Musconetcong River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Musconetcong River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Hanging it up until Sept. Carp, Salt, Smallies, and Catskill tailwaters. Do the right thing and leave the TROUTSKIS alone while it's too hot. Don't be the angler waiting for the water to hit 69 degrees to fish. The stress is cumulative and the Trout are just trying to survive the heat and low oxygen...
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 17 / 2017
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Musconetcong River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Just Below Seasonal Average

Visibility: 16 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 75 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: afternoon evening

Best stretch: Hackettstown on south.

Best access point: Point Mt. TCA

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Hendrickson Sulphur Invaria Blue Quill Caddis 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 ...

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