Pequest River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pequest 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
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pequest 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: Pequest TCA Only fish from the spillway to the 1st downstream bridge

Best access point: Hatchery lot on Rt. 46

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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Pequest River Description

This beautiful tributary of the Delaware River is located in Northwestern New Jersey. Famous for its Trout Hatchery, the Pequest offers angler easy access and opportunities for Trout fishing. There are many runs, pools and pocket water holding a combination of Rainbow, Brook, and brown trout. Exploration of the Pequest River beyond the Hatchery Trout Conservation Stretch will open up many opportunities for ...

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Indicator Tightline Streamers Dries

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See you in Sept

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