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  5. FINALLY! After 5 failed attempts I nailed a landlocked. I am done with the ice and ready for open water.

    Landlocked Salmon

    1. Congrats Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. I here that
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  6. First iced smallie!

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. idk about this weekend, but it should refreeze.
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Hopefully the ice survives the warm up
    3. we have to get there and jig!
    4. Wade Bowles 0
      Nice catch!
    5. Alan Koop 0
      Nice smallie, I've never gotten one through the ice.
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  7. First iced bass of 2019. Spooled the tip up.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Ice Hawg:)
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Stupid iPhone autocorrect
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. Idk why you're fishing with a tulip... Should use tipups...
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  8. First flag on Sunday within 5 minutes of setting the tipup. .25" shy of a skillful angler award. More ice fishing this weekend.

    12 in. Yellow Perch

    1. we're going after perch tomorrow that will make this one look like a dink!
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      May the next one be a full inch over! 😁 That's still a nice perch Squatch!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  9. First ice part deux. Skillful angler pickerel at 24.5" on a tip up.

    24 in. Chain Pickerel

    1. Pete Lyden 0
      glad u guys had success. congrats!
  10. 2018 was more quality than quantity Just missed my goal of catching 5 NJ Skillful Angler fish to achieve the master angler award. PB Hybrid @ 25.5” and PB Waldo ...more @ 27”. Hoping for a productive 2019.

    NJ Skillfull Angler

    1. Kenneth Olivo 0
    2. Nice work squatch!!
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Congrats Squatch! You'll get'em next year! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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Fishing Favorites

  • Species Small Mouth Bass
  • Waterway Lake Hopatcong
  • Lure Anything that is working