Gorge stocking

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Fishalot13
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Gorge stocking

Post by Fishalot13 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:20 am

Does anyone happen to know what day they will be stocking The Gorge? I can't find any information on the website I believe last year they at least listed the day.

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Jaybird » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:37 pm

I think it's Tuesday ...... Why are we planning on chasing the truck down there ???

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by troutfishing4life » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:11 pm

stocking truck chasing in the gorge thats just plain wrong :shock: :shock:

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Troutman » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:23 pm

troutfishing4life wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:11 pm
stocking truck chasing in the gorge thats just plain wrong :shock: :shock:
Jaybird wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:37 pm
Why are we planning on chasing the truck down there ???
:o ... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by CheeseburgerFly » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:27 pm

I heard they are no longer stocking the Gorge. They reallocated those trout to the Manville section of the Raritan.

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Jaybird » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:50 pm

CheeseburgerFly wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:27 pm
I heard they are no longer stocking the Gorge. They reallocated those trout to the Manville section of the Raritan.

I love a good call back .

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Fishalot13 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:44 pm

I dont chase the truck but this winter has been very slow there. Not seeing many fish at all so I don't plan on going back unless they stock it or I'll explore some new spots.

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by coaltrout » Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:38 pm

I forget is trout fishing there open despite closures? If so i imagine the place is packed on any fair weather weekend these next few weeks.

Please don't stock trout in Manville... I want that stretch of river still open for the closures :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

No kidding i caught sone good holdovers there last early spring

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Drossi » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:14 pm

Great, 2 weeks of incessant stocking and KLG overload.........
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Troutman » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:24 am

CheeseburgerFly wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:27 pm
They reallocated those trout to the Manville section of the Raritan.
:o :o :o .... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Jaybird » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:30 am

Nothing says confidence booster like catching 18 just stocked rainbows in the gorge on a neon green mop .....
PS: when they stocked brookies in there , the first few days guys would catch 40 .....
When the state stocks a trout in the gorge , they get maximum return on they're investment. Catch and release probably is the only reason that place is as fisherman friendly as it is , in terms of numbers of fish . It would be amazing if they had a open hunting season on Herons and Merganser's as I'm sure they take a heavy toll on our local rivers .

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Troutman » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:26 am

KLG is over rated imo. Those trout there are pounded on a daily basis. The trout must get tired of getting a new hook into mouth everyday. Maybe 2-3 times a day. Ive watched as many as 10 guys fish the same exact spot after each other. Yes. The place is picturesque. But between the dog walkers that allow their pooch to swim rite in front of you, to some people wet wading to cool off in the summer. It really is distracting. I can think of a few other places that I can fish in peace. I do fish there in the winter when psi is off somewhat
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Jaybird » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:35 am

Troutman wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:26 am
KLG is over rated imo. Those trout there are pounded on a daily basis. The trout must get tired of getting a new hook into mouth everyday. Maybe 2-3 times a day. Ive watched as many as 10 guys fish the same exact spot after each other. Yes. The place is picturesque. But between the dog walkers that allow their pooch to swim rite in front of you, to some people wet wading to cool off in the summer. It really is distracting. I can think of a few other places that I can fish in peace. I do fish there in the winter when psi is off somewhat
I don't disagree with you , but if you are new to Fly-fishing , the pressured fish , crowded stream, forces you out of your comfort zone and makes you a better fisherman .

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by BiggerThomas » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:51 am

Jaybird wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:35 am
Troutman wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:26 am
KLG is over rated imo. Those trout there are pounded on a daily basis. The trout must get tired of getting a new hook into mouth everyday. Maybe 2-3 times a day. Ive watched as many as 10 guys fish the same exact spot after each other. Yes. The place is picturesque. But between the dog walkers that allow their pooch to swim rite in front of you, to some people wet wading to cool off in the summer. It really is distracting. I can think of a few other places that I can fish in peace. I do fish there in the winter when psi is off somewhat
I don't disagree with you , but if you are new to Fly-fishing , the pressured fish , crowded stream, forces you out of your comfort zone and makes you a better fisherman .
I was gonna say about the same...

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by CheeseburgerFly » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:51 am

"It's filled with micronymphers! You are probably one of them. Are you fishing with small nymphs?" ~ Random person voicing displeasure in the parking lot last Friday morning.

It is a beautiful place that can be fun to fish, but I limit my time spent there because it can get frustrating. I am also the type who gets bored if I go to the same place all the time.

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by lightenup » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:20 pm

I was there yesterday...maybe 5 guys fishing the whole thing. The Gorge is a got to for me as it if 5 minutes from my house, and if you need a confidence boost, don't fish there off season as those fish get pounded and become a bit persnickety..so yes, small nymphs. As far as stocking down there yet? Hmmmm, I was wondering why there was a pod of 20 rainbows in the Aquarium Pool...LOL caught almost all of them and released them. Also got one really cool fish see the other thread.

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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Drossi » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:45 pm

lightenup wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:20 pm
5 minutes from my house,
Probably the primary reason I've fished it twice in 40 years, it takes me an hour and change to get there. I pass a lot of productive water on the way or an hour gets me into the Pocono's. Nah not really, its more cause of the crowds of a-hole's
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Troutman » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:54 pm

I find the stretch Pre-KLG to be more enjoyable to fish. From Shannon's down to the bridge. Yes its not C&R protected. But 99% of the guys release the fish anyway. & Shannon's stock alot of niceeee fish in there for all to enjoy. I lmao sometimes when I see most of the guys down in the KLG :shock: like they are rite out of the LL Bean catalog :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by Troutman » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:01 pm

Jaybird wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:35 am
I don't disagree with you , but if you are new to Fly-fishing , the pressured fish , crowded stream, forces you out of your comfort zone and makes you a better fisherman .
I agree to what you say. You really have to be on top of your game somewhat to catch fish in KLG. Those trout have experience & probably :shock: every fly in creation :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gorge stocking

Post by troutfishing4life » Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:15 am

So did you guys follow the truck

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