1. This guy hit a 1/2 oz spinner bait while pike fishing. WTH

    Gangsta Crappie

    1. NJ Squatch 0
      if i was doing that i would have hung it on a whopper plopper
    2. he caught that on a ned rig and then switched it out for the picture
    3. He was REEEEEEALLY hungry! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. he was hungry πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  2. Biggest bucket mouth from the vacation. Doesn't feel like I was up there for 2 weeks after a week back at work. πŸ™

    Largemouth Bass

    1. NJ Squatch 0
      I wish Matt. I wish
    2. Matt Teeter 0
      Work? What do you mean work? You're a full-time angler!
    3. Nice healthy chunk! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. nice work NJ!!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘Š
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  3. Got the money fish on the last drift of the 2 week vacation! Qualifies for a New York Angler Achievement Award.

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. NJ Squatch 0
      No I have caught a couple of 4+ pounders.
    2. Nice one D
    3. is that the biggest one you ever caught up there?
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice tank Smallie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Tony Kurus 0
      Love it! Beautiful fish!
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  4. Northern strain TOAD in the slop! Biggest bass of the year.

    20 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. very cool 😎
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      And the mag cover. That is pretty effin cool
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      That thing was a beast. You should post a pic of the mount.
    4. 8 lb. 9 oz. 24.5 inches long 19 inch girth I beat the old Lake Hopatcong record from 1991
    5. Yeah buddy trolling a home made fly on leadcore in 27 feet of water. I made the cover of the Fisherman magazine #37 Nov. 13 2014
    6. you caught a bassasaurus Arty
    7. I guess my 8 plus had to be 50 years old
    8. Chris has seen it that wayπŸ‘
    9. Chris has seen it that wayπŸ‘
    10. Chris has seen it that wayπŸ‘
    11. that was more for Chris... than you NJ. those are old timers up there.so many that size down here they can be a bother at times😁
    12. NJ Squatch 0
      short growing season up this way Morris...according to the NJDEP biologists this fish is over 10 years old!
    13. Robert Coleman 0
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    15. no use fighting over small ones😏
    16. she's useless to me until 21" you can have her! then i'll be back :)
    17. NJ Squatch 0
      she was asking where you have been Chris and wanted a new owner
    18. NJ Squatch 0
      didn't have a scale Art but guessing around 5 pounds
    19. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» LOL Chris!
    20. Leave my pet alnoe til it grows to 21"!
    21. nice Jersey Hawg Squatch!!
    22. Nice one D how much did it weigh
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  5. Magic Hour PB Brown trout caught while lizard hunting. Pretty cool bycatch

    Brown Trout

    1. Yeah... Come to think of it that smallie was damn near 25"!!!!
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Just think of the fish story you can now tell
    3. pretty cool to have a picture of your fish isn't it...
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      Awesome Squatch! Congrats brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Matt Teeter 0
      Nice brownie Squatch!
    6. Chad Jaco 0
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  6. squatch with a real nice hefty hybrid striper from thursday

    1. NJ Squatch 0
      rich once these things get over 20" they grow more in width then length...back at it tonight!
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      yeah was around 5 pounds 22"
    3. Nice one D
    4. Matt Teeter 0
      You weigh him?
    5. Jack White 0
      Nice to see the rockets are biting
    6. Rich Pardy 0
      Man some nice girth on that striper!!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Squatch! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  7. Went 2 for 2 North of the gap. Nice big girls! Slow day for everyone fishing from the bank. Also had a freaking musky swim between my legs. Scared the crap at of ...more me!

    American Shad with a Flutter spoon

    1. Pete Lyden 0
      yeah it's probably like chocolate milk
    2. good luck pete, i'm waiting to go again, need the river to settle the hell down!
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      We were targeting them. They are a blast and are very hard fighting. Get out there soon. Once the water temps hit 60 they start spawning and are tougher to catch.
    4. Pete Lyden 0
      nice catches... were you targeting the shad?? never fished for them yet .. this year is the year.
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao... Good thing he wasn't surface feeding! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
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  8. 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. Robert Coleman 0
      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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  9. 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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  10. You know the fishing is terrible when you start casting at what the muskrat is gnawing on.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      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. Robert Coleman 0
      LmaoπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ How did that cook up Squatch?????
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Fishing Favorites

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