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by Fishybig
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!! Go get those lines tight before the family time comes....beautiful day to wet a line!!
by Fishybig
Wed Nov 09, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: fished the Musky Trout Sanctuary today
Replies: 14
Views: 1260

Re: fished the Musky Trout Sanctuary today

With that said , i guess you can explain why i have been fishing it for 30 plus yrs? Without said permission, and have met others that know of said waters....without pics it would be all talk...congratulations with ur online connection
by Fishybig
Wed Nov 09, 2022 7:52 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: fished the Musky Trout Sanctuary today
Replies: 14
Views: 1260

Re: fished the Musky Trout Sanctuary today

You guys are a wealth of information...why?? The ppl that need to know already know....so why talk about it publicly?? Does it make you feel good to have that online connection???????🤔
by Fishybig
Mon Oct 03, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: Walleye tournament cheating scandal!
Replies: 13
Views: 932

Re: Walleye tournament cheating scandal!

While im sure he cheated, the video is a little suspect....how did he get fillets ( skin on ,no less) into the walleye?? and the weights don't appear to be in the stomach cavity of the fish.....it all sounds very strange
by Fishybig
Wed Aug 31, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

Heading back up tomorrow afternoon and will come back home Tuesday afternoon.....weather looks perfect!!!
by Fishybig
Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

Weather was amazing!! Fished the lower west sat. mornin , sheehawkin and babist camp....one missed fished @ sheehawkin, didnt feel like nymphing so thats all she wrote...Fished lordville Sunday mornin and again had to decide nypmh or die....landed 7 at the head of the riff in short order...mostly 8-...
by Fishybig
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

Headed up this afternoon and back home sunday....will likely fish the upper east and lower west....im just not into fishing the always crowded upper west...
by Fishybig
Fri Jul 29, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Brook trout ponds of Vermont
Replies: 12
Views: 2213

Re: Brook trout ponds of Vermont

Blessed my ass , you earned it!! Hour and a half hike...i woulda died after a half hour....shoulda stuck wit the long stick...more rewarding, but u gotter done...good yob!!
by Fishybig
Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: a alternate type of fishing for the summer
Replies: 3
Views: 910

Re: a alternate type of fishing for the summer

Funny its been popular for quite some time...but i dont know any fisherman that have done it...its more of a treasure hunter thing....like guys that metal detect....seems like a cool hobby but if i did it i would be saying look at all the fish we just spooked, wheres my rod!!!
by Fishybig
Tue Jul 19, 2022 5:16 pm
Forum: Conservation Issues, Groups and Projects
Topic: NJ Native Fish Coalition now formed and launched
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Re: NJ Native Fish Coalition now formed and launched

I might become a member....ty for sharing this!!
by Fishybig
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Esopus Creek?
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Esopus Creek?

Quality fish, thx fer the report....havent fished it in the 20 yrs but my report would be similar...wtg!!
by Fishybig
Thu Jul 14, 2022 10:42 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: smallie season
Replies: 15
Views: 3044

Re: smallie season

The OP was in late june....i start targeting and get my biggest smallies of the yr usually starting about mid march...its after ice out, temps are slowly on the rise and they are hungry after a long winter hanging in their wintering holes....think big meals
by Fishybig
Wed Jul 06, 2022 8:59 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Musconetcong TCA - Penwell
Replies: 19
Views: 3978

Re: Musconetcong TCA - Penwell

checked out the Musconetcong TCA today - didn't see another angler. It was hot out, but not too bad since I was in the shade most of the time. Rusty Spinner was right about the deep pools and needing to get down deep. Had a couple of follows, and caught one on a copper john, saw one rising trout, b...
by Fishybig
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

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by Fishybig
Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

Back to the grind today😭 Fished Saturday early afternoon and monday morning... Saturday headed to the upper east ,water temps 43....sulphers got goin fish started showin and a nasty downpour ended that action...made a mile er so wiggle downstream and after a little waiting had some fish starting to ...
by Fishybig
Thu Jun 30, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Poe Paddie pointers
Replies: 7
Views: 1855

Re: Poe Paddie pointers

White gloved howdys their finest!!!
by Fishybig
Wed Jun 29, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Heading north!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3132

Re: Heading north!!

Headed back up tomorrow after work and come back home on Tuesday....with the low water and high temps up there ill be spending most , if not all of my time on the east and west.....should be fun spending some time at the east branch firemans fair
by Fishybig
Sun Jun 26, 2022 7:07 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: recommendation on a GREAT pair of wading boots
Replies: 22
Views: 3649

Re: recommendation on a GREAT pair of wading boots

Cant remember how many seasons on my korker boots with boa system.....I gottem the last yr that effingers was open and they still work gr8....never had the bottoms fall out , although i do change them almost every season....broke a boa lace once and while the downtime did suck they were cheap and ea...
by Fishybig
Tue Jun 14, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: brookies
Replies: 9
Views: 2329

Re: brookies

Those bows look pretty decent!! Maybe from the fall stocking??
by Fishybig
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:12 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Isonychia
Replies: 3
Views: 1307

Re: Isonychia

Nice work with the temp taking.....should always be the first thing you do at waters edge, no matter the season....unless of course you had too much coffee on the way there...