South Branch Raritan River, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of South Branch Raritan River, NJ
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South Branch Raritan 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 South Branch Raritan 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: Long Valley on Down the river.

Best access point:

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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South Branch Raritan River Description

One of NJ's finest rivers, the South Branch of the Raritan River gets it's start at Budd Lake. The South Branch flows from it's headwaters to were it converges with the North Branch of the Raritan River, and forms the main stem Raritan River. In the upper reaches the South Branch holds many Wild fish. The Claremont stretch is known for small wild reproducing Brook and Brown Trout. Meandering through Long Valley ...

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See you in Sept...

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