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by BillSmith
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Conservation Issues, Groups and Projects
Topic: Raritan Headwaters meeting 12/1/18:
Replies: 5
Views: 7539

Raritan Headwaters meeting 12/1/18:

No mention of fish, fishermen, trout or Trout Unlimited. No mention of dam removal etc., just a lengthy discussion on climate change.
by BillSmith
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Connetquot Brook Trout and Toms River
Replies: 15
Views: 6209

Re: Connetquot Brook Trout and Toms River

We used to get lots of these all over the Raritan river, then they stopped stocking Brook Trout and it all went away.
by BillSmith
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Winter trout stocking:
Replies: 10
Views: 4495

Winter trout stocking:

How many anglers will be heading to Ponderlodge pond in Cape May or Birch Grove Park pond near Atlantic City this winter to catch stocked trout ?
Or better yet Furnace lake where they stock Muskellunge ?
by BillSmith
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Paulinskill river:
Replies: 8
Views: 4245

Re: Paulinskill river:

Correct
by BillSmith
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Conservation Issues, Groups and Projects
Topic: Raritan river 11/12/18:
Replies: 2
Views: 6111

Raritan river 11/12/18:

Central Jersey Stream Team 11/12/18: A great day for a clean-up with the Bonnie Brae kids! 4 adults and 5 youth gave a little TLC to the 200 trees planted along Riverwalk in Raritan about 10 years ago. They were growing with the metal wire, plastic tubing, and protective hose still attached! We coll...
by BillSmith
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: North branch Raritan 11/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1985

Re: North branch Raritan 11/11

Nice trout !
by BillSmith
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 11/9/18:
Replies: 9
Views: 4358

Re: Raritan river 11/9/18:

Twism86 wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:05 pm
I'm still surprised by the quality of fish down there!
And we can't even get fall stocking, go figure.
by BillSmith
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Paulinskill river 11/10/18:
Replies: 2
Views: 1688

Re: Paulinskill river 11/10/18:

Paulinskill river
by BillSmith
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Paulinskill river 11/10/18:
Replies: 2
Views: 1688

Paulinskill river 11/10/18:

Paulinskill river
by BillSmith
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Paulinskill river:
Replies: 8
Views: 4245

Paulinskill river:

Paulinskill river
by BillSmith
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 11/9/18:
Replies: 9
Views: 4358

Raritan river 11/9/18:

Water was very high but clear near Duke Island Park in Bridgewater.
by BillSmith
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Big Flatbrook 11/1
Replies: 34
Views: 11996

Re: Big Flatbrook 11/1

I think I remember reading very few if any transmitters were returned.
by BillSmith
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Big Flatbrook 11/1
Replies: 34
Views: 11996

Re: Big Flatbrook 11/1

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is conducting a radio telemetry study in the Big Flat Brook system. The focus of the study is on the movement and use of habitat by stocked Rainbow Trout. Small transmitters have been surgically implanted into hatchery trout released into the Catch and Release...
by BillSmith
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 10/26/18:
Replies: 15
Views: 7046

Re: Raritan river 10/26/18:

DeMott Lane.
by BillSmith
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Watch out for trout redds
Replies: 6
Views: 3792

Re: Watch out for trout redds

How do you know those are redds ? We have them all over the Raritan river, lower North and South branch too. It seems to come from geese and ducks pounding the bottom.
by BillSmith
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 10/26/18:
Replies: 15
Views: 7046

Re: Raritan river 10/26/18:

Maybe we should make the upper Raritan river a "NO Kill" stretch. If that were to happen we would get spring AND fall stocked trout, much like the KLG
by BillSmith
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 10/26/18:
Replies: 15
Views: 7046

Re: Raritan river 10/26/18:

Log book entry Nov 14th, 2009, cloudy cool, 3 big rainbows, Duke Island Park Raritan river.All on jigs.
Got some nice photos of fish from 2017. This has been going on for a long, long time now.
by BillSmith
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan river 10/26/18:
Replies: 15
Views: 7046

Re: Raritan river 10/26/18:

Yes, I can easily see that trout (and many others) ejecting themselves over the Headgates dam. Trout, especially Rainbow Trout have been known to swim down stream many miles and eject themselves like fly fishing fish over obstacles such as dams. Maybe this trout came from Shannon's, quite possible a...