Musconetcong River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Musconetcong River, NJ
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Musconetcong River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Make sure and check the regulations over the next few weeks. Stocking days and the season opener so some water may be closed to fishing. Better safe than fined. Also walk to get away from crazed hordes of truck chasers. Good luck out there, it will be messy for a while...
Fishing Report Last Updated:
6 / 16 / 2018
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Musconetcong River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Above Seasonal Average

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Early/Mid-Afternoon - Dark

Best stretch: Hackettstown on south.

Best access point: Point Mt. TCA

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

March Brown Sulphur Caddis Midge BWO

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Open all year. Check NJ Fish and Wildlife Digest for Spring Stocking closure dates.

Nearest airport: Teterboro or Newark Liberty

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Musconetcong River Description

The "Musky" as it is called by all who know it flows southwest out of Lake Hopatcong. Downstream from Saxton Falls in Allamuchy, the Musky begins to take on a normal freestone flow. It contains seasonal trout water to the town of Changewater. From Changewater to the confluence with the Delaware, the Musky mixes with the limestone ground water, cooling down and becoming a better year round trout river. The area ...

Techniques & Tips

Indicator/Tightline Dries

7-Day Forecast

Warmer temps and some extra water for a change. Get out and enjoy...

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