Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Happy Holidays! We have plenty of gifts for that special angler and gift certificates are available. Matt Grobert will be our featured tyer this Sunday at 9:30 am and John Collins will return next Sunday December 22nd. Bubba Watch has begun........

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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Cold weather came a little early to our area over the weekend and now there is a layer of snow to transform our area into a winter wonderland. The holiday season is always a great time to spend with family and friends but it is also a prime time to be outside for those...

Monday, November 25, 2019

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As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to thank of all of you for supporting the shop and the blog which is part of our new website. We're still working on a couple of things and I have to apologize for creating some confusion regarding the fly tying schedule. Next Sunday...

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Just a quick announcement: Due to space concerns in the shop we've decided to postpone Beginner Fly Tying with Len Ruggia to Saturday, December 1st. Tomorrow November 16th we are hosting Tom Gilmour who will be signing his new book, A Fly Fisher's Guide to New Jersey"....

Sunday, November 10, 2019

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The weather sure has been active lately, two big storms last week saw river levels on the South Branch rise to just under 1000 cfs twice in a matter of days; the second storm even brought a documented EF1 tornado to Madison, a very rare occurrence in New Jersey. A bene...

Monday, October 28, 2019

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We are getting ready for the NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year One Fly Contest and Banquet this coming Saturday November 2nd. We will be kicking off our annual fly tying classes the week of November 16th and 17th. Len Ruggia will be leading the Beginner classes on Saturdays...

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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As we've all noticed, rivers which were running high for much of the first part of the year were quite low and clear during the October stocking. This past week, our area received about two inches of rain and the South Branch shot up to 600 cfs. That's a nice shot of r...

Sunday, October 13, 2019

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Yesterday, the South Branch of the Raritan was stocked with 2200 Rainbow Trout averaging between 14-18" in length this includes the Ken Lockwood Gorge. These are fish that range between two and three pounds. That's not a ton of fish but when you add the 2800 trout that...

Friday, October 4, 2019

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September was an interesting month. As wet as it was in the first half of the year, even into the beginning of August; September was really dry. Now as we head into October, we're starting to see a little more rain and definitely cooler nights. While many anglers are h...

Monday, September 9, 2019

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It's taken a little time but rivers are really starting to chill down. Conditions are typical of the fall - low and clear but the water is cooling down with a succession of evening lows in the mid to upper fifties with daytime highs mostly in the mid to upper seventies...

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