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  • Ringwood, NJ
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waywayanda Spinnerbait Pickerel

"Thanks Men, the Spinnerbait is finding them for sure. Great bait to search with and keep moving with to cover a lot of territory!"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"The Shenendoah River has some beautiful turquoise finned RBS!"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"Excellent Jeff. I usually catch them in the Wanaque River Headwaters from the Greenwood Lake Dam. I'm sure having fun through the Years with the flyrod and either Burke Plastics or Dick Tabbert's great Ants and Crickets he kindly sent me.…"
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What date is Independence Day?
July 4
What type of animal is a bluegill?
I live at Cupsaw lake and it has White and Yellow Perch, Large mouth Bass, Black Crappie,stocked Rainbow, Tiger and Brown Trout and occasional Brook Trout .Bluegill, Pumpkin seeds, BGXPS Hybrids and Yellow and Brown Bullheads and an occasional Chain Pickerel.I enjoy Freshwater multi-species fishing and occasional Salt Water inlet fishing for Fluke .
What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
New Jersey

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Squirrel Tail Jigs

 

SQUIRREL TAIL  JIGS

   I have been fishing simple Squirrel Tail Jigs since November 2009 and although I haven't counted the number of fish  they have  caught ,let's just say scores of fish !August 2017 I fished them consistently and reawakened the realization of how well these little guys attract many species of Fish. Examples of  a large variety of species have been caught on 1/8th ,16th and 32nd oz. Jigs .I tie them up usually with Black…

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Posted on September 3, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Cupsaw Lake Algae Treatment

Hi BBG friends . Here's what is going on at my Community Lake I fish often . Would like to hear views on this procedure . PROS /CONS? I am trying to get educated on the matter .Any help would be appreciated ! Below is the Cupsaw Lake bulletin regarding Algae treatment. Thanks ,John

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The lake will be treated today this morning with copper and Pond Shade Aqua Blue. The treatment will begin in the deep area,…

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Posted on August 2, 2017 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Fishing Goals

Fishin' Goals

X 1)Catch fish every month of the year and archive with photos and calendars.

Bluegill ,Yellow Perch, Crappie and Largemouth Bass are achieved.

 X 2)Catch Pickerel  in December( x achieved Dec. 2014 Shepherds lake) , February (Acheived) and (March)* acheived March31 2016, 17" Pickerel still need February to complete the Pickerel …

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Posted on July 15, 2015 at 8:30am

Fish Kill @ Four Corners Pond ,Sterling Forest Watershed

Sunday ,I was up at Sterling Lake visitor Center talking with a ranger about the fish kill at Four corners Pond, which occurred in the spring of 2012 . I asked about the measures taken since the fish kill was reported and he said fines have been issued to Perfect Cut Tree service and the Mulch pile has been greatly reduced .Today, I confirmed for myself that the mulch piles are reduced…
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Posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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At 4:39pm on July 28, 2020, Marvin Morgan said…

John, Thanks so much for the helpful info that you passed along to me....I appreciate your help. BBG...best folks/site out there!!!!

At 2:45pm on February 24, 2020, jim cosgrove said…

Here and there John.I think they are getting scarce due to inter breeding with other species,They still are pretty common on a lake i visit every spring 170 miles south.They are usually very deep and dont get very big but are stunning to look at.

At 2:44pm on August 5, 2019, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

Hey John I'm still working on my response to an earlier question you had on deep water techniques......thanks for your patience........

 
 
 

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waywayanda Spinnerbait Pickerel

"Thanks Men, the Spinnerbait is finding them for sure. Great bait to search with and keep moving…"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"The Shenendoah River has some beautiful turquoise finned RBS!"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"Excellent Jeff. I usually catch them in the Wanaque River Headwaters from the Greenwood Lake Dam.…"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"Thanks John….I appreciate every RBS I catch…….Growing up in Louisiana I only…"
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

"View full size to appreciate this fish….."
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Stunning Colors on This Redbreast Sunfish…….5/16/2024

With so many Coppernose on the Albemarle…..it’s a pleasant sight to catch the growing RBS ……love…
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