Pequest River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Pequest River, NJ
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Pequest 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
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pequest River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Above Seasonal Average

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

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

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:

Midge BWO March Brown Sulphur Caddis

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 ...

Techniques & Tips

Indicator/Tightline Dry Fly

7-Day Forecast

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

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