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Went bass fishing the other day and was thoroughly ignored. Putting on my favorite carp rig and tried catching some of the many cyprinids the cruse the small lake. Ended up catching a dozen clone…Continue

Started by Fisher Mirto. Last reply by John Sheehan Dec 20, 2016.

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Has any one tried the hatchery dust maid by LipripperZ they have all kinds of trout lures and other baits I have never had luck with the power baits but am willing to try this hatchery dust the 3oz…Continue

Started by Charles ( wolf ) Gibson . Last reply by John Sheehan Oct 16, 2013.

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Comment by John Sheehan on June 20, 2016 at 6:53am

Late June Trout from the Wanaque River on Fathers day. 6/19/12...Brother Greg and I  got two and lost one each .Spinners and worms.Kept these three .

Comment by John Sheehan on May 20, 2016 at 10:07am

Landlocked Atlantic Salmon two fish Limit in New Jersey . Both 14,1/2" Tasted great but not like Pink flesh Salmon ,more like Trout .Ist time catch for me with this species .

Comment by John Sheehan on May 2, 2016 at 5:38am

Don't usually catch Trout in a lake but got one on a #3 silver Krocodile spoon last week and my buddy Steve got 2 on a Rattlin' Rap. My fish was up in the column and jumped three times . I am guessing we caught them near a 10/20/ 30 ' convergence but didn't have the depth finder in the boat that day . Going by a undetailed map.

Comment by John Sheehan on October 4, 2015 at 8:11am

During the 2015 fall trout stocking season the Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock more than 20,000 trout in the state's major trout waters. The fish will be stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery from October 13-21.

This year will see a return to the stocking of larger fish measuring approximately 14" up to 22" in length and weighing one-and-a-half pounds to almost eight pounds. These Rainbow Trout will be stocked in 16 streams and 15 ponds over the two-week period.

As in past years, streams are stocked the first week, and ponds and lakes are stocked during the second week. The majority of streams stocked in the fall support holdover trout fisheries, providing anglers opportunities for larger trout to be caught year-round.

Fall trout-stocking is one of the most popular stocking programs offered by the Division of Fish and Wildlife. Anglers enjoy the additional fish provided by the Division as well as the opportunity to fish the waters of New Jersey during one of the most beautiful times of year. Cooler temperatures and reduced fishing pressure makes for a relaxed fishing experience. Any trout not caught during the fall will also be available all winter long for anglers to enjoy. Many are even caught the following spring.

The stocking boundaries for streams are the same as in the spring (see the current Freshwater Digest for information). There are no closed dates during the fall stocking period. Updates to the fall stocking program will be posted as necessary.

Comment by dink dailey on April 2, 2015 at 7:53am

I use a slip bobber also ,I can get the right depth I need ,sometimes you got to hunt them down.

Comment by John Sheehan on April 1, 2015 at 11:38am

Sounds cost effective Dink! Never tried it .

Comment by dink dailey on March 23, 2015 at 5:14pm

I like to use velveta cheese some times I mix half cheese and power bait. I buy the cheat brand from walmart it last all year if you put in baggy and frig.

Comment by John Sheehan on March 23, 2015 at 9:23am

Opening Day in NJ is April 4th

Comment by John Sheehan on June 12, 2014 at 6:57am

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