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by lightenup
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Cooler temps

Walked point mountain today. Didnt see any fish but sunnies. I dont think the 2 guys fishing saw any either...very clear and low so fish are easy to see.
by lightenup
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: oriental bittersweet
Replies: 6
Views: 338

Re: oriental bittersweet

I have lots of Japanese stilt grass in my yard, where ever the sun shines...also Voorhees state park is over run with that stuff in several areas.
by lightenup
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Cooler temps

This weather keeps up, it's gonna' be too cold for fishing soon!!!;)
by lightenup
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Cooler temps

Went to the gorge today. 65 degree water temp. Low water. Spotted two fish, hooked one and spooked the other fighting the first. Long release.small rainbow. Didn't spot many fish, just the 2.. Not to worry....the garden will be re-planted in a few short weeks!!! At least you got out...good chit...w...
by lightenup
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Cooler temps

Noon
by lightenup
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Cooler temps

Went to the gorge today. 65 degree water temp. Low water. Spotted two fish, hooked one and spooked the other fighting the first. Long release.small rainbow. Didn't spot many fish, just the 2..
by lightenup
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cooler temps
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Cooler temps

I may be able to fish Sunday or Monday. Are there any fish left alive in the Califon area of the SBR? Haven't been out since early June. It was a brutal summer. Temps look good for the next week though. Good times!!!
by lightenup
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: CBS video on fly fishing's growing popularity during Q-tine
Replies: 24
Views: 1709

Re: CBS video on fly fishing's growing popularity during Q-tine

So when you leave this "dirty river state" to fish the West Branch please be advised that Deposit NY on the banks of the West branch was founded by the logging industry which is not exactly environmentally friendly. :lol: I referring to chemicals when I state dirty ;) . The Musky in the past was li...
by lightenup
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Temps
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: Water Temps

At least where I live, next week's temps look like they're inching back up into the 87-88 range during the day. But some of these cool mornings with low dew points (50s) have been delightful. I also looked at NJ's drought map which says the state is in a green "normal' range. Do normal water levels...
by lightenup
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Temps
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: Water Temps

Looking at the long term forecast and daytime highs are dropping this week and nighttime temps to hit 60s and even down to upper 50s later this week into next. That seems to be the new norm - Summer starts by June 1 but ends or starts to by mid August. We still need rain, though.... SBR got down to...
by lightenup
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data
Replies: 16
Views: 1935

Re: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data

Rusty Spinner wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:03 am
BiggerThomas wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:53 pm
lightenup wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:27 pm
And up over 70 already...it happens quickly. Warms quicker than it cools it seems.
You will see this concept applies to many natural things, people included.
I see you haven't met my wife.
Lol.that rule applies to all wives my friend.
by lightenup
Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data
Replies: 16
Views: 1935

Re: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data

And up over 70 already...it happens quickly. Warms quicker than it cools it seems.
by lightenup
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data
Replies: 16
Views: 1935

Re: SBR USGS gauge gets temp data

We can see how the coming rains will affect the temps...
by lightenup
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: Catfishing from the Bank
Replies: 16
Views: 2440

Re: Catfishing from the Bank

I just read all this, I have catfshed spruce run 25 years ago and caught nothing but a half dozen of the biggest snappping turtles I have seen. As far as reproduction, when they drained Verona pond when I was a kid we found one about an inch long in a puddle and my buddy had it for years in his fis...
by lightenup
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Temps
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: Water Temps

dbarr15 wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:46 am
Just checked the USGS site for the SBR and there is a temperature graph! Is this new?
Yes I saw it too. Look how thw temp fell as the levels rose. The rain helped last night. Also I bet the sun going down had something to do with it. :)
by lightenup
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Access Points Map
Replies: 16
Views: 2509

Re: Water Access Points Map

Someone has waaaay too much time on their hands.... :D ;) :D :D :D :lol:
by lightenup
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Temps
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: Water Temps

They are too expensive to maintain without a supporting funder. I tried many times to have TU fund one for either the Musky or the SBR gauge but nobody seemed interested. Some stations do have them such as Spruce Run in Glen Gardner, the Pequannock at two sites, etc. That temp in GG goes up and dow...
by lightenup
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cut-off temp for summer trout?
Replies: 19
Views: 2623

Re: Cut-off temp for summer trout?

New to this forum--and an enthusiast of limited experience--so I want to ask: What water temperature is considered the high cut-off point for trout fishing? I agree with 68...but, If you take the temp in the morning, and it's hot out, check every half hour or so as the temperature of the water can ...
by lightenup
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: Catfishing from the Bank
Replies: 16
Views: 2440

Re: Catfishing from the Bank

I have cat fished for many years in Spruce Run reservoir. Worms work fine. Also go at night after a rain and fish the peninsula by Mueller Toyota. Cast, let it sink and wait. They will also eat spinners, rattletraps, pretty much anything but a stinky bait works best. be ready though as I have lande...
by lightenup
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Water Temps
Replies: 33
Views: 4167

Re: Water Temps

They are too expensive to maintain without a supporting funder. I tried many times to have TU fund one for either the Musky or the SBR gauge but nobody seemed interested. Some stations do have them such as Spruce Run in Glen Gardner, the Pequannock at two sites, etc. That temp in GG goes up and dow...