Water flow: Below Seasonal Average
Visibility: 24 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 56 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Early and Late
Best stretch: Hackettstown on south.
Best access point: Point Mt. TCA
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
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
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 4 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
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 ...
just below Penwell includes the Point Mountain TCA, a popular fishing destination. This river holds stocked brooks, browns and rainbows and some wild browns and wild brook trout. The Musky has 19 known trout production tributaries entering into it.
Tight Line Nymph/Indicator Nymph/Dry Dropper Go to dries when Trout are actively feeding on the surface
We finally got a little rain. I'm not sure how much good it did, but there is a little bit of water at least....