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by Troutman
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

Help me out here..The Rte. 31 bridge in Clinton is above the Clinton falls? By that new Hotel, or did you launch under the rte 78 Bridge, or the old rte. 22 bridge below the falls? It was the 2nd bridge after the falls. I thought that was RT31 :?: . You mite be rite about being the old RT 22 bridge...
by Troutman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

That is exactly what I was thinking of doing this year. How was the trip via kayak? Any issues? Where did you put in and take out at? I launched under Rt31 bridge in Clinton. I took out before the headgates dam Bridgewater. Very nice paddle in between. Soooo many spots in between to fish without ot...
by Troutman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

NOW is the time to drive around, do your scouting, look into permits for launching etc. You can launch at Boyd Park, Donaldson Park, Edison Boat Basin launch and Sayerville. Don't forget about the South River also. We catch these in Bound Brook in the spring on the Raritan river. That spot is very ...
by Troutman
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan Outdoor Expo
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: Raritan Outdoor Expo

Dont waste your $$$$$ or time :o
by Troutman
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?

They mite be dumb for a few weeks in the new water. But they get smart fast afterwards once they acclimate to their new surroundings.
by Troutman
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?

Stockie. Pectoral fin is ground down from concrete raceway imo
by Troutman
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

robtf wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:48 pm
be prepared for stripers, at least in the spring :D
That will be the best part of the trip there :) :)
by Troutman
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

That is exactly what I was thinking of doing this year. How was the trip via kayak? Any issues? Where did you put in and take out at? I launched under Rt31 bridge in Clinton. I took out before the headgates dam Bridgewater. Very nice paddle in between. Soooo many spots in between to fish without ot...
by Troutman
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Old Claremont TCA facelift
Replies: 12
Views: 549

Re: Old Claremont TCA facelift

Fished it on & off near the farm bridge. Has deep pools and run. Always did great on that stretch.
by Troutman
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

Im fortunate to find alot of these remotes spots as I traveled down from Clinton SBR all the way down to Dukes Island main stem on kayak and fished all of them. Marked alot of them gps to return on foot to fish them again :D That is exactly what I was thinking of doing this year. How was the trip v...
by Troutman
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

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caught this little guy there
by Troutman
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

Your rite about small mouths being there in the summer months. That 3rd pic had a small dam there at 1 time. A small part of the foundation still exists there. Smallies hang there all the time
by Troutman
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

Im fortunate to find alot of these remotes spots as I traveled down from Clinton SBR all the way down to Dukes Island main stem on kayak and fished all of them. Marked alot of them gps to return on foot to fish them again :D
by Troutman
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

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Some nice spots from the lower SBR
by Troutman
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

Fish sunnyside area early autumn regularly. Nice stretch of water. I usually walk down the river a bit.
by Troutman
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: South Branch Advise
Replies: 42
Views: 1469

Re: South Branch Advise

I'm relatively new to fly fishing and the only section of the South Branch I have fished is the Ken Lockwood Gorge. Would someone share with me other sections of the river that can be fished successfully during the winter months? Thank you. The south branch is so long. There are way many places on ...
by Troutman
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to the GST community :mrgreen: . Hope everyone tight lines for 2019 ;)
by Troutman
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Beaver Dam busting...
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Beaver Dam busting...

NJAngler wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:15 am
Nexr time I will bring a rake. If they dam some swamp up and create a nice bass pond, I'm cool with it. But hot damming up streams.
Its nature's calling. The beavers are just doing what they were bred for :lol:
by Troutman
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Beaver Dam busting...
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Beaver Dam busting...

Now you made some poor beavers homeless :cry: . Hope your :P ................. :lol:
by Troutman
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Rian
Replies: 11
Views: 495

Re: Rian

Guys beg for rain to have high flows. Well here it is. Deal with it Lighten up. It was meant as humor other than my struggles with typing which were unintended humor. Actually I'm looking forward to this coming spring and summer to see if we have improved insect hatches given the much improved wate...