1. My girlfriend caught her first fish of her life. A first catch for her.

    Black Crappie with a Jig

    1. Congratulations! Nicely done.
    2. Good, im glad
    3. She had fun
    4. Too bad the damn motor wont work or we could’ve got her more! Glad she got to experience it though!
    5. Lol she was cold so I gave up mine to keep her warm.
    6. NJ Squatch 0
      Must be serious! She is wearing one of your sweatshirts! Stay safe
    7. thanks Dave from both of us. She never fished before. But the first time she kissed me she had me hooked
    8. Congrats to her on her first fish.Also congrats to you Arthur on catching her. hard to find a girl who like to fish.
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice!🎣
    10. She was afraid until I told her it has no teeth
    11. Ben Ruley 0
      wow and you got her to hold it! Great pic and hope you have her hooked. My wife goes with me but doesn’t fish which still works out ok for me
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  2. Landlocked Salmon with a Handmade Fly

    1. yeah the salmon have a little bit more of in indent mid tail and their mouths dont go back past their eyes
    2. look the same to me
    3. oh damn thought you hammered them again!
    4. @David Velez
    5. Just to make a comparison to the one I just caught at Round Valley. These were caught with Chris P.
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  3. 3 lb. 4 oz. 19.0 in. Landlocked Salmon

    1. this is Round Valley Reservoir Joe
    2. Joe Sexton 0
      was listed under lehigh canal
    3. Joe Sexton 0
      there SALMON in the lehigh canal??!?!?
    4. A homemade Flatwing Fly
    5. Paul Spina 0
      Artie. fantastic catch. I need some i fished round valley once and struck out. also what did the salmon eat
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  4. I checked the weather forecast for today, yesterday afternoon and saw ideal conditions for trolling my Homemade Flatwing Flies. 2 mph winds and 40 degrees which ...more it never got above 34. water temperature was 38 degrees. The day started slowly until I hit the South shore where I usually have good luck. I had 1 hit on the 5 foot rod, a short strike. 5 more minutes into the troll I caught this 19 inch Landlocked Salmon. At first I thought it was a Brown Trout, after further research I am positive it's a Salmon. A female at that. I hooked one more after that and lost it due to being out of practice and trying to clear the other rod.

    3 lb. 4 oz. 19.0 in. Landlocked Salmon

    1. Thanks Jeff
    2. Jeff M 0
      nice picture.
    3. I think maybe the RVTA may have stocked them. Just like the Tiger trout they put in there and Goldens. Every year they stock it with some surprises. Or maybe someone ...more caught it at MCR and brought it down to RV.
    4. NJ Squatch 0
      Well that is a surprise catch for that place. Very nice.
    5. yeah i thought brown too, either way, sweet catch! especially for february!
    6. David Velez 0
      nice catch. looks to me like the jaw extends past the eye making it a Brown trout
    7. What is up with the weight? I entered 3 lbs. 4 oz.
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  5. I first tried Spruce Run Reservoir because my cousin Mark still hasn't caught a Hybrid Striped Bass. Nothing there. We went to Round Valley Reservoir for 2 hours ...more and weren't disappointed. We landed a 17 inch Rainbow, an 18 inch Laker and my first ever Tiger Trout. Just shy of 16 inches he was released back to grow bigger.

    Tiger Trout with a Homemade Fly

    1. yeah kind of!
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Awesome tiger. Def on my bucket list
    3. Looks like a Spanish Mackerel pattern to me
    4. That is the craziest tiger I’ve seen! Looks like a rainbow brook hybrid rather than a brown brook hybrid!
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  6. 19 hours 20 minutes drive straight through. 16 hours of hard work in 98 degree weather.

    Wheelchair ramp for my brother with a Hard work and a Home Depot credit card

    1. Forget about my work Please help my brother with Gofundme. He's about to be homeless.
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Awesome work art showing the love
    3. nice job
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Looks good!👍👊
    5. GoFundMe Mike Huttemeyer
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  7. Please to all my fishing buddies and friends. I am begging for help. My younger brother had his 2nd stroke. He can not walk can not talk. I took 4 days off from ...more my busy schedule to drive to Florida and build him a ramp so he can get in and out of his house. His wife only makes 10 bucks an hour. They're about to be homeless because disability is taking their sweet role time. My brother has worked his butt of all of his life. Never used alcohol, drugs or even cigarettes. Diabetes is killing him slowly. So please is you could spare $10 or $20, we would appreciate it. If you can afford more that's even better. I put my bills aside and don't care about my credit score to build his ramp.

    Mike Huttemeyer with a A wheelchair

    1. Thanks Chris
    2. Mike Huttemeyer at GoFundme Debbie thanks in advance to anyone that can help.
    3. Debbie F 0
      Let me know how to send the money. Glad to help.
    4. Scott Schulte 0
      where do I send the money
    5. i got you buddy, will do when i get home. pretty sad how useless the government is... all they care about is protecting illegal immigrants.
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  8. I'm thinking this is caused by all of the fertilizers and pesticides used by the residents and farmers throughout our state. It's pretty sad what we are ...more doing to our lakes and waterways. Both fresh and salt.

    Blue/Green Toxic Algae with a Camera

    1. Chad M 0
      thats too bad...you would think after it being on the news they would at least make an attempt.
    2. They are well aware about it Chad. But do nothing about it. It was all over the news.
    3. Chad M 0
      show that picture to your local epa or Dnr official. it is toxic to some specific wildlife, such as frogs . it can contaminate drinking water and is also harmful ...more to pets, in particular to dogs . they’re steps that can be put in place to reduce this and help kill the algae. it also uses up a great deal of the oxygen in the water. just a thought.
    4. Stupid people like green lawns. I think the Vegans are to blame.
    5. Scott Sorrell 0
      I've seen some blue/green algae, but that s**t looks bad...never seen it like that before.
    6. better call the ghost busters on that one...
    7. NJ Squatch 0
      HAB is everywhere. That looks like paint
    8. Rich Pardy 0
      Damn thats some nasty looking s@#t
    9. Chad M 0
      that’s exactly what it’s from
    10. alfred kinney 0
      sad
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  9. Beautiful day

    Black Crappie with a Jig

    1. Rich I might be moving north because I don't think this crap lives up there.
    2. supposedly we are getting a mild winter this year... which means it'll probably be bad haha
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      Get em while u can Artie, old man winter will be here faster than we know!
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  10. A day off from work is a good day to go fishing. Landed over 50 of these guys from 12 to 15 inches. The toxic blue/green algae seems to have put a damper on the ...more fish too.

    Black Crappie with a Jig

    1. I won't ever eat fish again after this mess.
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice one brother!!
    3. Matt Teeter 0
      nice slab Art!
    4. Matt Teeter 0
      nice slab Art!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice job despite poor conditions!🎣👍
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About

I am a Fishaholic, I go crazy if I can't fish. My favorite fish are anything that swims and puts up a good fight.


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Hybrid Striped Bass
  • Waterway Lake Hopatcong
  • Lure Home made Flies

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