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
I would not put any more pressure on local fish unless you have no other option. The fish are very spooky now due to lack of water. If you do fish local right now, stealth is key...
Fishing Report Last Updated:
10 / 9 / 2014
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Musconetcong River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

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

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

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

Tight Line Nymph/Indicator Nymph/Dry Dropper Go to dries when Trout are actively feeding on the surface

7-Day Forecast

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....

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